• Short Summary

    England beats Wales 3-2 in a dynamic football match at Wembley stadium.

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    Wembley Stadium, London.

    SV. Billy Wright tossing for Alf Sherwood's call at Wembley Stadium. GV. Wales kick off, (dark jerseys) SV. Duke of Gloucester taking his seat in Royal box. SCU. Roy Bentley making reappearance in England's team working the ball up-field before passing to Stanley Matthews. LV. Matthews collecting, beats the defence before centring. However no English player is up and goalkeeper John King (his first international match), collects the ball. SCU. King collecting ball and clearing up-field, with Ronny Allen in attendance. LV. Wales attack, Ivor Allchurch tries a snapshot from long range. SV. Ray Wood leaps to bunch the bar. SV. Members of the Spartak team watching, & SCU. LV. Ivor Allchurch working the ball out of the English half, passes to Roy Clarke. CU. John Charles racing up-field with Bill Slater in close pursuit. He receives from Clarke but Billy Wright, comes over and forces Charles - ball out of play. SV. Crowd. LV. Lead to Wales' first goal. Allchurch receives shoots. SV. Wood dives but only partly saves and Charles dashes up to place ball into net. Roger Byrne appealing for off side. SCU. Crowd. SV. Ray Daniel leaving the field with cut head. LS. England attacking, ball lofted towards goal. SV. Goalkeeper Ronnie Allen and Sullivan jumping for the ball. Sullivan falls down unconscious. SCU. Crowd. SCU. Sullivan unconscious on stretcher leaving the field. GV. Crowd. Half time, Wales lead 0-1. Wales pressed for most of beginning of second half. SV. Wood punching clear. SV. Welsh back sending back into English goal area. SV. Wood punching another shot clear. SCU. Wet but appreciative crowd. LV. Stanley Matthews bringing England back into the game with a typical dribble and burst. GV. Matthews crosses the ball for Bentley to head and score. SV. Crowd. England 1-1.

    STV. Byrne lofting ball towards goal, Bentley leaps high to head ball from King's grasp for England's second goal. Score, England 2-1. SV. Russians watching. LV. Wales fight back, and John Charles fires in a terrific shot which beats Wood all the way. SV. Wood picking himself up. Score England 2-2. GV. England combines nicely, Blunstone receives and passes up-field. SV. Crowd. LV. Blunstone again receives He centres forcing goalkeeper King to throw himself forward in an attempt to cut off his centre. But the ball runs loose and a general scramble takes place. Ronny Allen back-heels brilliantly, and Bentley beats the goalkeeper for the ball for firing in a left footed shot which enters goal. England in the lead. Score 3-2.

    (Neg.) (Title Scene "D")

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:48:00 / 01:07:16:00

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