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    A FAVOURITE TO WIN THIS YEAR'S BRITISH FOOTBALL LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP, THE LEEDS FIRST DIVISION SOCCER TEAM TODAY (SATURDAY) DEFEATED ARSENAL AT THE ARSENAL TEAM'S HOME GROUND AT HIGHBURY, NORTH LONDON.

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    A FAVOURITE TO WIN THIS YEAR'S BRITISH FOOTBALL LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP, THE LEEDS FIRST DIVISION SOCCER TEAM TODAY (SATURDAY) DEFEATED ARSENAL AT THE ARSENAL TEAM'S HOME GROUND AT HIGHBURY, NORTH LONDON.LEEDS WON 2 GOALS TO 1.

    ARSENAL, WITH EASTHAM SHOWING SOME NEAT TOUCHES, WERE PROMINENT AT THE START BUT LACKED COHESIAN.LEEDS WERE MORE DANGEROUS, AND AFTER 12 MINUTES WENT AHEAD, BUT ANNOYED THE BIG CROWD WITH ROBUST AND BRAWLING TACTICS.AN ACCURATE CROSS TO THE FAR POST BY A LEEDS PLAYER WAS HEADED HOME BY GILES TO SCORE THE FIRST GOAL.

    SHORTLY AFTER, ARSENAL TRIED FOR AN EQUALISER BUT THE BALL FLASHED INCHES THE WRONG SIDE OF THE POST.HOWEVER, THE LONDONERS GRADUALLY PRESSED LEEDS BACK AND MANAGED TO SCORE THEIR EQUALISING GOAL 25 MINUTES AFTER THE START OF PLAY.BAKER OF LEEDS WAS BROUGHT DOWN IN THE PENALTY AREA BY BELL -- AN UNNECESSARY FOUL BECAUSE THE BALL HAD ALREADY ELUDED ARSENAL.THE PENALTY WAS TAKEN BY EASTHAM, WHO MADE NO MISTAKE.

    IN THE SECOND HALF, ARSENAL HAD THE WIND ASSISTANCE BUT IT WAS LEEDS WHO MADE THE EARLY RUNNING.ARSENAL THEN STRENGTHENED, BUT LEEDS WENT AHEAD FOR THE SECOND TIME IN THE 73RD MINUTE OF THE GAME WESTON DROVE THE BALL LOW INTO THE NET.

    TEAMS: ARSENAL: BURNS; HOWE, CLARKE; NEILL, URE, COURT; ANDERSON, RADFORD, BAKER, EASTHAM, ARMSTRONG.

    LEEDS: SPRAKE; REANEY, BELL; BREMNER, CHARLTON, HUNTER; GILES, WESTON, STORRIE, COLLINS, COOPER.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9LKI5P2HCGT0G9N5N0ECXRG4G
    Media URN:
    VLVA9LKI5P2HCGT0G9N5N0ECXRG4G
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/02/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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