• Short Summary

    A PARTY OF TWENTY-FIVE PLAYERS - POSSIBLES FOR ENGLAND'S WORLD SOCCER CUP TEAM - BEGAN A THREE-DAY TRAINING SESSION AT LILLESHALL, SHROPSHIRE, U.

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    A PARTY OF TWENTY-FIVE PLAYERS - POSSIBLES FOR ENGLAND'S WORLD SOCCER CUP TEAM - BEGAN A THREE-DAY TRAINING SESSION AT LILLESHALL, SHROPSHIRE, U.K., FEB 6.AFTER MAKING THEMSELVES COMFORTABLE IN THE MANSION HOUSE BELONGING TO THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PHYSICAL RECREATION, THEY WERE SPLIT INTO TWO TEAMS FOR PRACTICE GAMES AGAINST TWO LEAGUE TEAMS.

    THE FIRST TEAM, WHICH INCLUDED JIMMY GREAVES, JOHNNY HAYNES, AND BOBBY CHARLTON, WERE MATCHED AGAINST WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERS, AND THE SECOND AGAINST WEST BROMWICH ALBION.OBVIOUSLY TAKING THINGS VERY EASILY IN THE BITING WIND, BOTH "ENGLAND TEAMS" WERE BEATEN.THE FIRST BY FIVE GOALS TO FOUR, AND THE SECOND BY TWO GOALS TO ONE.

    WALTER WINTERSOTTOM, THE ENGLAND TEAM MANAGER, SAID: "SCORES DO NOT INTEREST US AT THIS STAGE.THE BENEFIT WE GET IS THROUGH PLAYERS WHO DO NOT KNOW EACH OTHER GETTING AN UNDERSTANDING, AN IDEA OF ABILITY AND STYLES.IT HAS BEEN MOST USEFUL." THE PLAYERS WILL RETURN TO THEIR CLUBS AFTER THE TRAINING TO WAIT THE ANXIOUS SIX WEEKS BEFORE THE 40 WORLD CUP POSSIBLES ARE NAMED.THESE MUST BE REDUCED TO 22 THREE WEEKS BEFORE ENGLAND MEET HUNGARY, BULGARIA AND THE ARGENTINE IN THE OPENING STAGES OF THE WORLD CUP FINALS IN CHILE FROM MAY 30 TO JUNE 17.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6AZF47J1JI1XPFOMGE4HPVI1I
    Media URN:
    VLVA6AZF47J1JI1XPFOMGE4HPVI1I
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/02/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:12:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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