More egregious copyright theft from Football Commentator. But it’s a good example of the huge quantity of high-quality footage to be seen on Freemantle Media’s superb multi-DVD production, The History of Football. Amazon list it for just under Â£18.00, which, for 7 DVDs of this sort of thing accompanied by intelligent commentary and interviews (e.g. James Walvin and Ulrich Hesse-Lichtenberger) is an absolute steal. Rather than Youtubing – after all, Football Commentator’s clips are going to be caught up with in a big way before long – buy this magnificent boxed set.
The commentary here is from the DVD, and speaks for itself. As for the film, it’s one of the better pre-1914 efforts. Look out for the goal celebration: