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    Like to introduce to
    you the players of the national football team of England and their coach Walter
    Winterboth, who has something to say.........(His speech is synchronized).

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    SPORT: FOOTBALL

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Like to introduce to
    you the players of the national football team of England and their coach Walter
    Winterboth, who has something to say.........(His speech is synchronized).

    The British team includes players from the strongest football clubs: Captain
    billy Wright - centre back... Colin McDonald - goalkeeper ... Derek Kevan -
    centre forward. Now as we visited the team of England let us drop in to see the
    players of the national team of the Soviet Union. Here is its captain Igor Netto
    ... Konstantin Erishevsky - centre back ... Valentine Ivanov - right centre
    forward. The senior coach of team, Gavriil Kachalin.

    This is what the approaches to the Lenin Central Stadium in Moscow looked like
    on the day the match was held. All tickets sold: The players of today's match
    appear on the field. The national team of England ... The national team of the
    Soviet Union...

    Frederick Seipelt of Austria is the referee.

    And so the game starts ... The England goal is on the right from us, and the
    goal of the Soviet team on the left. The quests are attacking now ... Erizhevaky
    has the ball ... he dribbles it to the opponents' half of the field ...

    Streltsov makes a dash ... But McDonald has just time enough to intercept the
    ball. As you can see, there is no scouting about in this game, and the attacks
    begin right at once... and sharp ones at that. Ogonkov is forced to kick the
    ball out ... A corner kick. Tommy Finney serves the balls to the penalty area.

    The Soviet backs don't seem to able to take the strain off ... The England
    players have the ball again. Yashin seems to be nervous - who will emerge the
    winner - the backs or the forwards .. Well the backs seem to be the victors now
    ... and soon follows an attack by the Soviet players. Streltsov has the ball...

    he rolls it out ... but Falin is too late ...

    Both teams seem to be ready for action ... The Soviet players launch another
    attack ... a tense moment ... The England backs save the situation... and the
    England players immediately begin to attack ... they try to bring the ball up
    nearer to the Soviet goal. Falin gives up the ball to the goalkeeper. Kevan is
    in the way as Yashin tries to throw the ball to one of his team's players so as
    to launch an attack ... The Soviet players are on the offensive. The ball flies
    beyond the goal line... from an England player.

    Now Apukhtin will make the corner kick... McDonald has done an excellent job.

    The Soviet players seize the ball. Voinov is in play now... a pass to Streltsov
    ... A dash in ... But Wright saves the situation by the skin of his teeth. Too
    bad! The Soviet players launch a new attack. A pass to Ivanov ... Goal! But
    there was no score -- it appears that just before the kick Ivanov touched the
    ball. It's a pity! The struggle continues ... The England players are very
    energetic and determined to win. Kuznetsov breaks the rules. A direct free kick
    for the England team... Without result ... the ball is cleared. The fans are
    getting anxious for a goal shot ... the first half is nearing its end ... The
    England players have the ball ... their passes are very accurate. The Soviet
    backs just can't intercept the ball.

    The last minute of the first half. Kevan gets a hold of the ball ... and ...

    Yashin fails this time. 1 : 0 in favour of the England team. The British
    tourists present at the match are very pleased ... While the Moscow fans need a
    bit of cheering up.

    The first half is over with the England team leading. The goalkeepers are again
    at their posts. McDonald is now on the left and Yashin on the right.

    The second half begins with an attack by the England players. They seem to be
    determined to consolidate their attained success. The Soviet players are on the
    defensive. Clamp passes the ball back to Donald Howe ... who immediately begins
    to charge ... It certainly is a menacing dash in ... a cross along the right
    edge follows ... McDonald has the ball. The guest players are launching an
    attack again ... they get closer and closer to the Soviet goal. The Soviet backs
    have their hands full. There goes a kick!.... A miss! Pace and effort keep on
    mounting on with every minute ... Now it's McDonald's turn to be on the alert.

    The Soviet players are now near the England goal. But no sooner than the attack
    is repulsed a return offensive begins. The national team of England is sure to
    be menacing rival ... A short distance kick ... Yashin saves his goal but the
    ball flies into the corner of the field. A corner kick! Kuznetsov clears the
    ball. Streltsov makes a dash towards the England goal ... but he gets no chance
    to shoot. The time is passing fast and the score does not change. It's not so
    easy to break through the England defence. Krizhevsky stops a new attack by the
    England team. Ivanov has the ball ... Goal! 1 : 1 Both teams try their utmost to
    change the score ... but the game is soon coming to a close. One more attack ...

    and the game ends.

    The friendly match between the national teams of England and the Soviet Union is
    over. The victor has not been revealed as yet - but more matches are in prospect
    - at the World cup games in Stockholm, and on the football field in England this
    autumn.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7BNUI8SFJLI5RIZOEZVN9DQJL
    Media URN:
    VLVA7BNUI8SFJLI5RIZOEZVN9DQJL
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:10:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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