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Association Football Season Begins: Woolwich Arsenal V. Liverpool

Woolwich Arsenal at home to Liverpool in front of a crowd of 12,000 in the opening match of the 1911-12 season.

Sport 1911 1 mins Silent


Woolwich Arsenal play Liverpool in their opening match of the season, with some nice shots of the terraces and stand at the Manor Ground, Plumstead in the background. Both teams had finished mid-table in the previous season. Liverpool were sporting their new striped shirt away kit for the first time. The film shows a few close calls on both goals and ends with the ball being picked out of the Liverpool net.