• Short Summary

    Tottenham beat Leicester in the 1961 FA Cup Final to clinch the double. Wembley.

  • Description

    This is colour version of this item also found on tape *PM1722*.

    The 1961 FA Cup Final. Wembley.

    L/Ss of exterior of Wembley stadium including the twin towers. Various shots of crowd inside the stadium. Crowd sing 'Abide with me'. Crowd cheering. L/Ss of the teams walking out onto the pitch. The Duchess of Kent (Princess Marina of Greece) shakes hands with the football players. M/S of the two team Captains shaking hands on the centre circle and with the referee. Various shots of the match in progress. Both sides have chances but fail to score before half time, though Spurs have one disallowed.

    L/Ss of guards band playing on the pitch at half time. Second half. Spurs waste a couple of chances. Several good shots of crowds watching. L/S of Bobby Smith scoring a goal for Tottenham. More shots of Spurs on the attack. Dyson eventually heads in a second goal for Spurs and they win the match 2-0. Several shots of the Spurs players walking up steps to collect the cup. Danny Blanchflower (the Tottenham Captain) collects the cup from the Duchess. He holds the cup aloft before walking down steps with other players. Shots of Leicester players receiving runners-up medals. Various shots of Spurs players doing lap of honour holding the cup. Excellent shots of the Spurs team in the dressing room including shot of players drinking from the cup.

    Cataloguer's note: The players involved in the match - (Leicester City) Gordon Banks, Chalmers, Norman, McLintock, King, Appleton, Walsh, Keyworth, Riley, Leek, and Cheesebrough. (Tottenham) Brown, Henry, Baker, Mackay, Norman, Danny Blanchflower, Allen, White, Dyson, Smith, and Jones.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:30:00 / 01:55:23:00

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