During a charity soccer match between top professional side Arsenal and touring amateur side Trojans, the Trojan's new star player collapses. When he dies, Inspector Slade of Scotland Yard is called in and declares it was murder. It takes all his ingenuity and another death before the motive is discovered and the killer revealed. Written by
Ian Harries <firstname.lastname@example.org>
November 1939 (UK)
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The football match from which the main action sequences were taken was between Arsenal and Brentford, and took place on Saturday 6th May 1939 with The Bees playing in a a special striped kit to simulate The Trojans. (Closer shots feature the Oxford and Cambridge Blues as the Trojans.) See more
When Slade and Clinton are searching Doyce's flat, at one point Slade leans on the telephone wire and accidentally pulls the receiver off the hook. See more
[Arsenal manager giving pre-game talk
...they don't play your game, they play the attacking game.
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