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    Blackpool beat Arsenal 2-1 but striker Alan Brown breaks his leg.

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    Highbury, London. Arsenal V Blackpool in FA Cup - 6th Round. Blackpool win 2-1.

    SV. Arsenal in unfamiliar striped jerseys take football field. SV. Pan, packed crowd. SV. Blackpool kick-off. GV. General play into an Arsenal raid. SV. Jimmie Logie tricking with ball. He passes to Pete Goring, Goring passes it back for Don Roper to fire in a shot, Farm picks it out of the air neatly. SV. Crowd applauding. LV. Blackpool attacking. Ball out to Stanley Matthews. CU. Boys in crowd. SV. Matthews dribbles past two Arsenal defenders before centring. LV. Ball tossing in goalmouth. William Perry runs in, slices his shot with only goalie to beat and Arsenal clear. SV. Crowd applauding. LV. Blackpool attacking. SV. Ball to Brown, but Daniels intercepts, neatly dribbles round Alan Brown and clears upfield. LV. Arsenal attacking, D Lishman centres. SV. Cliff Holton bundles Farm off ball. Ball runs loose, but Harry Johnston is on the goal line to breast clear an Arsenal shot. STV. Crowd.


    LV. Arsenal attacking. Force a corner. SV. Crowd applauding. LV. Roper takes corner. Farm punches clear, ball cleared upfield. SV. Brown running with ball. SV. Brown passes inside to Ernie Taylor and Taylor crashes home Blackpool's first goal. Players congratulate. SV. Crowd. LV. Arsenal attacking. Ball is partially cleared, but a defender (Arsenal) bangs it back towards Blackpool goal-mouth. SV. Crowd. SV. Ball sailing through air. Lishman charges Farm onto ground. Ball runs loose and Logie flashes it into the net. SV. Crowd, cheering. LV. Blackpool attacking. SV. Brown running through middle after loose ball. Goalkeeper Jack Kelsey dives at his feet. Brown trips over him, ballgoes into net. Brown rolls on ground. Blackpool players run up to him, but realise he is badly injured. SV. Players and ambulance men around Brown. GV. Packed crowd. SV. Ambulance men carrying off Brown, his leg is broken. SV. Ambulance men carrying off Brown on stretcher.


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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:38:00 / 01:08:00:00

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