1948-49 Football Combination Cup Match 6 Southend United 1-0 Portsmouth

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Era 1945-1970 : Magnificent to Mediocre
Season 1948-49
Date Sat Mar 5, 1949
Match Type Reserve Team
Competition Football Combination Cup
Stage Match 6
Kick Off 3.00pm
Venue Roots Hall
Weather Windy
Home Team Southend United
Away Team Portsmouth
Attendance
Receipts
Referee
Status Completed after 90 minutes
Final Score Southend United 1-0 Portsmouth
Home Scorers Thompson Own Goal.
Away Scorers None
Home Line Up Hankey, Beach, Linton, Pritchard, Thornhill, Pryde, Butler, Brown, Tippett, Osmond, Bell.
Away Line Up Humpston, Rookes, Drummond, Elder, Bowler, Thompson, Gordon, Brown, Asher, Beale, Bennett.
Match Summary With three young forwards from the A team, and another colt at right half, Pompey lost to the only goal of the game. Bell cut in and shot for goal, Humpston had the ball covered, but it struck Thompson on the heel and was deflected into the net.