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Viva Video XXXVII

On a purely selfish website content compiling level, what I  like about Preston North End is that they are a club with a long established history in football. As such, it becomes much easier to track down video footage of the club and bring you an interesting instalment of Viva Video. Frankly I was spoilt for choice, but in the end I’ve elected to give Preston fans a chance to enjoy past glories with their last major honour and the sort of acheivement of which we can but dream; the 1938 FA Cup.

There are a few things of note for you to keep an eye out for in this brilliant clip. Firstly, notice the conductor who somehow manages to sneak himself Karl Powers-like onto the end of the team line-ups to meet the King. Secondly, check out Huddersfield’s all out attack at kick-off, committing seven men forward at the first whistle. In terms of the game itself, goalkeepers certianly were not over-protected in 1938 and how refreshing is it to see a late penalty awarded without the referee being hounded for the following three minutes? And lastly, a fantastic celebration for the winner; about as joyous as the 1930s ever got. Enjoy.

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About glen wilson

Former schoolboy, Glen Wilson writes on football and travel and has been editor of the award-winning popular STAND fanzine since before the award.

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