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    Wolverhampton, West Midlands.

    Start of the FA (Football Association) Cup semi-finals match between Aston Villa and West Bromwich Albion. LV. Aston Villa kick off. They are wearing plain shirts. Ball is held in midfield play. SV. Ball still in midfield. Kevan passes ball back. GV. Villa and Albion player racing after ball as it nears Albion goal. Villa player kicks towards goal and Albion goalkeeper Jim Sanders saves it. He is challenged by a Villa player but throws the ball clear. GV. Crowd. SV. Roy Horobin running with the ball. He passes it out to Brian Whitehouse who is just coming up to score the first goal for Albion. LV. Whitehouse scores first goal for Albion. GV. Crowd cheering. GV. Albion player racing towards Villa goal. He passes out to another Albion player who shoots and topples over the Villa's goalkeeper. The ball then goes to another Albion player who shoots towards goal. It is blocked by Lynn. Another Albion player has another attempt at the goal but the Villa goalkeeper Nigel Simms dives on the ball and prepares to clear. GV. Crowd cheering. SV. Horobin running towards Villa goal with the ball. Centres it where another Albion player collects and shoots at goal but Simms saves it. GV. Crowd. GV. Ball coming down near Villa penalty area and is punched clear by Simms. Jackie Sewell kicks the ball up towards Albion goal. SV. Crowd. GV. Camera pans as ball enters net - goal scored by MacParland. This makes the score one all. GV. Crowd cheering. SV. Crowther kicks towards Albion goal, Saunders punches the ball but hits the goal bar, rebounds out and is cleared by Kennedy. GV. Crowd. GV. Albion player centres the ball across the Villa goal area. Dugdale kicks it into the air and it is headed by player. Goes to Albion player who kicks towards Villa goal. It is deflected by another player and goes wide. GV. Crowd cheering. This is where Albion's second goal is scored - not shown. GV. Second half play. Albion player centres the ball, players head it towards Villa goal area.

    Alvis kicks ball towards goal. SV. Saward jumps to head ball. Saward connects and camera pans with him as ball travels down towards the Albion half. GV. Myerscough centres the ball but Saunders collects and clears. LV. Albion player coming down centre field with ball. He passes to another Albion man who centres it at Villa goalie Simms. He collects and throws clear. GV. Crowd. GV. Camera pans as Albion player races towards Villa goal with ball. He trips over the Villa goalie Simms who comes out to collect. Final score Aston Villa 2, West Bromwich Albion 2.


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    Black & White
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    01:38:15:00 / 01:40:05:00
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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