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    Manchester, Lancashire.

    Start of the FA Cup semi-final football match between Birmingham City and Blackpool. SV. Toss up by captains, Trigg of Birmingham and Harry Johnston of Blackpool. CU. Blackpool duck flapping its wings. GV. Top view, massed crowds. GV. Blackpool kick off. Ball goes to Stanley Matthews who kicks ball back. CU. Two boys watching. SV. Matthews dribbling with ball, kicks ball to centre of field around Birmingham goal. Ball kicked back to Matthews. He is tackled and kicks ball to Stanley Mortensen, who heads ball to Birmingham goalkeeper Merrick. Merrick saves and kicks away. GV. Ball kicked up field. Birmingham attacking. Blackpool goalkeeper Farm saves. Goalkeeper kicks ball down field. SV Play in centre of field. Mortensen passes ball to Matthews. CU of Matthews dribbling with ball and being tackled by Green but Mortensen gets through and kicks to Birmingham goal area. LV Goalkeeper Gilbert Merrick saves while Mortensen charges and gets injured. Ball being kicked about in front of goal, pan to Mortensen dropping to ground after injury. CU. Crowd. SV. Mortensen being carried off field near goal. SV. Men in crowd. LV. Matthews running with ball, passes to centre. Ball goes back to Matthews. He is tackled by Green. Matthews frees tackle and shoots. Ball goes to goalkeeper Merrick who kicks out. LV. Matthews passing to centre. Ball back to Matthews who attacks, shoots and goalkeeper saves. Final score 0-0.


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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:22:00 / 01:05:48:00
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    Sport & Leisure
    Stanley Matthews Confirmed Sir Stanley Matthews
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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