• Short Summary

    Wolves beat Leicester City 3-2 in Football's FA Cup.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Pathe News Special - Cup Final 1949".

    Wembley Stadium, London. Wolverhampton Wanderers win 3-2 against Leicester City in Football's FA Cup.

    MV Billy Wright and Norman Plummer leading out their teams. GV Teams Lined up. LV Prince Henry, The Duke of Gloucester shaking hands with Wolves. CU Plummer. SV Duke of Gloucester shaking hands with Leicester. MV Back shot Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh shaking hands. MV Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) in box.

    GV Kick off. MV Leicester attacking. MV Wright defending. MV Wolves on the attack. Jimmie Mullen heads ball. and shoots outside. MV Spectators applauding. MV Leicester on the attack but Wright clears, to Mullen to Jessie Pye. CU Fan in crowd. MV Top shot Johnny Hancock centres and Pye scores. Top shot crowd cheering. MV Top shot crowd cheering. MV Griffiths attacking but Wright clears. MV Top shot R Bradley punches clear. Ball runs out to Jimmy Mullen. MV Mullen passes to Jimmie Dunn. He shoots but goalie saves. CU fan in crowd. Wolves attacking and Mullen shoots. Corner. MV Spectators applauding. MV Hancock takes corner. MV Spectators applauding. MV Hancock takes corner Mullen receives and centres Wright crosses and Pye scores. Crowd applauding.

    GV Top shot Kick off for 2nd half. Leicester No 11 Mal Griffiths dribbling through, kicks to Chisholm but goalie, Bert Williams parries and Griffiths shoots in. Top shot spectators. CU Manager Stan Cullis watching. Top shot Leicester No 11 takes corner but Wolves clear. MV Wolves attacking but Leicester No 3. clears. Top shot Chisholm scores goal. MV Referee disallows goal. CU Cullis. MV Sammy Smyth passes to Dunn, Dunn sends ball forward. CU Plummer falling over. CU fan in crowd. MV Wolves attacking. Smythe hits ball. Top shot Smythe hits ball. Top view spectators cheering MV Captains walking off. MV Princess Elizabeth presents Cup to Billy Wright. MV Wolves walking down steps. CU Wright kissing Cup. CU Wright with Cup. Pan up from Cup to Wright.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:29:00 / 01:48:23:00

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