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    Old Trafford, Manchester, Lancashire.

    Start of the football match between Manchester United and Leeds. GV. Kick off. Manchester, in white shorts, kicking right to left. General mid field play. Manchester start attack. SV. Sailors in crowd. MV. Leeds player running down field passes ball inside. Manchester's player receives pass and taps back to goalkeeper. Goalkeeper clears up field. CU. Man in crowd. LV. Manchester man kicks forward but ball goes wide. Team mate runs forward and back heels. Stan Pearson receives and slams ball into net. LV. Players run back congratulating. GV. Crowd. LV. Manchester corner taken by Birkett. Ball drops amongst players and Jack Rowley kicks toward goal. Ball is intercepted by Leeds footballer who fails to clear. Leeds and Manchester players run after ball. SV. Birch running after ball. He back heels but Jimmie Dunn received ball and back heels and Leeds man receives ball. LV. Rowley taking corner. Ball drops among players and Birch taps it into goal. Players run back to centre of field. CU. Woman in crowd. LV. Birkett takes corner. Ball lands among players. LV. Pearson jumps up for ball and nods it into goal. Pan to players congratulating. GV. Crowd waving. LV. Leeds man heads ball which goes to Manchester player. He runs up field with ball and passes to Jack Rowley who receives. Dunn attempts to intercept Rowley but Rowley keeps ahead of Dunn and kicks over line. SV. Crowd. LV. Rowley takes corner. Ball lands amid players off screen. LV. Pearson head ball and shoots into net, pan to player congratulating. Final score - Manchester United 4, Leeds 0.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:01:00 / 01:17:35:00
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    Sport & Leisure
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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