• Short Summary

    The Japanese Football Association is celebrating its 50th anniversary and as part of the celebrations the country's national soccer side arrived in the U.

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    GV Team training
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    2.
    SCU Manager looks on
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    3.
    CU Goalkeeper Yokoyama looks on
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    4.
    GV Team members launch attack on goal and yokoyama clears and saves (2 shots)
    0.38

    5.
    SV Small boys look on
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    6.
    SV Players being massaged
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    7.
    SV Players taking refreshments
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    8.
    CU Star player kamamoto drinking
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    9.
    SV Players signing small boys autographs
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    10.
    GV Team sitting on bank
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    Initials OS/2144 OS/2149


    SPORT: FOOTBALL

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The Japanese Football Association is celebrating its 50th anniversary and as part of the celebrations the country's national soccer side arrived in the U.K. last Sunday for a short tour. Today the team trained at the ground of Tottenham Football Club in Hertfordshire. During their ten day stay the team will play two matches against English sides and give a number of judo displays. The tour was organised by the Japan Trade Centre in London.

    SYNOPSIS: A squad of 25 japanese soccer players has arrived in English for a ten day tour. The players side which has steadily improved its standard in the past few years. Their first training session was held at the ground of Tottenham Hotspur in Hertfordshire. During their stay the team will play again the English sides Bury an Portsmouth. The players will also give a number of demonstrations and show alms of Japan.

    The visit was arranged by the Japan Trade Centre in London. It coincides with celebrations to ma??? the 50th anniversary of the japanese Football Association. In the past few years Japan has played host to a number of too English football sides which has helped stimulate interest in the sport. Now some 25,000 people in schools and clubs play the game.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8HQSIYBISYXR6U057487VJ7H0
    Media URN:
    VLVA8HQSIYBISYXR6U057487VJ7H0
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/08/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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