Sporting Years To Remember: 1948

09/06/2008
  |  Buy to Own: 09/06/2008
  |  90 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC
Sporting Years To Remember: 1948 Film Poster

Synopsis

An overview of the year that Arsenal, inspired by Joe Mercer, coasted to their sixth League title; Manchester United defeated Blackpool (featuring Stanley Matthews) in one of the greatest FA Cup Finals; an off-spinner called Jim Laker made his test debut against the West Indies and took seven first innings wickets; Henry Cotton won his third British Open; the England football team travelled to Italy and won 4-0; the 1948 Olympic Games were held in London; and Don Bradman, the greatest batsman in cricketing history, brought his invincible Australians to England and played his last ever test innings at the Oval.

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