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World Cup Grandstand


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from Argentina
A special preview of the 1978 World Cup, which kicks of tomorrow in the River Plate Stadium, Buenos Aires. The BBC World Cup team sets the scene from the Group centres in Argentina, reports from around the world - from Brazil, Peru, Iran, Holland, and West Germany - and features the star players whose skills will entertain hundreds of millions during the next three weeks.
On the eve of the Xlth World Cup, Scotland's manager, Ally MacLeod , talks from his team's headquarters in Cordoba.
Presented by David Coleman , Barry Davies , Jimmy Hill , John Motson , Archie Macpherson , Tony Gubba and Bob Wilson.


Talks: Ally MacLeod
Presented By: David Coleman
Presented By: Barry Davies
Presented By: Jimmy Hill
Presented By: John Motson
Presented By: Archie MacPherson
Presented By: Tony Gubba
Presented By: Bob Wilson.
Editor: Arthur Bennett
Unknown: Bob Abrahams
Unknown: Mike Murphy
Unknown: John Philips
Unknown: John McNicholas
Unknown: John Rowlinson.
Editor: Jonathan Martin

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