• Short Summary

    Blackpool come back from 3-1 to win the FA Cup - the so called 'Stanley Matthews' final.

  • Description

    Wembley, London. Football's FA Cup final Blackpool beat Bolton Wanderers 4-3.

    LV. Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh shaking hands with Blackpool team. SV. Stanley Matthews and another player. SV. Duke shaking hands with Blackpool player. SV. Queen Elizabeth II looking on. LV. Duke shakes hands with Bolton Wanderers team. SV. Duke admiring badge on Stanley Hanson's jersey. Then moves on and shakes hands with Harold Hassell. GV. Crowd waving. SV. Princess Margaret in Royal Box. LV. Blackpool kick off, and attack Ball goes to Bolton player who passes back to team-mate. Pan as ball is kicked upfield, but is stopped by Blackpool man. SV. Crowd. LV. Bolton attack. Ball comes across from right wing to Hassell. Hassall passes back to wing. Ball to Nat Lofthouse. LV. Lofthouse shoots. Goalie Farm dives. Ball bounces out of his hands hits post, and enters net. Players congratulate. LV. Zoom in crowd cheering. LV. Play around Blackpool goal area. SV. Fenton and Hassell - Ball rebounds from Hassell pan to Shimwell collecting. and runs with ball. Bolton player tries to stop,him at. But wins tussle and kicks across field CU. fan in crowd. SV. T Garrett kicking ball upfield. LV. Lofthouse chasing ball. Farm runs out to intercept. Lofthouse shoots past him. Ball hits base of left upright at. Willie Moir runs in takes another shot. which is stopped by defender, (Fenton) SV. Moir, Fenton and goalie Farm in tussle on ground, Fenton kicks ball out. SV. Crowd. GV. Blackpool attack. CU. supporter in crowd. LV. Stanley Mortensen running with ball towards Bolton goal. He shoots. Ball ricochets off Hassell's leg into goal. SV. Crowd cheering. SV. Matthews running up wing, passes inside. LV. Ball sailing towards Bolton net, hut is safely collected by goalie Hanson, who throws upfield. CU. fan in crowd. LV. Bolton attack. Ball across goalmouth to Ball who limpingly runs after it and passes back to Langton. Langton dribbles past defender, shoots. Farm dives SV. Farm gets up from ground and about to throw upfield CU. people in crowd applauding. LV. Shimwell chasing ball, but ball is intercepted by Bell who passes across to centre but ball is Blocked by Shimwell and team-mate, SV. Goalie Farm. LV. Langton shoots at goal. Lofthouse jumps to head but misses and so does goalie Farm. Ball safely in back of net. End of First Half.

    Second Half.

    SV Queen Elizabeth II in royal box. Blackpool go forwards with Stanley Matthews, cross into centre but Perry shots well wide. CU Crowd. GV Bolton Wanderers go forward Holden centres and Bell heads their third goal. Bolton are now 3-1 up.

    Stan Matthews goes forward, sends Barrass the wrong way and crosses. Stanley Mortensen shoots and scores. STV Crowd. Holden goes forwards for Bolton passes to Nat Lofthouse. Lofthouse centres but Blackpool goalkeeper Farm collects and clears.

    Blackpool attack and one of their players is fouled. Free kick just outside the box. Mortensen scores great goal. Hanson saves a shot from Matthews. Matthews leads another attack down the wing he crosses and Perry scores. Matthews and Perry are mobbed by their team mates. GV Crowd cheering.

    SV End of game Matthews being congratulated by Bolton and Blackpool players.

    SV Queen rising to make presentation. STV Blackpool players go up steps to Royal Box. LV Johnston receiving cup from Queen SCU Stan Matthews receives medal. Matthews at top of steps. The team come down the steps with the cup.

    SV Harry Johnston and Matthews carried on shoulders of team mates.

    (Uncut Rota Lav. "A")

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:32:00 / 01:20:30:00

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