1949-50 FA Charity Shield (CS) N/A Portsmouth 1-1 Wolverhampton Wanderers

19491019 Wolverhampton Wanderers Neutral CS Pirate 1
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Era 1945-1970 : Magnificent to Mediocre
Season 1949-50
Date Wed Oct 19, 1949
Match Type First Team
Competition FA Charity Shield (CS)
Stage N/A
Kick Off 2.30pm
Venue Highbury (Arsenal)
Home Team Portsmouth
Away Team Wolverhampton Wanderers
Attendance 25000
Referee A Blythe (London)
Status Completed after 90 minutes
Final Score Portsmouth 1-1 Wolverhampton Wanderers
Home Scorers Reid 32
Away Scorers Hancocks 64p
Home Line Up Butler Hindmarsh Ferrier Scoular Thompson Dickinson Harris Reid Clarke Barlow Froggatt
Away Line Up Parsons Kelly Springthorpe Russell Shorthouse Crook Hancocks Smyth Pye Dunne Mullen
Match Summary The Charity Shield comes home with Pompey, but will be off to Molineux in six months, after Ferrier is adjudged to have handled. Wolves don’t appeal and the crowd laugh at the award. Earlier Reid netted with a fierce shot. Pompey sold £135-worth of tickets to Wolves’ £35.