Coverage of the Southend vs Bristol Rovers football match.
Southend-on-Sea, Essex. Southend vs Bristol Rovers - Local Special - F.A. Cup 4th Round. Local Special.
SV. Bristol Rovers taking field in white shirts. SV. Crowd. GV. Bristol Rovers kick off, left to right. Ball booted back to their half. CU. Bamford, No. 2. Stubbs, No.11. jumping for ball. Headed back to Grant who passes to McAlinden who passes to French, who passes to Sibley. CU. Spectator shouting. CU. Wakefield dashing for ball. He passes, leaving Warren sitting in mud. Hoyle beats Stubbs for ball but Stubbs rushes in and heavily charges Hoyle. Play stops. SV. Crowd. SCU. Goalkeeper Hoyle taking free kick. GV. At other end Bristol Rovers try a snap shot but ball is easily saved and cleared upfield. SV. Crowd - for half time. CU. Southend kick off. SV. Goalkeeper Hoyle dives for back pass. Though harassed he clears ball booted upfield. SV. Crowd, lead to goal. SV. Bradford scoring for Bristol. Pan players congratulating SV. Crowd. LV. Roost colliding with Sheard. SV. Crowd. LV. Roost being carried off. CU. Type. LV. Bristol taking free kick. Ball out to Sibley he is heavily charged over by Lambden. They shape up referee intervenes. SV. Crowd. GV. Nice Southend passing as lead up to equaliser. SV. Stubbs equalising for Southend. SV. Crowd cheering. LV. Bristol attack. Bradford shoots.
Ball hits post and rolls along goal line until it sticks in mud. Three players arrive at the same time on goal line but goalie collects and clears. CU. Excited woman who has lost something from hair. GV. Hectic play in front of Bristol's goal mouth. Ball partially cleared, but McAlinden boots it back. Jack French receives and scores winning goal. Pan to Players applauding.
(Orig. Neg,) (May be an unissued story - probably replaced by Death of King George VI 52/12.)
Players featured include Sibley, Sheard, Roost, French, McAlinden, Lambden, Hoyle and
Bamford. Christian names to be checked.