North West Film Archive
BBC North West Regional News and Documentary Film 1966-1986: Sample Film Clips - Sport
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Bill Shankly
David Davies talking to Bill Shankly, ex-Liverpool F.C. Manager, about his come-back (1975)
Frank Mellor
Frank Mellor following milkman Bert Naylor from Wigan on a day of coarse fishing (1978)
Scenes from the Cheshire Archery Championships held in Warrington (1978)
Members of the canoeing centre of excellence in the North West train on the river Lune near Sedburgh (1979)
TT races
Alistair Macdonald reports on the T.T. Races on the Isle of Man in which Mike Hailwood won the senior event (1979)
Jim Hancock talking to some members of the Kelbrook tug-of-war team, who are travelling to Sweden to compete in the World Championships (1979)
Richard Duckenfield reporting on Leigh’s victory against Whitehaven which assured them of winning the Rugby League Championship, the first time since 1904 (1982)
Sand yacht
Geraldine Rees, at Fylde Sand Yacht Club - sand yachting (1982)
Grasmere sports
Shows traditional events at the annual Grasmere Sports and Show in Cumbria on 22 August 1974, including a brass band, long jump, pole vault, wrestling events, a fell race or 'guides race' and hound trailing (1974)
A 59 year-old man is shown driving to a park and doing pull ups, standing on his head and running. He speaks of the benefits of keeping the body and mind healthy and active (1971)
Kevin Keegan
Follows footballer Kevin Keegan as he relaxes at his North Wales cottage (1977)
American football
American Football team the Manchester Spartans training and playing against Northampton's Storm Bringers (1984)
Matt Busby
Matt Busby is interviewed fifteen years after the Munich air disaster in which seven 'Busby Babes', Manchester United football players, were killed on 5 February 1958 (1973)
A female reporter visits parachuting enthusiasts at the North West Parachute Centre at Cark, Cumbria (1976)
Extract from coverage of the Fourth International Maxol Marathon held in Manchester on 4 June 1972 (1972)
Alistair Macdonald reporting on preparations for the first British expedition to the Chinese side of Everest since 1938: the March 1982 British Everest Expedition to the North East Ridge (1982)
Joe Brown
Presenter Barry Askew interviews Manchester-born Joe Brown, pioneering rock climber of the 1950s and early 1960s (1971)
Chris Bonington
Presenter Frank Mellor interviews climber Chris Bonington at Longsleddale in the Lake District (1980)
Ron Hill
Mike Sweeney is shown running with long-distance runner Ron Hill and Hill gives his advice for runners (1983)