1948-49 Football Combination Cup Match 1 Portsmouth 2-0 Crystal Palace

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Era 1945-1970 : Magnificent to Mediocre
Season 1948-49
Date Sat Jan 1, 1949
Match Type Reserve Team
Competition Football Combination Cup
Stage Match 1
Kick Off 2.15pm
Venue Fratton Park
Weather Windy and rain
Home Team Portsmouth
Away Team Crystal Palace
Attendance 5500
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Referee Mr G S Lovell (Parkstone, Dorset)
Status Completed after 90 minutes
Final Score Portsmouth 2-0 Crystal Palace
Home Scorers Reid 2
Away Scorers None
Home Line Up Humpston, Hindmarsh, Drummond, Neave, Bowler, Thompson, Brown, Delapenha, Reid, Lawler, Parker.
Away Line Up Graham, George, Wyatt, Stubbs, Briggs, Chilvers, Bostock, Freeman, Howells, Farrington, Sill.
Match Summary Pompey Reserves made a good start in the Combination Cup competition as a surprisingly large crowd braved the bad weather to see a game fought out in a gale on a very heavy pitch.