• Short Summary

    Pathe cameras tour the country and report on new plans to put football back on the top.

  • Description

    Various.

    SV pan, Swansea players juggling with ball. GV FA (Football Association) headquarters. SV Sir Stanley Rouse seated at desk as Walter Winterbottom walks in. CU Sir Stanley Rouse. SV Mr Winterbottom. SV crane, pan to bomb debris in Coventry. LV manager Fair brother and Vic Brown, the trainer, watching team practice from deserted terrace, & SCA. CU Fair brother (his first season here). LV Coventry players firing shots at two goalkeepers. SV Fair brother leaving ground tossing ball to group of youngsters outside. LV Ron Burgess, newly appointed coach to Swansea, played for Spurs for years, returns to native Wales, a Welsh international, trotting off field to chat with manager McCandless. CU Burgess. SV Allchurch brothers, Len (on left) and Ivor, a Welsh International, one of best inside forwards in football. CU Ivor Allchurch heading ball. GV manager McDonald walking outside Kilmarnock ground with players (wearing blazer), & SV. SV Club Captain Ralph Collins, the right back, working at his bench in steel works. CU Collins taking off mask. CU Willie Harvey, inside right, a packer in sweet factory. CU Johnnie Russel, right half turning a cock (safety engineer), & SCA. SV Jimmy Brown on left, goal keeper and centre half Bob Thyne, both in motor trade. CU Thyne, pan to Brown. SV Angus a pet lamb, the club mascot, watching shooting. CU Angus. SV Kilmarnock players running towards. SV players of Bristol running from marquee with practising ball, & BV. LV players milling around goal mouth, dribbling and kicking everyone with ball. SV forwards, shooting through narrow posts. SV spud bashing, & SCA. GV players dashing along beach, somersaulting. CU player watching. SV players leaping over obstacles, at same time dribbling. SV crowd of local youngsters watching. SV players leaping and crawling under rope, & SCA. SV manager Bert Tann. CU Bristol Rovers badge on his blazer. SV players eating in the open, & SCA & SV.

    (Orig. Neg.) (Title Scene "E")

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    178.22
    Media URN:
    29765
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    19/08/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:34:00 / 01:32:18:00
    Canister:
    54/64

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