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    Wembley Stadium, London.

    Start of the FA Cup final football match between Blackpool and Newcastle United. SV. & MV. Blackpool and stripe shirted Newcastle walking onto field. SV. King George VI taking seat. LV. Pan from crowd to kick off. LV. Nice Blackpool combination. SV. Slater, Blackpool's amateur inside left, narrowly misses. MV. Crowd cheering. MV. Lead up to Stanley Matthews and trip in penalty area. Matthews receives ball. SV Matthews beats Corbett and passes forward. Mortensen chases ball and is tripped by Brennan on edge of penalty area. CU. Man in crowd, reacting. LV. Matthews taking free kick. Ball is cleared. LV. General play. Blackpool player trips. SV. Matthews wastes no time, takes free kick right away. MV. William Perry chasing ball onto goal line. Ball just crosses but he scoops it into play and play goes on. Jack Fairbrother dives to intercept, throws ball to Joe Harvey who dribbles up field and passes on. SV. George Robledo collects, passes to Walker. SV. Goalkeeper Farm on goal line. SV. Farm and Robledo collide. They shake hands. MV. Head work by both teams in centre of field until Harvey boots up field. LV. Lead up for offside goal. Jackie Milburn racing through. SV. Milburn scores offside goal, pan to ball in net and referee pointing. SV. Crowd applauding. LV. At other end, Newcastle have narrow escape when from Perry's corner Stanley Mortensen leaps high in the air to head towards goal for Cowell to head off line into Fairbrother's hands. Fairbrother clears up field. GV. Stadium and mass crowds. LV. Massed crowds. SV. Blackpool kick off. Mortensen kicks off, passes to Slater. Ball goes to Blackpool player. Ball out of picture. Top view, pan, Newcastle attacking. Milburn dribbling with ball. Blackpool player with ball, Shinwell running after him. Milburn shoots. Farm saves. CU. Top view, Matthews running up field. SV. Top view, ball goes to Matthews who dribbles down being attacked by Newcastle man. Ball goes to Blackpool player who shoots. Ball just wide of goal. CU. Man cheering. Top view, Matthews with ball, passes to Milburn. Milburn passes back to Matthews. Matthews runs with ball to goal area, passes back to centre. Blackpool player gets it, tackled by Newcastle man. Ball goes on to Newcastle player who runs up field. Ball out of picture. Top view, Milburn running with ball, shoots, ball in net. Massed crowd cheering. Side view, crowd cheering. CU. Pan, Matthews with ball, tackled by Newcastle player. Ball goes to Blackpool man and out of picture. LV. Matthews with ball being tackled. He is beaten. Newcastle attack. Ball out of picture. GV. Newcastle outside right attacking. Centres to Taylor. Ball is passed back to Milburn who shoots. Ball in net. Top view, players congratulating. Top view, crowds cheering. LV Blackpool outside left passing ball in front of goal. Play around goal area. Ball goes to Matthews, who shoots and goalkeeper saves. SV. Top view, Mitchell attacking with ball. Blackpool player intercepts. Ball goes to Robledo who shoots and ball past net. LV. Massed crowds cheering. LV. Players shaking hands after match in midfield. Final score - Newcastle United 2, Blackpool 0. Newcastle wins the Cup. SCU. Jackie Mudie shaking hands with Newcastle man. SV. Blackpool men applauding. GV. Newcastle captain Joe Harvey receiving Cup. CU. Harvey receiving Cup from King. SCU. Matthews walking to royal box. SV. Pan, Harvey walking down steps with Cup. Crowd. SV. Captain being cheered by team mates. CU. Captain holding Cup.


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    01:15:51:00 / 01:20:32:00
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