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    Wembley Stadium, London.

    Start of the international football match between England and Ireland. GV. Ireland in white shorts kick off but England take possession right away and kick up field. Blanchflower receives the ball and shoots up field with Ireland attacking. GV. Massed crowds in the stands. SV. England on the attack with outside left Bill Perry with ball. He passes to Dennis Wilshaw who receives. Wilshaw passes across field in front of the Irish goal. Tom Finney heads ball straight into the goal mouth for Norman Uprichard to collect. He stumbles with ball and dives to save. SV. Crowd. SV. Ireland on the attack. Charlie Tully running with ball. SCU. English goalkeeper Ron Bayham dives to save with outstretched hands but the ball flies past him and hits post. SC. Crowd applauding. GV. England attacking. A nice passing movement up field. SV. Crowd. SV. Jezzard runs with ball into the Irish goal area. Uprichard throws himself at the ball to try and save but Jezzard continues with ball and shoots into the empty goal. As the ball almost enters the net, Graham, Irish left back, rushes up and kicks the ball past the post. CU. Crowds applauding. GV. Massed crowds. Half time score 0-0. GV. Ireland taking corner kick. Ron Clayton and Macfarland jump to head the ball but Blanchflower takes possession and centres for Tully to receive in front of the England's goal. He shoots but goalkeeper Bayham dives to save and deflects ball over the cross bar. SV. Crowd. GV. England attacking. Johnny Haynes takes possession and passes to Wilshaw. SV. Uprichard running out to dive at ball but Wilshaw side steps Uprichard and shoots for the ball to go into open goal mouth. England 1 - Ireland 0. GV. Crowd applauding. LV. Uprichard in goal. Three minutes later Wilshaw increased the lead. The ball is passed to Finney who receives and shoots across the Irish goal for Perry to receive. Perry lobs the ball towards goal and Wilshaw beats Uprichard to back head it into the goal. Score: England 2 - Ireland 0. GV. Massed crowds applauding.

    GV. Ireland taking corner kick. The ball goes straight into the centre of the English goal. Bayham dives to save with others around him scrambling for ball. The ball is cleared and Tully tries to head it towards goal again, but Billy Wright receives and kicks up field. CU. Haynes running for ball. He receives and kicks up field. LV. Ireland's footballer receives the ball and kicks up field, but Haynes passes the ball to Finny who receives. He quickly shoots towards goal and Uprichard dives to save. Ball hits the post. CU. Crowd applauding. SV. Pan, Finney running with the ball, with Graham running alongside trying to take possession. SBV. Finney still running with Graham. Finney shoots for the ball to enter the far corner of the net. Finney gets congratulated. Final score England 3 - Ireland 0.


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    British Pathé
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    Time in/Out:
    01:00:22:00 / 01:02:28:00
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    Sport & Leisure
    NI Football 1950-1959 Football 1958 Pele clackity - order Irish Football England Ireland England Ireland
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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