recorded a Blackburn Rovers v West Bromwich Albion game in 1898; under a minute of footage survives.Arthur Cheetham
In 1899 the F.A. Cup Final was filmed for the first time, but this footage is sadly lost, and the earliest record we have of the FA Cup final is of the Tottenham Hotspur v Sheffield United game in 1901 :
Mitchell and Kenyon was a newsreel company based in Blackburn.
The Mitchell and Kenyon Collection ( held by the British Film Institute) comprises 55 films of British football matches played between 1901 and 1907: