• Short Summary

    Veteran footballer Billy Wright plays final game with Wolverhampton Wanderers.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Wolverhampton".

    News in sport. Molyneux football ground, Wolverhampton, West Midlands.

    Billy Wright plays final game with Wolves before retiring. C/U veteran footballer Billy Wright in football kit. M/S Billy Wright walks onto the field between the two teams (Wolverhampton Wanderers and their reserve team). G/V crowds in terraces. M/S skipper Wright shakes hands with referee and then with reserve team captain, he tosses the coin.

    Note: see separate records for other "News in Sports" stories in 59/65.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1593.03
    Media URN:
    51241
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    13/08/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:48:00 / 01:03:08:00
    Canister:
    59/65

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Wright shakes hands with referee and then with reserve team captain" - the referee is Jack Taylor, (who went on to ref the 1974 World Cup Final), and the reserve team captain is George Showell.

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