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    Hampden Park, Glasgow.

    Start of the international football match between England and Scotland at Hampden Park. SV. Teams taking the field being led by captains Wright and George Young. England in white shirts and black shorts. SCU. Spectators waving. LV. Kick off. England kicking from left to right. They kick off, but the ball goes back into the England half where half back kicks it up field. Bobby Johnstone intercepts. SV. Younger dancing about in his goal waiting for the English attack. LV. England attacking. The ball goes out to the left wing and he shoots but Tom Younger blocks the shot and the ball goes loose. Young races for the ball to get it away. English player dashes in to shoot but falls over Young and the ball goes loose. Evans runs up-field with it. SV. Reg Matthews on the ready in his goal. LV. Scotland attacking. Lawrie Reilly in possession, running into the English goal area, beats Jeff Hall and shoots. Matthews dives on the ball and gathers it up just in time to beat Leggat who is running in. He picks himself up and kicks up-field. CU. Spectator banging his hand on very small man's head - he is gradually sinking down behind the barrier. GV. Scottish goal area. The ball comes in from the left wing where Taylor, Young and Younger jump together. Younger punches the ball away. It only goes out a little way where another English player is waiting to receive. He heads it back into the Scottish goal area. Young runs forward and heads it away only to see it returned by English player. Young jumps again but it skims his head and goes back to Younger who collects the ball safely. GV. Crowd.

    (Half time). SV. Johnny Haynes with ball. He beats McMillan and comes away with the ball and passes the ball upfield. LV. From behind Scottish goal. England attacking, and Englishmen running on right, collects ball and runs forward and shoots, but Younger leaps and pushes the ball over the bar. SCU. Woman drinking tea from thermos flask, a man behind shoves her in the back of the neck and she falls down. SV. Younger taking goal kick. SV. Gordon Smith having tussle with Englishman. It goes loose where Scottish back kicks it upfield. CU. Small boy watching. LV. The side of the English goal. Scotland are attacking. GV. Leggat is challenged by Roger Byrne, but he kicks towards goal and Matthews, who has come out of his goal, the ball goes through the air and deceptively over his head, despite his attempt goes into the net for Scotland's Reilly runs in and gets the ball out of the net, the camera pans showing the players congratulating him. GV. Crowd. LV. England attacking. Duncan Edwards coming towards the Scottish goal, centres where an Englishman dashes in and heads hard towards goal, but Younger tips over the bar. CU. Scottish boy cheering. SV. Scotland attacking, Reilly in possession. SCU. Scots man and woman. GV. The English goalmouth. The ball goes out to left wing and is received by left winger. Hall runs across to intercept but he shoots. Matthews stops the shot but the ball runs away from him . Left wing running on to try another shot but Matthews recovering dives on the ball, he throws the ball clear. LV. England attacking. English player running with ball past centre circle and he kicks it forward into the Scottish goal area. LV. The Scottish goal mouth. Younger leaps, but the ball is in the net. Camera pans with congratulation players. Score 1-1.


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    British Pathé
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    01:12:38:00 / 01:14:38:00
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    Scotland v England 1956 Pele England V Scotland football scotland vs england
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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