1948-49 Football Combination Cup Match 11 Arsenal 5-1 Portsmouth

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Era 1945-1970 : Magnificent to Mediocre
Season 1948-49
Date Sat Apr 2, 1949
Match Type Reserve Team
Competition Football Combination Cup
Stage Match 11
Kick Off 3.15pm
Venue Highbury (Arsenal)
Weather Fine
Home Team Arsenal
Away Team Portsmouth
Attendance 10000
Referee Mr A C Williams (Brighton)
Status Completed after 90 minutes
Final Score Arsenal 5-1 Portsmouth
Home Scorers Goring 2, Horsfield 2, Roper.
Away Scorers Parker Pen 90
Home Line Up Swindin, Wade, Chenhall, Farquhar, Fields, Mercer, Roper, Kelly, Goring, Horsfield, Sexton.
Away Line Up Humpston, Hall, Drummond, Elder, Bowler, Thompson, Parker, Neave, Asher, Pickett, Anderson.
Match Summary Pompey were well beaten at Highbury as Arsenal go nap. Dennis Hall makes his debut at right back, and Parker gets a consolation penalty in the last minute.