• Short Summary

    Blackpool beats Fulham 6-2 in FA Cup 4th round match.

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    Blackpool, Lancashire.

    Start of the FA (Football Association) Cup 4th round football match between Blackpool and Fulham. SV. Stunt men with dummy Pathe News camera photographing midget dressed in Blackpool colours, and a tall man dressed up. LV. back view, Blackpool players kicking off. Fulham in white shirts and black shorts. They kick off. Taylor slips the ball back to Jim Kelly and Kelly beats an oncoming Fulham forward and kicks it up-field. LV. Fulham goal as Jackie Mudie runs and slams the ball into it. Blackpool 1, Fulham 0. SV. Kids on the side of the ground jumping for joy. SV. Stanley Matthews with the ball. He beats Lowe and kicks to Mudie. LV. Mudie drives in a right foot shot which beats Ian Black and goes into the top corner of the net. Blackpool 2, Fulham 0. GV. Cheering crowd. LV. Play. Camera moves to the right side of the field next to the Blackpool's goal. LV. Jimmy Hill with the ball coming down the right wing. He beats David Frith, runs in close to the goal and chops it back to Lowe who shoots (Lowe is not seen here). The ball flies into the net to make the score Blackpool 2, Fulham 1. Lowe scored this goal. SV. Fulham supporters in stand cheering and waving rattles. LV. Play in the centre of the field. Ball goes to Lowe, he flicks it onto Johnny Haynes who short passes to Roy Bentley. SV. Crowd. LV. Farm sprawling on the ground and the ball entering the net to make the score two each - again it is not seen who scored. LV. Crowd, some cheering. LV. Stanley Matthews proceeding up-field being challenged by Lawler. LV. Matthews crosses the ball where David Durie cottons onto it and from about 35 yards cracks the ball. Ball smashes against the cross bar and goes behind. LV. Crowd. LV. Fulham goal mouth. Ball bombing into it from the right wing. Black punches clear from the heads of Durie and Bill Perry, but it only goes a little distance. LV. Taylor kicks it back over his head towards the goal. Perry heads it backwards for Mudie to beat the oncoming Black. Mudie puts the ball in the net. Score is Blackpool 3, Fulham 2. Pan to cheering crowd.

    SV. Perry beats Chenhall to cross the ball into the net (fake shot - states paperwork, this is not a goal). SCU. Man in crowd. LV. Ball coming through the centre and Mudie flicks it past Black for Blackpool's fourth goal. Perry made this pass. Score Blackpool 4, Fulham 2. SV. Cheering crowd. LV. Blackpool on the move again. Durie tries to get out the ball to Matthews, but it is intercepted and Fulham footballer takes over with a long ball out to the left wing. LV. Tosh Chamberlain beats Roy Gratrix and slams it into the goal mouth where Haynes just manages to get a foot to it. Fenton slips while trying to clear. He only manages to put it across the goal again when Gratrix comes running back and gives the ball back to Farm to throw up-field out to the right wing. SV. Part of crowd in stand. LV. Matthews comes running and shoots. Black pushes the ball out. It hits lamp and starts to roll into the goal despite Black's dive, but the ball is over the line. Blackpool appeal for the goal, and get it. Score Blackpool 5, Fulham 2. LV. Cheering crowd. LV. Durie comes running in and shoots from about 35 yards. Ball cracks into the back of the net as the boys on the touchline go mad with joy. Final score Blackpool 6, Fulham 2.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene K.)

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:19:00 / 01:27:15:00

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