1971 FA Charity Shield

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1971 FA Charity Shield
Date 7 August 1971
Venue Filbert Street, Leicester
Referee P. Partridge
Attendance 25,104
Weather Sunny

The 1971 FA Charity Shield was a football match between Leicester City and Liverpool at Filbert Street on Saturday 7 August 1971.[1]

Arsenal won the double in 1970-71 but did not take part in the Charity Shield that season. The 1971 FA Cup Final runners up Liverpool and second division winners Leicester City were invited to take part instead.[2]

Leicester won the game with a goal from Steve Whitworth who tapped in at the near post after initially crossing the ball into the box.[3]

Match details[edit]

7 August 1971
Leicester City 1–0 Liverpool
Whitworth Goal 15' Report
Filbert Street, Leicester
Attendance: 25,104

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Leicester 1–0 Liverpool". LFCHistory.net. Archived from the original on 2012-03-06. Retrieved 29 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "1971 FA Charity Shield on ITV". ntlworld.com. Archived from the original on 2012-03-07. Retrieved 1 March 2012. 
  3. ^ "1971 FA Charity Shield". Youtube. Archived from the original on 2012-03-06. Retrieved 1 March 2012.