1983 FA Charity Shield

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1983 FA Charity Shield
Date 20 August 1983
Venue Wembley Stadium, London
Attendance 92,000
1982
1984

The 1983 FA Charity Shield was the 61st FA Charity Shield, an annual football match played between the winners of the previous season's First Division and FA Cup competitions. The match was played on 20 August 1983 at Wembley Stadium and contested by Liverpool, who had won the 1982–83 First Division, and Manchester United, who had won the 1982–83 FA Cup. Manchester United won 2–0 with a brace from captain Bryan Robson. It was Liverpool's first competitive game under the management of Joe Fagan, who had been promoted from the coaching staff to replace the retiring Bob Paisley.

Match details[edit]

20 August 1983
15:00 UTC+1
Manchester United 2–0 Liverpool
Robson Goal Goal Report
Wembley Stadium, London
Attendance: 92,000
GK 1 England Gary Bailey
DF 2 England Mike Duxbury
DF 3 Scotland Arthur Albiston
MF 4 England Ray Wilkins
DF 5 Republic of Ireland Kevin Moran
DF 6 Scotland Gordon McQueen
MF 7 England Bryan Robson (c)
MF 8 Netherlands Arnold Mühren Substituted off
FW 9 Republic of Ireland Frank Stapleton
FW 10 Northern Ireland Norman Whiteside
MF 11 Scotland Arthur Graham
Substitutes:
DF 12 England John Gidman Substituted in
MF 13 Scotland Lou Macari
GK 14 England Jeff Wealands
MF 15 England Remi Moses
Manager:
England Ron Atkinson
GK 1 Zimbabwe Bruce Grobbelaar
RB 2 England Phil Neal
LB 3 England Alan Kennedy (c)
CM 4 Republic of Ireland Mark Lawrenson
CB 5 England Phil Thompson Substituted off 61'
CB 6 Scotland Alan Hansen
CF 7 Scotland Kenny Dalglish
RM 8 England Sammy Lee
CF 9 Wales Ian Rush
LM 10 Republic of Ireland Michael Robinson Substituted off 61'
CM 11 Scotland Graeme Souness
Substitutes:
MF 12 England Craig Johnston Substituted in 61'
FW 13 England David Hodgson Substituted in 61'
GK 14 England Bob Bolder
Manager:
England Joe Fagan

Match rules

  • 90 minutes, no extra time
  • Four named substitutes
  • Maximum of two substitutions

See also[edit]