• Short Summary

    THE 1966-67 ENGLISH FOOTBALL SEASON OPENED TODAY (SATURDAY) - IN HEAT WAVE CONDITIONS, AT LEAST AS FAR AS LONDON WAS CONCERNED.

  • Description

    THE 1966-67 ENGLISH FOOTBALL SEASON OPENED TODAY (SATURDAY) - IN HEAT WAVE CONDITIONS, AT LEAST AS FAR AS LONDON WAS CONCERNED. THE TEMPERATURE SOARED IN LONDON IN THE AFTERNOON TO 81 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT (27 DEGREES CENTIGRADE). ONE OF THE MATCHES OF THE DAY WAS AT WHITE HART LANE, WHERE TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR BEAT LEEDS UNITED BY THREE GOALS TO ONE.

    A CROWD OF 43,000 REVELLED IN THE HOT SUN AND ENJOYED SOME FINE FOOTBALL. LEEDS WENT INTO THE ATTACK EARLY AND SCORED FIRST, IN THE 13TH MINUTE, WHEN GILES HEADED IN OFF THE POST FROM A PASS BY COLLINS. MULLERY EQUALISED FOR 'SPURS AFTER 31 MINUTES. AT HALF-TIME, THE SCORE WAS ONE-ALL, BUT WITHIN 60-SECONDS OF THE START OF THE SECOND HALF, GILZEAN PUT 'SPURS IN THE LEAD AND THEN, AFTER 61-MINUTES' PLAY, JIMMY GREAVES SCORED THE THIRD GOAL FOR TOTTENHAM. LEEDS WERE UNABLE TO PIERCE THE TOTTENHAM DEFENCE IN THE REMAINING 30-MINUTES OF PLAY AND TOTTENHAM RAN OUT 3-1 WINNERS IN THEIR FIRST MATCH OF THE NEW SEASON.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8X04Q0GWTMMNI5HIWYG1G20M1
    Media URN:
    VLVA8X04Q0GWTMMNI5HIWYG1G20M1
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/08/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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