• Short Summary

    London's Arsenal Football Club moved into the quarterfinals of the European Champions's Cup Wednesday night after defeating Switzerland's Grasshoppers 3/0 in London.

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    1.
    GV Grasshoppers kick off from right to left, Arsenal gain possession and attack but goalkeeper saves as crowd watch (2 shots)
    0.14

    2.
    GV Arsenal attack Grasshopper goal & score first goal by Kennedy (3 shots)
    0.24

    3.
    GV Corner to Grasshoppers and attack on Arsenal goal and ball is cleared
    0.40

    4.
    MV Floodlights
    0.43

    5.
    MV ZOOM OUT TO GV Arsenal kick off to start second half from right to left and attack Grasshopper goal, goalkeeper picks ball up as crowd watch (2 shots)
    1.00

    6.
    GV Grasshoppers attack Arsenal goal and fail to score as crowd watch (2 shots)
    1.12

    7.
    GV Arsenal score second goal by George as crowd watch (2 shots)
    1.23

    8.
    GV Arsenal score third goal by Radford.
    1.36



    Initials ES.1438 WLW/DW/BB/1453


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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: London's Arsenal Football Club moved into the quarterfinals of the European Champions's Cup Wednesday night after defeating Switzerland's Grasshoppers 3/0 in London. This was the second time the two teams had faced each other. Arsenal, with their earlier 2-0 victory against the Grasshoppers in Zurich two weeks ago, go through with a 5-0 aggregate win.

    SYNOPSIS: Football--and in London on Wednesday England's Arsenal beat the Swiss Grasshoppers three-nil in European Cup game. Arsenal gained possession and attacked the Grasshopper goal from the start. Although first attacks were foiled, Arsenal's Kennedy put them in the lead in the forty-second minute.

    This was the second time in two weeks that the teams had faced each other. On the previous occasion Arsenal won two-nil in Zurich. A win at home would put Arsenal safely into the European Champions' Cup.

    Arsenal kicked off in the second half and continued to keep the pressure on the Grasshoppers. The Swiss played bravely, but in the end this team of part-time players were overwhelmed by the English professionals.

    Within three minutes of the second half, an easy goal by George put Arsenal two goals ahead--and it was left to Radford, eight minutes from the end, to give Arsenal their final goal, and a final two match aggregate of 5-nil to put them into the quarterfinals of the European Champions's Cup.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACN2CNHMT699LJY9SQUIAZJPF3
    Media URN:
    VLVACN2CNHMT699LJY9SQUIAZJPF3
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/11/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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