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Shippam's football team

Baggy shorts abound in this footie film from the thirties - where the chaps from Shippams Ltd play various matches, in rain or shine, and win a championship trophy.

Amateur film 1930 15 mins Silent

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A film featuring Shippam Ltd's amateur football team battling against various opposing teams in order to win a championship trophy. The team, drawn from the Shippam's workforce, are seen playing, in rain and shine, in Chichester's Priory Park. The city's Roman Walls and the medieval Guildhall can be seen in the background. Spectators brave the weather standing on the sidelines and are rewarded with their team winning a championship cup.