• Short Summary

    GOODISON PARK, HOME OF THE ENGLISH FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION CUP WINNERS, EVERTON, IN 1966, IS IN LIVERPOOL, ABOUT 200 MILES NORTH OF LONDON.

  • Description

    GOODISON PARK, HOME OF THE ENGLISH FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION CUP WINNERS, EVERTON, IN 1966, IS IN LIVERPOOL, ABOUT 200 MILES NORTH OF LONDON. IT IS TO BE THE VENUE FOR MATCHES BETWEEN BULGARIA, BRAZIL, HUNGARY AND PORTUGAL IN THE WORLD CUP COMPETITION, WHICH BEGINS NEXT WEEK.

    LIVERPOOL, ON THE RIGHT BANK OF THE RIVER MERSEY IS ONE OF THE GREATEST TRADING CENTRES OF THE WORLD AND PRINCIPAL PORT IN BRITAIN FOR THE ATLANTIC TRADE.

    APART FROM THIS , THE CITY HAS WON FAME IN RECENT YEARS AS THE HOME OF THE "MERSEY BEAT" STYLE OF POPULAR MUSIC -- AND, MORE OUTSTANDINGLY, AS THE HOMETOWN OF THE FAMOUS BEATLES POP GROUP.

    GOODISON PARK GROUND WAS BUILT IN 1892. MORE THAN GBP100,000 (280,000 DOLLARS) HAVE BEEN SPENT ON IMPROVEMENTS TO THE GROUND AND GRANDSTAND FACILITIES FOR THE WORLD CUP COMPETITION.

    THERE IS ACCOMMODATION IN THE GROUND FOR 62,000 FANS.

    IN ADDITION TO THE FIRST MATCHES, A QUARTER-FINAL AND SEMI-FINAL WILL BE PLAYED AT GOODISON PARK.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7LSSMCKPGEY84ELK8YH8O89DY
    Media URN:
    VLVA7LSSMCKPGEY84ELK8YH8O89DY
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/07/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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