1948-49 Football Combination Match 27 Portsmouth 1-2 Crystal Palace

19490418_Evening News_22378.pdf
19490418_Evening News_22378.pdf
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Era 1945-1970 : Magnificent to Mediocre
Season 1948-49
Date Mon Apr 18, 1949
Match Type Reserve Team
Competition Football Combination
Stage Match 27
Kick Off 3.00pm
Venue Fratton Park
Home Team Portsmouth
Away Team Crystal Palace
Status Completed after 90 minutes
Final Score Portsmouth 1-2 Crystal Palace
Home Scorers Barlow
Away Scorers Howells, Rainford.
Home Line Up Humpston, Hall, Drummond, Elder, Field, Thompson, Gordon, Brown, Delapenha, Barlow, Bennett.
Away Line Up Eastaff, Kirkpatrick, George, Berry P, Briggs, Mulheron, Farrington, Fisher, Berry R, Rainford, Howells.
Match Summary Despite Bert Barlow scoring inside the first two minutes, the defence lapsed twice within a minute halfway through the first half. Pompey had more of the play, but were very weak near goal, and missed many chances.,