• Short Summary

    Swindon beat Arsenal 3 - 1 in Football League Cup Final.

  • Description

    No titles. Football League Cup Final between Swindon Town and Arsenal.

    Wembley, London.

    Various shots of football match between Swindon Town and Arsenal for the Football League Cup. M/S of the two team captains tossing the coin at the start of the match. C/U of boy in the crowd shouting for his team; pan down to show the rosette he is wearing - 'Swindon For The Cup'.

    Several shots of the match in progress. There are a few near misses but no goals until Roger Smart scores for Swindon. He is congratulated by team-mates. Scoreboard at half-time reads Arsenal 0 Swindon 1.

    In the second half there are more near misses for Arsenal. Players are quite muddy by now. Robert Gould scores for Arsenal. In extra time Don Rogers scores another for Swindon. Shot of crowd cheering and jumping up and down. Rogers scores again for Swindon. Final score Swindon 3, Arsenal 1. Manager of Swindon hugs Rogers. Other players mill about with their winning tankards. Swindon players pose with the trophy cup.

    Among other players seen are Jon Sammels, Robert McNab, J Radford (Arsenal) and Peter Downsborough, goalie for Swindon Town.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2097.08
    Media URN:
    57172
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/03/1969
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:41:00 / 01:21:12:00
    Canister:
    69/24

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