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    England beats Scotland 2-1 in the international football match at Wembley.

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    Wembley Stadium, London.

    Start of the international football match between England and Scotland. SV. Towards, the two teams walking onto the pitch led by the captains. GV. Crowd waving. GV. Scotland in the dark shirts kick off, playing from right to left. General play in mid field. Jackie Mudie pushes the ball through but Roger Byrne cuts it off and beats Willie Fernie to the ball. GV. England player kicks up field but Johnny Hewie intercepts it and pushes ball to Tommy Ring who receives and starts to run on with the ball. SV. Alan Hodgkinson dancing around in his goal. GV. Ring weaving his way through, shoots ball into net. Scotland one up. Pan to happy players. GV. Crowd cheering. GV. England attacking just outside Scottish area, the ball is passed inside the area across to Jeff Hall who has come up to have a go. He shoots but Tom Younger saves brilliantly and falls to the ground with the ball. SV. Younger gets up with the ball and clears it. LV. Matthews with the ball. He tricks Hewie and passes inside to another Englishman who flicks it back to Matthews. He dribbles round Hewie and passes it back to an Englishman to shoot but the ball goes over the bar. CU. Man in crowd holding his head. GV. Stanley Matthews on the move again down the right wing. Tricks Hewie and despite a tackle by Scots player, crosses ball into goal area. Young is there to head it away to clear the Scottish line but Hall manages to push it out again to the right wing. SV. Younger in his goal, pointing for them to mark Matthews. SV. Matthews in possession of the ball, tricks Hewie and crosses ball into goal mouth again. GV. Scottish goal, the ball is put away for a corner. CU. Sailor in crowd. SV. Scotland on the attack and the ball is kicked across goal where England head it away to start an attack. SV. Tom Finney with the ball running down field tackled by George Young but he beats him and kicks it across to a team-mate who pushes it back. GV. Scottish goal mouth, Finney flicks it out to Granger who crosses the ball to face the goal. Derek Kevan heads a lovely goal to level the score. GV. Cheering crowd. SV. Mid field play.

    Tussle for the ball. Thompson trying to come away with it but a Scot pushes the ball back to Lawrie Reilly. Reilly flicks it back to a colleague who send a long one down the left wing. GV. Scotsman running in on left wing and sends it across goal mouth, but Billy Wright heads it away where another Scot comes. He shoots and an England back stops it. It goes loose where a Scottish player shoots from five yards. Alan Hodgkinson stops a full blooded drive and the ball is scrambled away. CU. Man in crowd expressing his feelings. GV. Scotland pressing again on the left wing and the ball is crossed. GV. English goal area. The ball comes in from the left wing where Fernie gets his head to it. Ball drops on crossbar and goes behind goal. CU. Woman looking dejected. GV. Scotland taking a free kick just outside English goal area. Ball is kicked and Hodgkinson makes a lovely save but the ball is loose and there is a tussle for it just in front of the goal. SV. Hodgkinson on the floor, Mudie manages to retrieve the ball from a group of players around him. He picks himself up and starts to run to clear the ball up-field. GV. Finney running with the ball, starting English attack. He flicks it out to Granger but Granger pushes it inside just outside the Scottish area. CU. Small boy with binoculars in crowd. GV. Duncan Edwards running through and kicks. Ball past Younger to make England 2 Scotland 1. Pan to players.


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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:36:14:00 / 01:38:44:00

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