• Short Summary

    Good coverage of the Spurs v Leicester F.A. cup third round match.

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    BGV. Crowd. BGV. Kick off. Spurs kicking from right to left in white shirts Leicester kick off in white shorts. Leicester tries to move into the attack but Spurs defender breaks it up and the Spurs player gets ball to start off an attack. LV. Anderson waiting in his goal. LV. Spurs on the attack just outside penalty area. Tony Marchi with the ball, he beats a man off and shoots but another Spurs forward gets his head in the way and the ball goes into the air. Harmer and Appleton both go for it but it runs loose to George Robb who tries a shot. CU. Screaming kids in crowd. LV. Harmer runs to take penalty. He shoots and Anderson makes a brilliant save. It goes for a corner. CU. Small exasperated boy in crowd. LV. Corner being taken by Robb. Small push inside where Stokes runs onto it and flicks it back to Marchi who centres it into the goal where Harmer tries to back- heel it but misses it and Bobby Smith goes for it he is brought down and the ball runs loose and goalkeeper Anderson runs out and picks ball up and kicks up field. CU. Man in crowd with bell. LV. Spurs sweeping down the right wing into the Leicester penalty area. Dyson pushes a lovely ball back to Tommy Harmer but Harmer loses it in a tackle and it runs across the goal past Smith who is there with an outstretched leg but misses a very easy chance and it rolls away to safety. CU. Boys in crowd yelling. LS. Spurs being awarded a free kick. Harmer sends it across into the penalty area where Danny Blanchflower runs on and slams it at the goal. Anderson saves it brilliantly but you can see him juggling with it and it is claimed to be over the line giving Spurs their first goal. He gets up with the ball and starts to run as if to clear it. SV. Part of crowd clapping, jumping for joy. LV. Now Leicester on the attack with free kick. The ball is kicked across the face of the Spurs goal where Ditchburn jumps to collect. SV. Ditchburn collecting the ball in the air and Rowley rushes in and charges Ditchburn over the line with the ball. GV. Masses crowd. Half time.

    LV. As Stokes rushes towards the Leicester goal with the ball but Anderson comes out and falls at his feet and the ball goes loose to a Leicester man who gives it to Froggatt who collects and starts to run up field. LV. Jack Froggatt making his way up field where he beats Harmer and continues up field with the ball. He kicks the ball forward towards the Spurs goal. SV. Part of crowd. LV. In the Spurs goal mouth where Rowley heads it and Ted Ditchburn dives for it, Baker kicks it out of his hands to clear. LV. Anderson waiting in his goal. SV. The Ball comes across into the Leicester goal mouth where Froggatt beats Smith to the ball and Ogilvie kicks the ball clear but it goes out to the left wing and a Spurs man collects it and starts to run down the left wing He crosses the ball back into the Leicester goal mouth and it goes over the heads of everybody and Anderson jumps and holds the ball safely to make clearance up field. CU. Small boys in crowd with hats on cheering. LV. Spurs on the attack again. Quite near the Leicester goal the ball is loose and Smith dashes in to shoot but Anderson has left his goal and they clash. The ball runs loose. Froggatt and Robb go to the ball. Froggatt loses it and Robb smashes the ball into the net and they all fall over each other. Spurs players picking themselves up and congratulating each other.

    (Orig. Neg.) (Title Scene E)

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:37:00 / 01:25:18:00

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