1949-50 Football League Division One (D1) Match 41 Arsenal 2-0 Portsmouth

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Era 1945-1970 : Magnificent to Mediocre
Season 1949-50
Date Wed May 3, 1950
Match Type First Team
Competition Football League Division One (D1)
Stage Match 41
Kick Off 6.30pm
Venue Highbury (Arsenal)
Home Team Arsenal
Away Team Portsmouth
Attendance 63124
Referee P Annette (Basingstoke)
Status Completed after 90 minutes
Final Score Arsenal 2-0 Portsmouth
Home Scorers Goring 25, 80
Away Scorers None
Home Line Up Swindin Scott Barnes Forbes Compton L Mercer Cox Logie Goring Lewis Compton D
Away Line Up Butler Hindmarsh Ferrier Thompson Spence Dickinson Harris Reid Pickett Phillips Froggatt
Match Summary Injuries rob Pompey of Clarke (toe) and Flewin (hip), while Scoular is controversially banned. They are always second best to the FA Cup winners wearing their Wembley yellow. A late rally nearly earns a point, after Goring had nodded Gunners in front, then slotted past Butler.