• Short Summary

    Football - England wins a fine 3-1 victory over Germany at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin.

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    Olympic Stadium, Berlin, Federal Republic of Germany (Western Germany).

    Start of the international football match between Germany and England. SV. Captains shaking hands and exchanging pennants (title super over). GV. Massed crowd. GV. Play in midfield. England kicking from left to right. Germany wearing white shirts and black shorts. Germany had the ball in the centre. Walter pushes a long ball up the middle. LV. Near the English goal, A German forward runs in and shoots but Reg Matthews pushes the ball out making a good save. SV. O. Walter pursued by Wright dashes in to try and get the loose ball. Matthews jumps to collect but trips over and drops the ball. GV. Massed crowds. SV. English defence with the ball. Billy Wright pushes the ball up-field to Wilshaw who receives. Wilshaw sends ball up field. SV. Massed crowd. LV. Taylor has a shot but Fritz Herkenrath makes a good save. Ball goes loose in front of him and Granger dashes in to have another go. Goalkeeper blocks that too and ball goes loose. A defender kicks it away. SV. Clayton has a tackle for the ball with Walter but it goes loose. Duncan Edwards comes back, picks it up and starts to make tracks for the German goal. He dashes between Schaeffer and another German and then is tackled by Wevers. He beats him and on the edge of the penalty area he shoots. The goalie has dived but the ball is in the net. England 1 - Germany 0. SV. Players hugging Edwards. SV. English soldiers in the crowd holding up boards which read: "England" - they are cheering. SV. Germany on the attack. Walter with the ball. He slips the ball forward. Another German runs on to it and sends it out to the left wing. LV. Germany attacking on the left wing. German player has the ball. He flicks it out to the left winger who receives and pushes it forward past Jeff Hall where another German comes in and shoots across goal. SV. English goal area. Matthews has tipped the shot over the bar. SV. German crowd. One man waving arms. GV. Massed crowd. LV. Grainger with the ball. He beats Retter and pushes the ball out to Wilshaw, who passes it back to Grainger. He receives and runs forward. He beats Wevers and flicks it across right in front of the German goal. German goalkeeper dives out to ball. Taylor goes in for it but the ball goes loose.

    SV. Crowd of German spectators. LV. Johnny Haynes with the ball. He pushes the ball upfield, when Grainger nips in (Grainger on the right hand side of the penalty box) and is tackled and pursued by Retter, but in the dual for the ball, he beats Retter and flicks the ball wide of the advancing goalkeeper into the net. Ball in goal. England 2 - Germany 0. SV. English soldiers with their "England" sign cheering. SCU. In contrast, a group of German supporters looking extremely dejected. LV. Play. Germany moving down the left wing. The ball is pushed out to the left wing who receives, runs on and from near the edge of the penalty box shoots, but the ball hits the cross bar. SV. German supporters - one holding his head. LV. England attacking. Edwards pushes the ball through towards German goalmouth. SV. German goalmouth ball comes into the middle where an Englishman and a German go for it, but it goes loose and a German goalkeeper dives at the feet of Wilshaw. Schlienz is there too, but the ball comes out a little bit where Johnny Haynes with the inside of his right foot glides it into the goal. England 3 - Germany 0. SCU. English soldiers thoroughly enjoying themselves. LV. English players hugging in centre of field. SCU. German supporter pushes hands up and turns to his friend. SV. Germany attacking on the right wing. SV. English goalmouth. Ball coming into it through the air. Matthews punches the ball away the ball goes away and Billy Wright scoops it clear. SCU. German supporters getting excited because their team is attacking. LV. From behind English / goalmouth, the ball is out on the left wing. SV. German with the ball coming in on left wing, hits the ball across the goalmouth. LV. Matthews diving and the ball is in the net for Germany's first goal. England 3 - Germany 1. GV. Crowds. SV. Massed crowd. LV. The German scoreboard in the stadium - the score 3-1 above it lie three flags.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:22:00 / 01:47:28:00

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