Film of the football cup tie between West Bromwich Albion and Aston Villa.
Full title reads: "The Hawthorns - "Wembley the goal" Aston Villa - clear first hurdle in fine style with 2-1 victory over the Cup holders - West Bromwich Albion - in a real local Cup-Tie 'Derby'".
West Bromwich, Birmingham.
West Bromwich Albion team run out onto the pitch. The Aston Villa team come out onto the pitch. The man at the front of the Villa team bounces his football on the ground and them kicks it. The crowd by the tunnel all watch them as they come out.
The two team captains shake hands with the referee in the centre of the pitch. They then shake hands with each other. The West Brom captain tosses the coin and bends down to pick it up.
High angle shot of West Bromwich Albion kicking off. After a bit of midfield ball the ball moves out to the Aston Villa winger who runs to the by line and puts in a cross, whether anyone connects or not is not clear.
High angle shot of West Bromwich attack. (The brewers Mitchells & Butlers have an advert clearly visible on the top of the stand at The Hawthorns). The West Brom winger puts in a cross but it is cleared by the Villa defence. Lower angle shot of some play. High angle shot of the Villa goalkeeper coming out to clear a ball. The coverage keeps cutting between two angles. Includes a good shot of the goal keeper making a save.
Sound track is currently missing.
There appears to have been a shorter, silent version of this item in Gazette 1884. This is currently missing.