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    Football - Aston Villa beat Preston North End in 6th Round of F.A. Cup. Birmingham.

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    Item title reads - Villa v. Preston. F.A Cup 6th Round.

    Preston North End play Aston Villa in Birmingham. West Midlands.

    L/S Aston Villa players running out from the dressing rooms onto the pitch. M/S crowd cheering. Various shots of the football match in progress, Villa are kicking right to left. A Villa player kicks up field. M/S pan with McParland running, the ball goes towards the goal, he shoots and Else manages to clear. M/S women in crowd cheering. Elevated shot of two players jumping for the ball, it goes to Neal, Villa's left back, who kicks it over his head and up field. L/S players juggling with ball just outside the Preston penalty area. Hitchins, Villa's centre forward, shoots, Else dives the wrong way and the ball goes into the net. M/S's of crowd cheering. Elevated shot of Preston attacking from the left, a player kicks the ball high and Preston's Smith gets his head to it, but Sims saves. C/U supporter shouting "Up the Villa!" A Villa player runs on down right wing with ball, shoots and ball bounces off the post. Top shot of crowd. Half time score is Aston Villa 1, Preston North End 0.

    A Villa player takes a free kick in midfield, it goes to a colleague then to Walton, Preston's left back, who heads clear and Preston start an attack. M/S's of players scrambling for the ball just outside the Villa area, it is headed about until Crowe, Villa's right half, kicks clear. Various shots of the match, a Villa player jumps and heads the ball, Else just gets his hands to it on the line, he stands up and Thompson comes in and tries to tackle him across the line unsuccessfully. C/U man yelling. M/S Villa's inside left Wylie with the ball, he passes inside to MacEwan who dribbles it but Preston man is there to clear up field. M/S crowd. Elevated shot of the ball going to Villa outside left McParland who shoots, and scores, zoom in to players congratulating each other. Final score Aston Villa 2, Preston North End 0.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:08:00 / 01:56:35:00

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