• Short Summary

    MANCHESTER UNITED - ONE OF THE MOST FAMOUS NAMES IN ENGLISH LEAGUE FOOTBALL - WILL BE HOST TO THREE OF THE LEADING EUROPEAN CONTENDERS FOR THE WORLD FOOTBALL CUP IN JULY WHEN HUNGARY, PORTUGAL AND BULGARIA ARE SCHEDULED TO MEET IN GROUP THREE OF THE COMPETITION.

  • Description

    MANCHESTER UNITED - ONE OF THE MOST FAMOUS NAMES IN ENGLISH LEAGUE FOOTBALL - WILL BE HOST TO THREE OF THE LEADING EUROPEAN CONTENDERS FOR THE WORLD FOOTBALL CUP IN JULY WHEN HUNGARY, PORTUGAL AND BULGARIA ARE SCHEDULED TO MEET IN GROUP THREE OF THE COMPETITION.

    SECOND ONLY IN SIZE TO LONDON, MANCHESTER BOASTS TWO LEADING FOOTBALL CLUBS - MANCHESTER UNITED AND MANCHESTER CITY.

    AS SOON AS THE UNITED GROUND WAS SELECTED FOR THE WORLD CUP TOURNAMENT, SOCCER AND CITY AUTHORITIES PUT AN ENORMOUS IMPROVEMENT PROGRAMME IN HAND. A GOVERNMENT GRANT OF GBP45,200 HAS ENABLED THE CLUB TO BUILD A MASSIVE NEW CANTILEVER STAND ADDING NEW COMFORT FOR THE 64,000 SPECTATORS THAT WILL FILL THE GROUND.

    MANCHESTER CITY COUNCIL WILL CATER FOR THE VISITORS BY PRODUCING A 26 PAGE COLOURED BROCHURE IN FIVE LANGUAGES, GIVING MAXIMUM DETAILED OF MANCHESTER AND THE FACILITIES IT WILL HAVE TO OFFER. A FIRST PRINT OF 20,000 WILL BE RUN OFF AND THE CITY ORGANISERS HAVE EVEN OFFERED TO LOOK AFTER THE WELFARE PROBLEMS OF ANY VISITOR UNFORTUNATE ENOUGH TO END UP IN HOSPITAL.

    A CARPETED INFORMATION LOUNGE AND REST ROOM IS ALSO BEING PROVIDED FOR OVERSEAS VISITORS AND NEWSPAPERS OF EVERY NATIONALITY WILL BE FLOWN IN EACH DAY TO CATER FOR THEM. OTHER WORLD CUP INFORMATION KIOSKS WILL BE SET UP AROUND THE CITY AND EVEN THE HOTEL PORTERS WILL BE KEPT SUPPLIED WITH THE LATEST INFORMATION AND BROCHURES.

    JOURNALISTS WILL STAY IN THE MODERN COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IN THE MIDDLE OF THE CITY WITH 200 BEDROOMS AND A MASSIVE NEWS AND TV ROOM AT THEIR DISPOSAL.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2DOLM8K7EVZ41RWWZIXF0FF0
    Media URN:
    VLVA2DOLM8K7EVZ41RWWZIXF0FF0
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/04/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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