• Short Summary

    A look at the prospects of several football teams around the country as new season begins.

  • Description

    Titles read: "SOCCER SURVEY".

    Various locations of events.

    Various shots show football team Tottenham Hotspur getting their third and winning goal (by Bobby Smith) during the 1962 Cup Final. Goal is seen in slow motion. Crowds outside White Hart Lane press against the gates and rush through when they are opened. C/U of sign on building reading 'Tottenham Hotspur Football Club'. Several shots of Spurs in training at Cheshunt. Jimmy Greaves and another player head the ball to each other. Players train with weights.

    C/U of sign reading 'Manchester United Football Club'. M/S of clock on side of building with the words 'February 6th 1958 - Munich' on it. Men whitewash the terraces. Players in training on the pitch, including Denis Law and David Herd. Law talks to Harry Gregg.

    M/S of sign reading 'Leeds United AFC'. A man puts up a sign showing increased admission prices at the football ground. Groundsmen mark white lines on pitch and inspect the net. Shots of the players in training on the pitch including John Charles.

    General view of exterior of Arsenal football ground at Highbury. C/U of player Joe Baker. Manager Billy Wright is seen talking to Les Shannon and physiotherapist Bertie Mee. Arsenal players in practice match - one team in shirts, the others bare-chested.

    General view of suburban street. In the kitchen of one of the houses we see a middle-aged man with cigarette in mouth sitting at a table with form books, a crystal ball and a horseshoe. He looks at the form book, puts the horseshoe on it and looks into the crystal ball. Camera zooms into ball to show photo of footballer scoring goal. Man picks up a knitting needle and with eyes closed sticks it into his coupon. He looks carefully at his selection.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:36:00 / 01:21:20:00

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  1. Unknown user says

    Paragraph 1 - actually, the goal shown is Spurs' third goal, in their 3-1 victory. The goalscorer is Bobby Smith.

    "Dennis Law" should read Denis Law.

    Harry Gregg wasn't, as currently described, the club's former goalkeeper, he was still at the time their usual first choice.

    Paragraph 3 - it's worth noting that the "increased ticket prices" are 5 shillings (25p) and 12/6 (62.5p).

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  2. Unknown user says

    Many thanks for these.

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