• Short Summary

    Manchester United wins the FA Cup Final.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "THE CUP FINAL".

    Wembley Stadium, London.

    Teams coming out onto field at start of the FA (Football Association) Cup Final match between Manchester United and Blackpool. Panning shot of Stanley Matthews coming out. Top view, massed crowds, pan up to general view of field with King George II shaking hands with players. King shaking hands with Manchester United players. Crowds cheering.

    Manchester United kick-off. Close up shot of the two girls cheering. Walter Rickett and Johnny Carey in duel. Stanley Mortensen is tripped in penalty area and referee Barrick awards Blackpool with penalty shot. Crowds watching. Eddie Shinwell shoots into goal. Blackpool 1, Manchester United 0. Players congratulating and crowd cheering. Jack Rowley scores equaliser - 1-1. Players congratulating. Crowds cheering. General play. Blackpool attack. Mortensen scores from free kick. Crowds cheering.

    Blackpool kick-off for second half. Centre field play. Blackpool attacking. Goalkeeper kicking ball up-field. Manchester attacking. Spectator smoking pipe. Johnny Morris taking free kick. Close up shot of man spectator smoking cigarette. Rowley heading ball into net. Score 2-2. Crowd cheering. Blackpool attacking. Matthews beats Johnny Aston in an encounter. Stan Pearson scores winning goal. Crowd cheering. Final score - Manchester United 4, Blackpool 2. King holding Cup. He hands cup to Johnny Carey. Close up shot of the two spectators. Close up shot of Carey holding Cup up.

    Note: Some good close shots of the play seen.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1428.05
    Media URN:
    46551
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    26/04/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:25:00 / 01:07:59:00
    Canister:
    48/34

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