• Short Summary

    By five goals to one, young England football team beat young Italians.

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    Stamford Bridge, London.

    SV. Peter Sillett and Corradi toss, Italy win. GV. England in white shirts kick off. SV. Crowd. LV. Ron Flowers takes a free kick, ball sails over to John Atyeo. who heads towards goal. SV. Atyeo's header entering the net but referee disallows goal, through pushing, & SCU. GV. England's forward combining well to work ball up field, this style of football was expected from the Italians because of their longer association. Johnny Haynes out to Frank Blunston. SCU. Goalkeeper Stefani dancing around in goal STV. Stefani diving forward to reach ball whilst Ayre is held off by the centre half. SV. Italian reserves watching SV. England attacking, ball through to Atyeo who sends a nice pass to Ayre. LV. Bobby Ayre scoring (his first shot at goal in his first England match). Pan with English players, end of first half. SV. Crowd applauding. Half time score: England 1-0. LV. Corradi has a tremendous throw in, the ball sails across the English goal beating the defence. SV. Italian equaliser as Savioni heads the ball home. SV. Crowd applauding. LV. Less than a minute later Johnny Haynes works the ball along the goal-line centres and Atyeo fires a terrific header to make the score 2-1. SCU. Italian officials watching. STV. Blunstone to Haynes, Haynes sends a perfect pass for Hooper to run on to. SV. Hooper crosses the ball, Blunstone runs in to meet it and shoots and scores 3-1. SV. Officials watching. Zoom as Virgili runs to try for a high centre. Reg Matthews runs out to cut it off, they collide and Matthews falls injured. SCU. Virgili helps Matthews to his feet. SV. Crowd Zoom, corner being taken, substitutes Bacci who took the place of Delfino in the first half has an acrobatic overhead kick at goal. Matthews leaps up to punch over. SV. Another brilliant close range save from Matthews. SV. Crowd. LV. Johnny Haynes receives and immediately sends a brilliant pass inside the back for Hooper to run onto. SV. Hooper beats the advancing goalkeeper and crashes ball into the empty net. LV. Frank Blunstone passing inside. SV. Hooper side-footing ball into net, to score England's fifth goal. Rota the Italian right-back raises his hands in despair as England's players congratulate. STV. English players congratulating.
    (Neg.) (Title Scene "L")

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:02:00 / 01:12:23:00

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