1948-49 Football Combination Cup Match 7 Portsmouth 0-1 Arsenal

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Era 1945-1970 : Magnificent to Mediocre
Season 1948-49
Date Sat Mar 12, 1949
Match Type Reserve Team
Competition Football Combination Cup
Stage Match 7
Kick Off 3.00pm
Venue Fratton Park
Weather Not known
Home Team Portsmouth
Away Team Arsenal
Attendance
Receipts
Referee Mr N G Way (Bournemouth)
Status Completed after 90 minutes
Final Score Portsmouth 0-1 Arsenal
Home Scorers None
Away Scorers Kelly
Home Line Up Humpston, Rookes, Drummond, Elder, Bowler, Thompson, Gordon, Brown, Asher, Beale, Bennett.
Away Line Up Uprichard, Delaney, Chenhall, Farquhar, Fields, Shaw, Holland, Kelly, Goring, Jones, Robertson.
Match Summary Pompey's youthful forward line did very well against a seasoned defence and with more steadiness near the goal would have come out on top, but a scrambled goal in the second half gave Arsenal victory.