• Short Summary

    Stanley Matthews returns to playing for his old club Stoke City.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Stan Comes Back Home".

    Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

    Footballer Stanley Matthews (Blackpool and England) returns to Stoke F.C.

    Various shots of Matthews looking at "welcome home" telegrams with group of Stoke City players (Asprey, Mudie, Ratcliffe, O'Neil and trainer Brown).

    Massed crowds in terraces at football ground. Various shots of match between Stoke City and Huddersfield. Intercut with shots of crowd, including C/U banner "Welcome Home Stan, thanks a Million". Matthews passes ball to Adam who scores for Stoke. Huddersfield side includes Ray Wilson.

    46 year old Matthews has been transferred from Blackpool back to his old club, Stoke.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1740.09
    Media URN:
    54005
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/11/1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:38:00 / 01:20:49:00
    Canister:
    61/88

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