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  • Short Summary

    Women beat police in football match at Herne Hill. London.

  • Description

    Title - 'Herne Hill. Girls beat police at football'.


    MS young women and rather elderly men in suits and overcoats walking arm in arm in a line towards camera. MS old man kicking the ball, quite lively and energetic.

    Various shots of the match, the police team is composed of younger men in rugby shirts; small group of spectators stand around in background.

    Amendment December 2014: A visitor to the site has written in to say this is possibly a match between Vickers Crayford Ladies Football Team and the Metropolitan Police L Division which took place in early November 1918. The match was reported in the Daily Mirror on 4 November 1918 and the Feilding Star on 10 January 1919.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:21:00 / 01:24:54:00
    ON 111 J

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  1. SteveBolton says

    Saturday 2 November 2018 3pm KO. Vickers Crayford Ladies vs L-Division Police. Match played in aid of the Daily Express Cheery Fund for wounded servicemen. Game kicked off by the Mayor of Southwark. L-Division team listed as: Marsh, Young, Aughstein, Baldock, Cook, Riches, Major, Hamlyn, Harmen, Felwood, Porter.

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