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    Old Trafford, Manchester, Lancashire.

    Start of the FA Cup 5th round football match between Manchester United and Arsenal in Manchester. SV. Top view Manchester United players (in dark shirts) kicking off. MV. Manchester attack. Ball goes to Birch. He beats two Arsenal men and shoots. SV. Goalkeeper Platt collecting and kicking up field harassed by Aston. MV. Jimmy Logie chases ball but Chilton beats him and passes to Jack Rowley who centres first time. LV. Aston harasses Compton who only half clears to Stan Pearson. Pearson scores Manchester's goal. Players congratulate, crowd cheering. MV. Arsenal attack quickly broken down by first time tackles. Ball from one side to another until Birch passes forward. SV. Towards, Rowley beats Barnes and centres. SV. Ball across goal area. Birch cleverly beats two Arsenal defenders before centring. Aston shoots but Barnes makes acrobatic kick off line. Manchester players appeal for goal. GV. Crowd applauding. MV. Birkett and Joe Mercer in tussle for ball. Mercer beats Birkett and leaves him sitting on ground. Mercer passes up field. MV. Goring and Chilton in race for ball. Chilton passes back to goalkeeper Allen. Allen, though harassed by Pete Goring, clears up field. MV. Birkett chasing ball, shoots but ball runs wide. Crowd surge forward behind goal. SCU. Women supporters in crowd. MV. Top view, Birkett being carried off after fainting. Supporter fighting policeman. Supporter carted off.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:58:00 / 01:20:24:00
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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