International football at Wembley: England beat Ireland 2-1.
Title reads: "England v Ireland".
International football at Wembley, London.
Team captains - Clayton of England and Blanchflower of Ireland - at the centre for the toss up with referee L. Callaghan. Ireland (dark shirts) kicking off. Shots of match: Jimmy McIlroy passes to P. McParland, England player intercepts and passes to a colleague. C/U man in crowd. Irish players with the ball, including Wilber Cush and then Billy Bingham. Ron Springett, England goalie, waiting attack.
The ball coming in from the right, Bingham heads it, Springett gets a hand to it, the ball rolls to Don Howe who taps it to Springett. Small boys cheering. Ron Clayton passing the ball. Connelly with the ball, he evades R. Peacock, shoots. The ball goes into the net, but goal is disallowed. Men in crowd pointing. Joe Baker with the ball. He evades Cunningham, Gregg comes out of goal, he passes to Johnny Haynes who shoots but ball is blocked.
Soldiers in crowd. Baker shoots past Gregg for England's first goal. Crowd cheering. McIlroy heads towards goal but is brought down in penalty area, the referee awards a penalty. Man in crowd. McIlroy takes the penalty, Springett makes a fine save. Crowd. (Half time England 1-Ireland 0.) Ireland attacking. Ball goes to Cush who heads it to Bingham who shoots, Ron Flowers blocks it.
Ball goes to Jimmy McIlroy who shoots, ball is headed out, he shoots again, Ron Flowers heads the ball out. England attacking. Holliday putting the ball across the goal, Gregg punches ball away, ball goes to John Connelly who shoots, Gregg gets a hand to it and it goes over the bar. Small boys with rattle. An England player runs onto the ball, shoots, ball is blocked, it goes to Joe Baker who passes to Holliday, he shoots. Ball goes towards goal, it beats Gregg but Irish defender deflects.
Holliday with ball. He is beaten by Danny Blanchflower, ball is cleared. Scramble at England goal mouth, Ron Springett is on the ground, Bingham takes ball, it goes over the goal line, Bingham pulls it back, he pushes the ball past Ronnie Allen for Ireland's equaliser. Irish players run back congratulating each other. Crowd cheering. Ireland attacking, the ball is put into the penalty, Springett kicks upfield. England attacking, shooting across goal mouth. Baker has ball, he passes to Ray Parry who shoots, the ball goes into the net for the winning goal, players run back congratulating each other.