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    Highbury, London.

    SV. Spartak in centre of floodlit stadium. SCU. Pan, Spartak's captain Simonian, pan to goal keeper Piraev, and others. GV. Spartak kick-off. GV. Highbury Stadium, crowd shot. LV. Arthur Milton chasing ball into Spartak penalty area. SV. Milton being charged off ball. He beats the centre half and another player before firing a long range shot. SV. Piraev punching ball clear, acrobatic. SV. Ball goes to Milton again and a defender chases after him. LV. Milton having a tussle with defender. He dribbles all the way but Russian hangs on to him. He beats him and weaves through Spartak defence. He crosses the ball, but two Arsenal players miss it completely. SV. Crowd applauding. LV. Spartak attacking. SV. Jack Kelsey parries a shot. General mix-up in front of goal. Arsenal defence hold firm. Fotheringham is there. GV. Other end, Piraev pulls down a header and casually bounces ball before clearing. SCU. Lishman bowls Piraev over just as throws ball clear. GV. Arsenal's goal, ball coming across to Jimmy Logie who shoots and scores 1-0. GV. SV. Crowd cheering. LV. Spartak attacking. Reasonable movement. LV. Tatouchine dribbling ball, shoots, Kelsey dives, only partly saves and Paramanov is on the spot to side-foot ball into net. SCU. Crowd. Half time, 1-1. SV. Early second half. Spartak taking corner. Ball crosses Arsenal goal mouth, comes back again to corner, Tatouchine centres and Simonian heads and scores. SV. Kelsey punting ball miserably. GV. Arsenal attacking, lead to penalty incident. SV. Crowd. SV. Milton racing to goal. Russian defender runs across and fouls Milton. Referee right on spot orders indirect free kick. SV. Free kick being taken and cleared. GV. Crowd disapproving. SV. Roper centres and Piraev gets a hefty charge. SV. Piraev gets a hefty charge. Piraev running out of goal after loose ball, but it was cleared. SV. Crowd. SV. Ball worked across Spartak goal mouth, but from six yards Holton shoots weakly. Piraev dives to save. Players congratulate at end of game. Football match between Arsenal and Spartak finishes with score 2-1 for Russians.


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    01:43:29:00 / 01:45:56:00
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    Sport & Leisure
    Temporary Workspaces: 22.2.2011 19:16 Arsenal (1950s) Arsenal
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