• Short Summary

    A YOUNG NEW ZEALAND SOCCER PLAYER, PETER WHITING, WHO HAS FINANCED HIS OWN TRIP TO BRITAIN ON THE CHANCE OF PLAYING FOR A BRITISH PROFESSIONAL TEAM HAS STARTED TRAINING WITH THE LONDON CLUB CHARLTON ATHLETIC.

  • Description

    A YOUNG NEW ZEALAND SOCCER PLAYER, PETER WHITING, WHO HAS FINANCED HIS OWN TRIP TO BRITAIN ON THE CHANCE OF PLAYING FOR A BRITISH PROFESSIONAL TEAM HAS STARTED TRAINING WITH THE LONDON CLUB CHARLTON ATHLETIC. CHARLTON IS IN THE SECOND DIVISION.

    WHITING, AGED 21, IS A GOALKEEPER. HE HAS PLAYED INTERNATIONAL FOOTBALL FOR NEW ZEALAND AND THIS SEASON WAS SELECTED NEW ZEALAND'S PLAYER OF THE YEAR.

    WHITING HAS SPENT GBP500 STERLING ON THE TRIP. HE IS ON A TWO MONTHS TRIAL WITH CHARLTON. HE GAVE UP A POSITION AS A CUSTOMS OFFICER IN NEW ZEALAND TO COME TO BRITAIN.

    A FORMER CHARLTON SUPPORTER NOW LIVING IN WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND, RECOMMENDED WHITING TO THE CHARLTON CLUB.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAAKS5QBFWCFSFG612YK9AGW93
    Media URN:
    VLVAAAKS5QBFWCFSFG612YK9AGW93
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/12/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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