1948-49 Football Combination Match 29 Southend United 2-0 Portsmouth

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Era 1945-1970 : Magnificent to Mediocre
Season 1948-49
Date Sat Apr 30, 1949
Match Type Reserve Team
Competition Football Combination
Stage Match 29
Kick Off 3.30pm
Venue Roots Hall
Weather Rain
Home Team Southend United
Away Team Portsmouth
Referee Mr V J Palfrey (Ipswich)
Status Completed after 90 minutes
Final Score Southend United 2-0 Portsmouth
Home Scorers Goodyear, Grant.
Away Scorers None
Home Line Up Nash, Woodward, Linton, Goodyear, Thornhill, Pryde, Tippett, Grant, Brown, Osmond, Bell.
Away Line Up Humpston, Gunter, Drummond, Neave, Field, Evans, Gordon, Brown, Elder, Henderson, Hunt.
Match Summary A goal in each half was enough to give Southend United a fairly comfortable victory over a young looking Portsmouth side, on a bone hard pitch.