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    Football: England v Wales at Wrexham.

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    Item title reads: "Honours even!. England - captained by A.G. Bower, famous Corinthian - and Wales, score 3 goals each in Association Football International."

    Wrexham, Wales

    M/S of both teams, followed the captains going through the usual routine of shaking hands, with the referee and tossing a coin. There is a shot of a header and the goalkeeper makes a save.

    Note: One of the captains looks very tall compared to the tiny referee.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:43:00 / 01:10:00:00
    G 1372

Comments (2)

  1. Unknown user says

    The game was played on 12 February 1927.

    "A G Bower" is Alfred Bower.

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  2. Unknown user says

    The venue for the game is The Racecourse Ground, Wrexham.

    The England team is seen in full at 00:13. They are, (not necessarily in order),............

    Jack Brown, Alfred Bower, George Waterfield, Willis Edwards, James Seddon, George Green, Willis Pease, George Brown, Dixie Dean, Billy Walker and Louis Page.

    The Wales team is seen in full at 00:20 They are, (not necessarily in order).......

    Dan Lewis, Thomas Jones, Bob John, Fred Keenor, Tom Griffiths, Dai Evans, Wilf Lewis, Willie Davies, Len Davies, Dai Nicholas and Harry Thomas.

    "the tiny referee" - the referee's name is Albert Fogg.

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