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    West Bromwich, Birmingham.

    CU. Football (title super over). Start of the FA (Football Association) Cup match between West Bromwich Albion and Birmingham. GV. West Bromwich kicking off in white shirts and black shorts on a snow covered pitch. General play. GV. Massed crowds. SV. West Bromwich attacking. Geoff Hall intercepts and saves the situation. Ball goes over for a goal kick. SCU. Boys in crowd. GV. Play in Albion's goal area. Birmingham try a shot but it goes over the bar. SCU. Crowds. GV. Play, Albion attacking. Barlow crosses ball into goal area but it is intercepted by Birmingham defence and cleared up field. SV. Jim Saunders, Albion goalkeeper standing in his goal. GV. Play in midfield. Birmingham try a long shot but Saunders saves and clears. CU. Crowd. LV. West Brom attacking. Ray Barlow centres the ball which beats Merrick and is headed into the Birmingham goal. Smith the Birmingham centre half runs across and heads clear. GV. Massed crowds. LV. Birmingham kicking off play in midfield. LV. Albion attacking, player shoots at the ball goes wide. GV. Massed crowds. GV. Play in midfield, Birmingham attacking. The ball is sent out to the right wing who cuts in but is intercepted by goalkeeper. The ball is kicked away for a corner. Nearly a goal for Birmingham. SCU. Massed crowds. SV. Albion goal area. Corner kick to Birmingham. Lobbed into the centre and headed wide. SV. Massed crowd. SV. Birmingham attacking down left wing. Centre forward Eddie Brown with ball. Shoves it into centre of goal area and Peter Murphy is there to crack it into the net. West Brom 0 Birmingham 1. GV. Massed crowds. GV. Players going off pitch being chased by schoolboys as they leave the pitch.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:26:00 / 01:02:03:00
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    Birmingham City FC Cup Matches 1956
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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