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World Cup Grandstand


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from Mexico
Introduced by David Coleman from the Aztec Stadium, Mexico City and featuring direct by satellite
The Opening Ceremony and The Opening Match: Mexico v Russia

At 5.30 David Coleman in Mexico and Frank Bough in the World Cup studio set the scene at the start of the world's greatest football tournament.
At 6.0 Representatives of the 16 nations competing for the 1970 World Cup join a capacity crowd in the world-famous Aztec Stadium for:
The Opening Ceremony

At 6.50 Mexico v Russia
The whole of tonight's opening match, at the Aztec Stadium, in which the host nation meets its first opponents in Group 1.

With summaries and opinion at half time and after the match by the Grandstand team of experts including Joe Mercer, Don Revie, Brian Clough, Noel Cantwell, Ian St John, Ray Wilson, Bob Wilson, Johnny Haynes, Walley Barnes, and Jim Finney.
Presented in co-operation with Telesistema Mexicana and the European Broadcasting Union


Presenter/Commentator: David Coleman
Commentator: Frank Bough
Analysis: Joe Mercer
Analysis: Don Revie
Analysis: Brian Clough
Analysis: Noel Cantwell
Analysis: Ian St John
Analysis: Ray Wilson
Analysis: Bob Wilson
Analysis: Johnny Haynes
Analysis: Walley Barnes
Analysis: Jim Finney
Production Team (in Mexico): Sam Leitch
Production Team (in Mexico): Jack Oaten
Production Team (in Mexico): Ray Mobsby
Production Team (in Mexico): Alec Weeks
Production Team (in Mexico): Jim Dumighan
Production Team (in London): Alan Hart
Production Team (in London): Brian Venner
Production Team (in London): Fred Viner
Executive Producer: Bryan Cowgill
Executive Producer: Alan Chivers

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World Cup Grandstand

BBC One London, 31 May 1970 17.30

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