Official Programme; 1956 Olympic Games - Association Football, Semi-Finals - Main Stadium, MCG, 4 - 5 December 1956

Object Type
Documents and books/Book/Booklet/Programme
Date Used
04 Dec 1956-05 Dec 1956
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Brief Description
An 8-page (cover exclusive) programme. Red and white cover features the 1956 Olympics' logo, of a flaming torch planted on the location of Melbourne, on a map of Australia. The Olympic rings are above the flame. Below is the image of two soccer players. Inscription: 'OLYMPIC GAMES/MELBOURNE AUSTRALIA/1956/ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL/MAIN STADIUM/(Melbourne Cricket Ground)/SEMI-FINALS/Tuesday, 4th December and Wednesday, 5th December, 1956/OFFICIAL PROGRAMME - ONE SHILLING'. The semi-finals played were: Bulgaria v. India (05 Dec.), and, U.S.S.R. v. Bulgaria (06 Dec.).
0 - Whole: H: 209 W: 134mm (H: 8 1/4 W: 5 1/4")
Date Used
04 Dec 1956-05 Dec 1956
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Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Phyllis Brown


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