• Short Summary

    Footage of Burnley v Manchester F.A. Cup match of 1954.

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    BURNLEY V. MANCHESTER UNITED - F.A. CUP third round football match.

    Burnley, Lancashire.

    LV Kick off by Burnley and force ball upfield but a hefty kick by Foulkes swings play other end, Viollet receives. SV Viollet centres and Taylor's header gives goalie Thompson a spot of bother but he recovers and clears upfield. SV Crowd. LV Shannon heads Burnley's first goal although he winds himself in the process. SCU Crowd cheer. SV Players slipping about around Burnley Goalmouth although Berry No.7. seems to be enjoying it Centre is scrambled away. LV Holden chases a long clearance, Foulkes is unable to beat him for pace and Holden shoots and scores(Burnley 2-0). SV Crowd. SV Manchester attack- ing Berry receives beats opposition with an amazing dribble pushes ball out to the wing on right. LV Taylor running on to pass centres and Viollet slides it into net. Score (2-1). SV Crowd at half-time. LV Burnley attack down left wing. SV McIlroy chases ball through crowd of Manchester defenders and shoots as he falls, score Burnley 4-3. SV Crowd.

    Burnley attacking. Foul. SV. Crowd. SV. Free Kick Manchester defence fooled as Burnley player runs up to take kick steps over ball. Team-mate following up whips ball out to Gray on wing. Gray shoots over advancing goal keeper to score Burnley's last goal Score 5-3 SV. Crowd. & LV. LV. Teams leave field.

    There are some nice shots of spectators in this item.


    Featured players include: Bill Foulkes, Jimmy Mcilroy, Les Shannon and ? Viollet. Names to be checked at a later date.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:05:00 / 01:28:48:00

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