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    ENGLAND: F.A. CUP 6th ROUND: BIRMINGHAM BEAT ARSENAL Highbury. Midlanders prove to strong for Gunners. Highbury, England GV Nutt of Arsenal coming down the left wing being challenged by Hall Birmingham. Nutt passes back to colleague to kick it into the Birmingham goalmouth where Tapscott and Green jump together for the ball it goes looses to Clayton who centers ball meanwhile Merrick has left his goal and come out to challenge Clapton but the ball goes past Merrick into the goalmouth where it is kicked by a Birmingham defender and saves situation. GV Massed crowds. SV Birmingham in the attack the ball is lobed into the Arsenal goalmouth where Arsenal whose moved into the centre runs forward and heads the ball past Kelsey into the goal Arsenal Nill Birmingham One. Players run back congratulating SV Massed crowds. SV Arsenal on the attack the ball is crossed into the Birmingham goalmouth and received by an Arsenal player and shot up into the air where at this point Bloomfield and Smith jump to head Smith gets it away and it is kicked upfield. Danger clear. GV Massed crowds. GV Arsenal goalmouth Birmingham on the attack the ball goes out to the right wing to Stall who hooks it back into the centre where Murphy is there to hook it in Arsenal Nill Birmingham 2 players congratulating. SCU Crowd sheering HALF TIME SCU Arsenal on the attack Bloomfield in possession he beats his man and passes forward to set an Arsenal attack going. SV Birmingham goalmouth Arsenal on the attack the ball is kicked clear by a Birmingham player but an Arsenal man clears it and shoots towards the goal Merrick is there to save he picks the ball up and throws it clear to his outside right Astell who receives and proceeds to run upfield to starts a Birmingham attack going. Stall kicks upfield. SV Massed crowds. GV Brown in possession of ball in Arsenal goalmouth heading rapidly towards goal he shoots past the advancing Kelsey to make Arsenal Nill Birmingham 3. GV Massed crowds. GV Play in Birmingham goalmouth Arsenal on the att
    ack Arsenal winger Nutt running forward kicks the goal but it is deflected for a corner to Arsenal. GV Massed crowds. GV Arsenal taking the corner kick out on the right wing where it is headed away and it runs out loose to the Charlton the Arsenal right back who slams the ball back and into the Birmingham goal Arsenal 1 Birmingham 3. GV Massed crowds cheering. GV Arsenal still pressing hard to make up to the Birmingham goal aera. Birmingham try to clear but it rebounds of an Arsenal forward and goes out to Clapton who has now moved to outside left he beats his man and centers to Arsenal man who chops it back into middle where Bloomfield runs onto it and slams the ball into the goal where Merrick makes good save. 151ft



    Sport; Association Football; Great Britain




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    PATHEFOR LONDON BIRMINGHAM & CARDIFF
    Highbury

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    Film ID:
    VLVACZ93TX30O6WSCSN64F70ZUMKR
    Media URN:
    VLVACZ93TX30O6WSCSN64F70ZUMKR
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/03/1956
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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