1949-50 Football Combination Cup Match 2 Leyton Orient 2-3 Portsmouth

19500107 Leyton Orient Away
19500107 Leyton Orient Away
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Era 1945-1970 : Magnificent to Mediocre
Season 1949-50
Date Sat Jan 7, 1950
Match Type Reserve Team
Competition Football Combination Cup
Stage Match 2
Kick Off 2.15pm
Venue Other
Weather Not known
Home Team Leyton Orient
Away Team Portsmouth
Referee Mr R T Bower (Middlesex)
Status Completed after 90 minutes
Final Score Leyton Orient 2-3 Portsmouth
Home Scorers Smith, Taylor.
Away Scorers Reid, Ekner, Gordon.
Home Line Up Welton, Lucas, Murray, Taylor, Rooney, Stroud, Pope, Blair, Higgins, Garden, Smith (Line up taken from Programme)
Away Line Up Humpston, Rookes, Mansell, Gunter, Spence, Duggins, King, Reid, Ekner, Gordon, Parker.
Match Summary Portsmouth Reserves put their opening Cup defeat behind them as they win away at Brisbane Road by the odd goal in five, Dan Ekner chesting the ball home for the winner four minutes from time.