bobby smith

bobby smith

Spurs V Benfica (1962)

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Title reads: "Spurs v Benfica". White Hart Lane, London. European Cup semi-final match between Tottenham Hotspur and Benfica. M/S Portuguese side Benfica running onto pitch. M/S two team captains - Jose Aguas and Danny Blanchflower - shaking hands and swapping flags. Various shots of football match on muddy pitch, intercut with shots of fans reacting to game. Aguas scores for Benfica early in game. Greaves scores for Spurs but it is disallowed as offside, Smith and Blanchflower go on to score 2 goals for Spurs. Benfica score again but it is disallowed as offside. Final score is 2-1 to Spurs. Spurs lose on aggregate: they were already two goals down from semi-final leg in Lisbon. Spurs footballers: William Brown, Peter R. B. Baker, Roland Henry, Danny Blanchflower, Maurice Norman, Dave MacKay, Terry Medwin, John A. White, Bobby Smith, Jimmy Greaves, Cliff Jones. Benfica players: Antonio Simoes, Coluna, Jose Aguas, Silva Ferreira Da Eusebio, Pinto de Almeida Jose Augusto, Fernando Da Conceicao Cruz, De Figueiredo Germano, Domiciano Barrocal Gomes Cavem, Gaspar Martins Angelo, Alberto da Costa Pereira, Mario Joao. Note: match programme on file. 90,000 historic films, all SEARCHABLE on YouTube at: http://www.youtube.com/britishpathe Join us on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/britishpathe Tweet us @britishpathe FILM ID:1717.06