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England v Ireland (1905): watch the earliest footage of the national side

England v Ireland (1905): watch the earliest footage of the national side

Ready for the game tonight? Warm up with this treat from the BFI archives. England play Ireland at Manchester City’s Hyde Road ground on 14 October 1905. The film is only three minutes long, but don’t worry, I can reveal that England won the game 4-0!

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