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  • Short Summary

    Good footage of football match between Arsenal and Blackburn Rovers.

  • Description

    Arsenal V Blackburn Rovers.

    Location of events unknown - could be Highbury, London or Blackburn, Lancashire.

    M/S of the two football teams coming out of a main building and onto the pitch. Several soldiers in the spectator stand watch them run by. Referee places ball on the line; the two captains shake hands and toss the coin.

    Various shots of football match, watched by large crowd. Some shots show people sitting on top of the terrace roof. Later shots show a very muddy pitch. Several near misses.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2402.01
    Media URN:
    76394
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:02:00 / 01:02:52:00
    Canister:
    ON 311 F

Comments (1)

  1. hattrickpatrick says

    I am sure that the match in question is the FA Cup semi final played on 24th March 1928, at Filbert Street, Leicester. Blackburn won the match 1-0 and went on to beat Huddersfield Town 3-1 in the final .

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