1949 FA Charity Shield

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1949 FA Charity Shield
Event FA Charity Shield
Date 19 October 1949
Venue Highbury, London
Attendance 35,140

The 1949 FA Charity Shield was the 27th FA Charity Shield, a pre-season exhibition football match between the winners of the previous season's First Division and FA Cup titles. The match took place at Highbury, London, between the league champions Portsmouth and FA Cup winners Wolverhampton Wanderers. The score finished at 1–1,[1] marking the first draw in the Charity Shield and meaning the Shield was shared.

Match details[edit]

19 October 1949
Portsmouth 1–1 Wolverhampton Wanderers
Reid Goal 30' Hancocks Goal 65 pen'
Highbury, London
Attendance: 35,140
1 England Ernest Butler
2 England Billy Hindmarsh
3 England Harry Ferrier
4 Scotland Jimmy Scoular
5 Scotland Bill Thompson
6 England Jimmy Dickinson
7 England Peter Harris
8 Scotland Duggie Reid
9 England Ike Clarke
10 England Bert Barlow
11 England Jack Froggatt
England Bob Jackson
1 England Dennis Parsons
2 England Laurie Kelly
3 United States Terry Springthorpe
4 England Eddie Russell
5 England Bill Shorthouse
6 England Billy Crook
7 England Johnny Hancocks
8 Northern Ireland Sammy Smyth
9 England Jesse Pye
10 Scotland Jimmy Dunn
11 England Jimmy Mullen
England Stan Cullis

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "England – List of FA Charity/Community Shield Matches". RSSSF.com. Retrieved 15 February 2012.