The Winning Goal

The Winning Goal is a 1920 British silent sports film directed by G. B. Samuelson and starring Harold Walden, Maudie Dunham and Tom Reynolds.[1] It was based on the play The Game by Harold Brighouse. It was set in Lancashire against a backdrop of the fictional Association football team Blackton Rovers. Chelsea player Jack Cock appeared as himself in the film and 16-then international players featured as members of two fictional teams.[2] Match footage was shot at Brentford's Griffin Park ground.[2]

The Winning Goal
Directed byG. B. Samuelson
Produced byG. B. Samuelson
Written byHarold Brighouse (play)
StarringHarold Walden
Maudie Dunham
Tom Reynolds
Haidee Wright
Distributed byGeneral Film Distributors
Release date
CountryUnited Kingdom



  1. "The Winning Goal (1920)". British Film Institute. Archived from the original on 26 October 2016. Retrieved 26 October 2016.
  2. Haynes, Graham (1998). A-Z Of Bees: Brentford Encyclopaedia. Yore Publications. p. 30. ISBN 1-874427-57-7.
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