1948-49 Football Combination Cup Match 2 West Ham United 2-2 Portsmouth

19490115_Football Mail_1122.pdf
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Era 1945-1970 : Magnificent to Mediocre
Season 1948-49
Date Sat Jan 15, 1949
Match Type Reserve Team
Competition Football Combination Cup
Stage Match 2
Kick Off 2.30pm
Venue Fratton Park
Weather Fog
Home Team West Ham United
Away Team Portsmouth
Attendance
Receipts
Referee
Status Completed after 90 minutes and penalties
Final Score West Ham United 2-2 Portsmouth
Home Scorers Dunn, Jackman.
Away Scorers Parker, Delapenha.
Home Line Up Peters, McGowan J, Devlin, Parker, Bradley, O'Farrell, Barrett, Jackman, Dunn, McGowan D, Bainbridge.
Away Line Up Humpston, Hindmarsh, Thompson, Neave, Bowler, Duggins, Brown, Delapenha, Reid, Lawler, Parker.
Match Summary A 2-2 draw was a fair reflection of this exciting Combination Cup battle, on a quagmire pitch, and 22 mud covered men looming through the fog must have been glad when the final whistle sounded.