• Short Summary

    Footage of two football matches - West Ham v Bolton and West Bromwich v Spennymoor United.

  • Description

    Title for this item is missing. Title in the paperwork is "WEST BROMWICH V SPENNYMORE UNITED".

    Various shots of a football match - crowded stadium. This match stops at (01:18:37).

    Start of another football match (West Ham v Bolton, result 0-0) - Captains tossing coin and the match starts. Packed stadium. Various shots of the match.

    There is a mixture of footage of two football matches in this and following item on the tape titled "FOOTBALL". West Bromwich Albion vs Spennymoor United, result 7-1.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    909.16
    Media URN:
    13365
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/01/1937
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:09:00 / 01:18:53:00
    Canister:
    37/5

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    "Spennymore" should read Spennymoor.

    The first match seen is indeed West Ham v Bolton. The game was a 3rd Round FA Cup match, played on 16 January 1937, and ended 0-0.

    The second game is another 3rd Round game, played on the same day, between West Bromwich Albion and Spennymoor United. West Brom won 7-1.

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  2. British Pathé says

    It's interesting if all of the paperwork from the time seemed to say "Spennymore". Perhaps the author wasn't much of a football fan. We've corrected this now.

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