• Short Summary

    LEEDS UNITED BECAME THE FIRST ENGLISH SOCCER CLUB TO WIN THE INTER-CITIES FAIRS SOCCER CUP WHEN THEY PLAYED A GOAL-LESS DRAW WITH FERENCVAROS OF HUNGARY IN BUDAPEST TODAY (WEDNESDAY).

  • Description

    LEEDS UNITED BECAME THE FIRST ENGLISH SOCCER CLUB TO WIN THE INTER-CITIES FAIRS SOCCER CUP WHEN THEY PLAYED A GOAL-LESS DRAW WITH FERENCVAROS OF HUNGARY IN BUDAPEST TODAY (WEDNESDAY). THE FINAL COMPRISED OF TWO LEGS AND AS LEEDS HAD WON THE FIRST MATCH 1-0 THEY TOOK THE CUP ON A 1-0 AGGREGATE.

    A CROWD OF 75-THOUSAND PEOPLE PACKED THE NEP STADIUM HOPING THAT THE ARTISTIC FARENCVAROS FORWARDS, ED BY HUNGARIAN INTERNATIONALS FLORIAN ALBERT AND ZOLTAN VARGA, WOULD PIERCE THE LEEDS DEFENCE. BUT LEEDS, THE MOST CONSISTENT TEAM IN ENGLISH LEAGUE SOCCER FOR THE LAST FOUR YEARS, SHOWED THEIR MASTERY OF DEFENSIVE TACTICS IN A TIGHT, OFTEN THRILLING MATCH.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEJW93GT7DZJSN22N6LJV84GSO
    Media URN:
    VLVAEJW93GT7DZJSN22N6LJV84GSO
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/09/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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