• Short Summary

    Portsmouth, with Jack Froggart leading the attack, beat Scunthorpe by 4 goals to nil.

  • Description

    Highbury, London.

    SV Scunthorpe running out on wet, muddy, slippery pitch, at Highbury. GV crowd. LV Scunthorpe in white sleeves attacking goal to right, slipping and sliding all over the pitch. SV crowd. SV Froggart running with ball. Centres. SV Malan intercepts centre and clears (diving). CU crowd. LV Henderson dribbles through Scunthorpe defence, centres. Froggart meets it on the volley and crashes it into the net. SV crowd. Half-time 1-0. LV Portsmouth attacking through Froggart who battles his way through Scunthorpe defence before passing to Harris who side-steps Malan before scoring in off post. SV crowd. SV Scunthorpe attacking, Gill punches clear a high cross. SV players sliding as they chase ball. SV crowd. SV Scunthorpe still pressing, ball goes just wide. Portsmouth beats Scunthorpe with 4 goals to nil in a cup replay football match.

    (Orig.Neg.)

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    142.26
    Media URN:
    29202
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    11/02/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:59:00 / 01:49:06:00
    Canister:
    54/13

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Portsmouth beats Scunthorpe with 4 goals to nil in a cup replay football match" - the match was an F.A. Cup 4th round 2nd replay. It took place on 8 February 1954.

    "Froggart" in text and tags should read Jack Froggatt, (3 changes needed in all).

    "Malan" is Norman Malan.

    "Henderson" is Jackie Henderson.

    "Harris" is Peter Harris.

    "Gill" is Mervyn Gill.

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