1981 FA Charity Shield

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Date 22 August 1981 (1981-08-22)
Venue Wembley Stadium, London
Referee Alf Grey
Attendance 92,500
1980
1982

The 1981 FA Charity Shield was the 59th FA Charity Shield, an annual football match played between the winners of the previous season's Football League and FA Cup competitions. The match was played on 22 August 1981 at Wembley Stadium and played between 1980–81 Football League champions Aston Villa and FA Cup winners Tottenham Hotspur. The match ended in a 2–2 draw and the sides shared the trophy for six months each.

Peter Withe scored twice for Villa, and Mark Falco twice for Tottenham, in front of a 92,500-strong crowd.[1]

Match details[edit]

22 August 1981
15:00 UTC+1
Aston Villa 2–2 Tottenham Hotspur
Withe Goal Goal Falco Goal Goal
Wembley Stadium, London
Attendance: 92,500
Aston Villa
Tottenham Hotspur
GK 1 England Jimmy Rimmer
DF 2 England Kenny Swain
DF 3 England Colin Gibson
DF 4 Scotland Allan Evans
DF 5 Scotland Ken McNaught
MF 6 England Dennis Mortimer Substituted off
MF 7 Scotland Des Bremner
FW 8 England David Geddis
FW 9 England Peter Withe
MF 10 England Gordon Cowans
MF 11 England Tony Morley
Substitutes:
Scotland Andy Blair Substituted in
Manager:
England Ron Saunders
GK 1 England Ray Clemence
DF 2 Republic of Ireland Chris Hughton
DF 3 England Paul Miller
DF 4 England Graham Roberts
MF 5 Argentina Ricky Villa
DF 6 England Steve Perryman
MF 7 Argentina Ossie Ardiles
FW 8 Scotland Steve Archibald
MF 9 Republic of Ireland Tony Galvin
MF 10 England Glenn Hoddle
FW 11 England Mark Falco
Manager:
England Keith Burkinshaw

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References[edit]

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