1949-50 Football Combination Cup Match 1 Southampton 5-0 Portsmouth

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Era 1945-1970 : Magnificent to Mediocre
Season 1949-50
Date Sat Dec 31, 1949
Match Type Reserve Team
Competition Football Combination Cup
Stage Match 1
Kick Off 3.00pm
Venue The Dell
Weather Fine
Home Team Southampton
Away Team Portsmouth
Status Completed after 90 minutes
Final Score Southampton 5-0 Portsmouth
Home Scorers Lowder 2, Wilkins, Judd, Dare.
Away Scorers None
Home Line Up Thomas, Anderson, Gregory, Elliott, Clements, Smith, Grant, Wilkins, Dare, Judd, Lowder.
Away Line Up Leather, Rookes, Gunter, Cairney, Spence, Beale, King, Reid, Atyeo, Pickett, Parker.
Match Summary Portsmouth Reserves fielded one of their strongest sides of the season but Southampton Reserves, playing like a cat with a mouse, crashed in four goals in the first 17 minutes to end the game as a contest.