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    Hampden Park, Glasgow, Scotland.

    Start of a football match between Scotland and Wales at Hampden Park. GV. Wales kick off (striped shorts). Scotland take possession on right wing and attack. CU. Pan, Bobby Collins runs with ball, he passes out to Bobby Johnstone who receives, runs and kicks ball to centre. GV. Play in Welsh goal area leading up to Johnstone's opening goal for Scotland. Gordon Smith passes forward but it rebounds from a Welsh player back to him. Smith quickly passes to Johnstone who shoots - ball in net. LV. Massed crowds cheering. SV. Johnstone running down wing. He lobs a pass to Lawrie Reilly at this time in front of goal. Reilly jumps to head while Jack Kelsey jumps to try to clear. The ball goes straight into the net. Disallowed goal - offside. Reilly and Kelsey fall to the ground, both injured. SV. Trainer runs out to injured Kelsey and starts to attend to him. SV. Massed crowd looking worried. LV Scotland attacking down right wing and ball goes out to Smith who kicks into centre (don't see actual kick). CU. Kelsey in goal. LV. Play in front of Welsh goal. Johnstone takes possession of ball in a scramble just before cut. CU. Crowds cheering. LV. Kelsey lying flat on ground with ball in net. SV. Massed crowds cheering. & LV. Half time: Scotland 2, Wales 0. SV. Pan, Wales attacking. John Charles dribbling up field. He passes on to Trevor Ford who receives. SV. Ford running on wing with ball, he is about to centre in front of goal but is intercepted by Alec Parker and ball goes over line. SV. Crowds watching. SV. Pan, Scotland attacking with Johnstone running with ball down centre. He passes out to Evans who takes possession. LV. Evans shoots straight for goal but ball goes over bar. LV. Massed crowds. GV. Scotland taking corner. SV. Kelsey jumps to punch clear but ball is deflected from him and goes straight to Johnstone. He shoots but Williams and Alfred Sherwood are in goal mouth taking place of Kelsey. Ball bounces off them. SCU. Crowd watching. SV. Smith runs down wing with ball towards Welsh goal. He dodges past Len Allchurch and shoots. Ball goes out of picture. SV. Towards, players rushing after ball - Kelsey rushes out and falls on ball. Final score: Scotland 2, Wales 0.

    (Orig. Neg.)

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:14:00 / 01:33:25:00
    55/91 Special
    Sort Number:
    55/091 Special
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    Sport & Leisure
    Scotland v Wales (1955) PELDROED CYMRU
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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