1959 FA Charity Shield

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1959 FA Charity Shield
Date 15 August 1959
Venue Molineux, Wolverhampton
Attendance 32,329

The 1959 FA Charity Shield was the 37th FA Charity Shield, a British football match between the winners of the previous season's First Division and FA Cup titles. This year's match was contested by league champions Wolverhampton Wanderers and FA Cup winners Nottingham Forest.

The match was held at the start of the season for the first time, and was staged at Wolves' stadium, Molineux. The hosts won the game 3–1,[1] giving them their only outright Shield win (in addition to three shared wins).

Match details[edit]

Wolverhampton Wanderers 3–1 Nottingham Forest
Murray 38 Goal
Broadbent 56 Goal
Lill 81 Goal
Wilson 37 Goal
Attendance: 32,329
1 Scotland Malcolm Finlayson
2 South Africa Eddie Stuart
3 Wales Gwyn Jones
4 England Eddie Clamp
5 England George Showell
6 England Ron Flowers
7 England Mickey Lill
8 England Bobby Mason
9 England Jimmy Murray
10 England Peter Broadbent
11 England Norman Deeley
England Stan Cullis
1 Scotland Chic Thomson
2 Guernsey Billy Whare
3 Scotland Joe McDonald
4 England Jeff Whitefoot
5 Scotland Bob McKinlay
6 England Jim Iley
7 England Billy Gray
8 Scotland Bernie Kelly
9 England Tommy Wilson Substituted off
10 Scotland Johnny Quigley
11 Scotland Stewart Imlach
12 England Peter Knight Substituted in
England Billy Walker


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