6th Round F.A. Cup - Birmingham V Spurs 1953

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    St. Andrew's ground, Birmingham. Blues Vs Spurs 6th Round FA Cup tie ends 1-1.

    SV. Tottenham Hotspur football supporters holding up letters "Spurs - the Up". SV. Spurs running out onto field. SV. Spurs supporters all dressed up. CU. Supporter with peaked cap - Spurs. GV. Play in midfield and Birmingham City attack from left to right. STV. Ball being centred from left wing. Leslie Medley receives and heads it . Ball goes back to Birmingham man, who shoots through. E Bailey (No. 10) stops ball and is kicked upfield by other members of Spurs team. SV. Spurs attacking. Ball goes to outside right No. 7 (Waters). He dribbles and passes ball to Bennet (No. 8). He is intercepted by Green (Birmingham). Walters of Spurs runs in and attacks Purdon. Walters kicks ball upfield and is stopped by Spurs man who kicks back again to Walters, outside right. CU. Type with peaked cap looking over fence. SV. Ball comes in from outside right to goal area and is saved by Gilbert Merrick who catches ball, and clears upfield. STV Stewart (No. 7 - Birmingham) centres ball. Side view, massed crowd. LV. Wardle (No. 11 Birmingham) receives ball and he shoots for goal. Ball hits post and into net. Pan to massed crowds cheering. CU. Kids cheering.
    (END OF FIRST HALF).
    GV. Birmingham kick off and attack. SV. Crowd cheering. SV. Wardle (No. 11) with ball, he passes to team mate. He receives ball back again. He is intercepted by Walters of Spurs (No. 7) but Wardle back-heels to Len Boyd who kicks forward and ball goes to No. 7 - he receives it. Stewart runs and dribbles with ball and shoots. Goalie saves, and clears. LV. Spurs attacking near Birmingham goal. Left-winger Medley centres in front of goal-mouth. Ball is received and headed by Bennett (No. 8). Goalie Merrick collects ball and clears. SV. Crowd applauding. STV. Scramble around Birmingham's goal-mouth with Spurs attacking. Bennett receives ball and heads. Ball hits crossbar and goes out for Birmingham men to clear downfield. SV. People looking over fence. LV. Play around Birmingham goalmouth. Lead-up to Bennett's goal. STV. Bennett heads ball into net. Pan to players congratulating. Side view, massed crowds cheering. SV. Spurs attacking, left wing Medley centres. Birmingham man dives to head, and ball hits goal-post. (Orig.Neg.)

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/03/1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    28176
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    62.06
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:07:00 / 01:10:15:00
    Canister:
    53/15
    Sort Number:
    53/015
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