Soccer Honours Its Greatest Star 1965

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Title reads: "Soccer honours its greatest star".

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Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

M/S footballing legend Stanley Matthews surrounded by crowd at reception in his honour at Stoke Town Hall, Russian footballer Lev Yashin stands on his left. M/S guests,...

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Cataloguer:
Amelia
Stock:
Colour
Sound:
Sound
Media URN:
55342
Sort Number:
65/036
Time in/Out:
01:39:02:00 / 01:40:53:00
Canister:
65/36
Film ID:
1796.21
Issue Date:
02/05/1965

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  • Matthews' honour here came shortly after his last ever league game, which he played at the age of 50!

    "Matthews walking into Stoke City's football ground" - it's the Victoria Ground.

    The all-star football match that we see preparations for was played on 28 April 1965.

    "Di Stefano" is Alfredo di Stefano.

    "Kubala" is Laszlo Kubala.

    "Mazopust" should read Josef Masopust.

    "Peter Thompson (?)" - no, it's Bobby Thomson.

    "Johnny Douglas (?)" - no, it's Bryan Douglas.

    jamied 24th Aug 2012

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