Film: 7268

Sport | 1930 | Sound | B/W

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Football match between England and Scotland at Wembley Stadium, London during the 1930s. Crowds in a packed Wembley wave as the teams come out of the tunnel and on to the pitch. Scotland score first and the Scottish crowds go wild. Stanley Matthews is playing. Medium close ups of the crowd. A Scottish goal is disallowed. England scores twice (the second is scored by Duncan Edwards).
Football Association Cup Semi-Final between Manchester United and Birmingham City at Hillsborough, Sheffield, Yorkshire during the 1950s. Good brief shoots of women in crowd. John Berry and Bobby Charlton score for Manchester United in the first half and then, at full time, the score is 2-0.
West Bromwich Albion (WBA) Aston Villa at soccer in the FA Cup Semi Final of the same year as the above. This is held at Wolverhampton's football stadium in the West Midlands. Whitehouse scores for WBA; wild crowd scenes ensue. Macfarlane scores for Aston Villa. Commentary claims that at the beginning of the second half WBA were 2-1 up, but the film does not show their second goal. Macfarlane scores again and its a draw.
England play Ireland at Wembley Stadium, London in a Football World Cup qualifier during the 1930s. Lord Mountbatten welcomes the Irish team on the pitch. Mountbatten shaking hands with the English team. Stanley Matthews is playing soccer for England. England's first two goals are scored by Tommy Taylor as well as the fourth. The final score is 5-1.
The FA Cup Final at Wembley Stadium, London between Aston Villa and Manchester United during the 1950s. Shots of crowds walking up to Wembley Way (in long shot). Aerial shots of the car park at Wembley filled to capacity. The crowd inside Wembley Stadium singing and waving programs. The teams coming on to the pitch from the tunnel. Queen Elizabeth II entering royal box. Prince Philip meeting the players on the pitch. Rival captains shake hands. Profile of Queen Elizabeth smiling. Tommy Taylor for Manchester United kicks off. Manchester United's goal keeper, Ray Wood, clashes with another player and is eventually stretchered off the pitch by St. John's Ambulance volunteers. Shots of disgruntled Man Utd supporters. Jackie Blanchflower as Man Utd's replacement goalkeeper. Macfarlane scores for Villa followed by crowd shots. Villa score again amd Tommy Taylor scores for Man Utd. The come back is too late though and Villa win 2-1. Queen and other dignatries prepare to present the cup to the victorious team. Johnny Dixon, Villa's captain, receives the FA Cup from the Queen. Shots of the soccer team, Aston Villa, celebrating.


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