1953 FA Charity Shield

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The 1953 FA Charity Shield was the 29th FA Charity Shield, an annual football match played between the winners of the previous season's Football League First Division and FA Cup competitions. It was held at Highbury Stadium on 12 October 1953. The game was played between Arsenal, champions of the 1952-53 Football League and Blackpool, who beat Bolton Wanderers to win the 1953 FA Cup Final. Watched by a crowd of 39,853, Arsenal won the shield 3-1.


12 October 1953
Arsenal 3-1 Blackpool
Lishman 2, Lawton Mortensen
Highbury Stadium, London
Attendance: 39,853

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