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    Liverpool, Merseyside.

    Start of the FA Cup semi-final replay football match between Blackpool and Birmingham City . GV. Crowd. CU. Man with newsreel camera. CU. Blackpool Duck, a mascot. SV. Towards Blackpool supporters. GV. Play. CU. Man watching. GV. Play in Birmingham half. MV. Blackpool player dribbling ball, he passes to Allan Brown and Harry Johnston but ball is cleared by Birmingham player. GV. Play around Birmingham goal. A player shoots but goalkeeper saves and clears. CU. Woman. LV. John Badham racing for ball but Stanley Mortensen beats him and shoots. Pan with ball as goalkeeper dives to save pushing ball off line. William Perry nets. Pan with players. Referee goes to consult linesman, blows whistle and points to centre. SV. Crowd. LV. Play in centre field. SV. Len Boyd and Johnston of Blackpool racing for ball. Boyd beats Johnston and centres. MV. Ball landing among players and is kicked around. Birmingham's Arthur Atkins heads towards goal but goalkeeper saves and clears. CU. Man watching. MV. Stanley Matthews dribbling in centre of field. He beats two players. Passes to wing. CU. Man watching. MV. Mortensen taking shot at goal. Ball hits post. Play near corner. William Perry and Jimmy Higgins run for ball. Perry beats Higgins and is tripped by another Birmingham player. GV. Crowd. SV. Crowd. SV. Stanley Matthews dribbling with ball, followed by John Berry. Matthews dribbling, Berry falls and Matthews runs on with ball. CU. Matthews dribbling with ball, tackled by Birmingham player. Matthews kicks ball away. Top view, Matthews shoots, Gilbert Merrick saves. CU. Man with finger in mouth. LV. Play in front of Birmingham goal. Blackpool attack, player shoots, Merrick saves. SV. Crowd. LV. Perry dribbling, runs with ball and scores Blackpool's second goal. Top view, players congratulating. Top view, Manchester crowds cheering. LV. Play around Blackpool goal, ball goes over for corner. CU. Berry takes corner kick, pan up to ball. Smith heads ball. Ball in net. SV. Crowd cheering. SV. Play around Blackpool goal. Birmingham making last attack. Final score Blackpool 2, Birmingham City 1.


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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:41:00 / 01:33:32:00
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    Sport & Leisure
    MUFC Blackpool my memories Manchester City Manchester City Football Club Archive 1951 FA Cup Final
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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