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England Vs Scotland 1967 (clip 2)

Footage of the famous 1967 football match between England and Scotland, played at Wembley

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Scotland are on the attack. Nobby Stiles fouls Dennis Law - both Manchester United players at the time - leading to a free kick. The ball falls to Gemmell who takes a long range shot. The English defence can't clear properly, and Dennis Law scores a cracker. The noise of the crowd goes through the roof as the Scottish players celebrate. Highlights continue. England gets a goal back through Jackie Charlton after a deft back heel from Jimmy Greaves. Charlton limps around injured, but the players celebrate with the delighted crowd. At this point, the score is Scotland 2, England 1 with about 5 minutes to play. Law nearly scores again for Scotland, albeit from an extraordinary save from Gordon Banks, sending the crowd into a frenzy. There are more chances for both teams, before Jim McCalliog scores again for Scotland. They think it's all over, but right at the last, England score again, this time with a header from Geoff Hurst.

Questions & Activities


  • What was the score of the match?
  • Who won?
  • Why is football so important to Scotland and Scottish people?
  • How is football today different from the football of 1967?


Social Education: Investigate the history of Scotland/England rivalry and sectarianism. How does it manifest itself in culture and society (other than football)?

Media Studies: Add a new voice commentary from the point of view of a Scottish commentator.

PE / Home Economics: Design a fitness and diet plan for the football players.

Social Education: Complete a research project on the subject of national identity. How do sport, art and music project national identity?