• Short Summary

    THE ENGLISH NORTHERN CITY OF MANCHESTER'S TWO WORLD FAMOUS SOCCER TEAMS, MANCHESTER UNITED AND MANCHESTER CITY, BATTLED IT OUT YET AGAIN YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) -- ON THE OLD TRAFFORD CRICKET PITCH, IN LANCASHIRE.

  • Description

    THE ENGLISH NORTHERN CITY OF MANCHESTER'S TWO WORLD FAMOUS SOCCER TEAMS, MANCHESTER UNITED AND MANCHESTER CITY, BATTLED IT OUT YET AGAIN YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) -- ON THE OLD TRAFFORD CRICKET PITCH, IN LANCASHIRE. AND THESE TWO UNLIKELY TEAMS OF CRICKETERS WERE WATCHED BY A CROWD OF ABOUT 12,000 -- SOCCER FANS.

    THE CROWD -- BIGGER THAN MANY CROWDS AT INTERNATIONAL CRICKET TESTS THESE DAYS AND THE BIGGEST AT OLD TRAFFORD FOR TWO YEARS -- SAW MANCHESTER CITY WIN BY SIX WICKETS AFTER A THREE-AND-A-HALF-HOUR TESTIMONIAL MATCH FOR KEN HIGGS, THE ENGLAND FAST BOWLER. MANCHESTER UNITED ARE THE PRESENT HOLDERS OF THE EUROPEAN CUP, WHILE MANCHESTER CITY ARE THIS YEAR'S FOOTBALL LEAGUE CHAMPIONS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1B3UAFR1KJL1IVNESEKMG2YGP
    Media URN:
    VLVA1B3UAFR1KJL1IVNESEKMG2YGP
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/07/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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