1949-50 FA Challenge Cup Fourth Round Portsmouth 5-0 Grimsby Town

19500128 Grimsby Home FAC4
19500128 Grimsby Home FAC4
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Era 1945-1970 : Magnificent to Mediocre
Season 1949-50
Date Sat Jan 28, 1950
Match Type First Team
Competition FA Challenge Cup
Stage Fourth Round
Kick Off 2.30pm
Venue Fratton Park
Home Team Portsmouth
Away Team Grimsby Town
Attendance 39364
Referee R Burgess (Reading)
Status Completed after 90 minutes
Final Score Portsmouth 5-0 Grimsby Town
Home Scorers Froggatt 10, 77, Clarke 18, 71, Phillips 89
Away Scorers None
Home Line Up Butler Hindmarsh Ferrier Scoular Flewin Dickinson Parker Reid Clarke Phillips Froggatt
Away Line Up Bircham Hamby Fisher Duthie McMillan Johnston Hair Cairns Briggs Barney McStay
Match Summary Poor Mariners are all at sea once Froggatt’s header off the underside is adjudged to have gone in. Clarke profited as Reid missed his kick then Butler hurt his wrist as Briggs hit him at full speed, but he still managed to save. That was Town’s last chance as Pompey made class tell.