• Short Summary

    England beat Ireland 2-0 in an international football match from Villa Park.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "England Beat Ireland".

    Villa Park, Birmingham, West Midlands. England beat Ireland 2-0 in international football match.

    VS England attack and Irish Goalkeeper, in action in opening minute. MV Ireland fight back through Jimmy McIllroy No 10. He centres across goal but team mates miss easy chance. Ball out to wing. LV Lionel Smith of England beats B Smyth of Ireland by sliding ball out of play. SV Crowd. SV Leslie Medley passes inside to Len Phillips. Phillips dribbles and passes up field. CU English forwards chasing ball. LV Nat Lofthouse chasing ball trips over diving goalkeeper. SV Crowd. LV Lead scene to English goal. MV Lofthouse to Jack Sewell who returns, Lofthouse to Tom Finney. Lofthouse heads goal. Players congrats.

    TV Crowd half time.

    MV England attack Medley centres. Goalie misses. Alf McMichael half clears but English half knocks heads goalwards. SV Uprichard knocks ball from head of leaping English forward. SV Crowd. SV Norman Uprichard kicking. SV Ireland attacking. Gilbert Merrick dives to save and clears up field. SV English forward shooting at goal. MV Uprichard drops ball. Lofthouse pounces and scores England's second goal. Players' congrats.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title Scene E) Selected Originals exist for this item - see other records.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:22:00 / 01:49:53:00

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