Film ID:
YFA 3500



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This newsreel covers the FA Cup final replay match between Bradford City and Newcastle United. After a goalless draw at Crystal Palace on 22nd April, 1911, the replay of the 40th FA Cup final took place in Manchester at Old Trafford on 26th April 1911. Bradford won 1-0, and the winning goal scored by Jimmy Speirs.

Title - Manchester. The replayed FA Cup Final. Bradford City v Newcastle United.

Bradford City is first to emerge out of the tunnel at Old Trafford while a large crowd looks on. They are followed by the Newcastle team whose members are dressed in striped shirts. The game is filmed from low down on the touchline showing tall chimneys and a building with a central tower in the background.

Title - Bradford Scores

It isn't clear whether the goal can be seen being scored as the ball is lost in the crowd, but the players turn away in celebration. There is another attack on the Newcastle goal, and the crowd behind sway in the excitement. At the end of the game, the players make their way up a ramp in the stand to collect the cup. Another cameraman can be seen filming just off to the right.

Title - Result. Bradford City 1. Newcastle United 0.