Portsmouth v Liverpool 5-1 (League match)


Saturday, December 12 – 1953
Match: Football League, First Division, at Fratton Park, kick-off: 14:15.
Portsmouth – Liverpool 5-1 (2-1).
Attendance: 23,509.
Referee: Mr. R.E. Smith.
Portsmouth (2-3-5): Ted Platt, Phil Gunter, Jack Mansell, Len Phillips, Duggie Reid, Jimmy Dickinson, Peter Harris, Johnny Gordon, Charlie Vaughan, Matt Gemmell, Jack Henderson.
Liverpool (2-3-5): Russell Crossley, Ray Lambert, Eddie Spicer, Barry Wilkinson, Bill Jones, Roy Saunders, Brian Jackson, Sammy Smyth, Alan Arnell, Jimmy Payne, Alan A’Court.
The goals: 1-0 Gordon (17 min.), 1-1 Smyth (31 min.), 2-1 Harris (32 min.), 3-1 Harris, 4-1 Vaughan, 5-1 Harris.

Match report from the Portsmouth Evening News, Monday, December 14 – 1953.
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