1976 FA Charity Shield

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1976 FA Charity Shield
Date14 August 1976
VenueWembley Stadium, London
RefereeJohn Homewood (Sunbury)

The 1976 FA Charity Shield was a football match played between Liverpool, as English First Division Champions in the 1975/76 season, and Southampton, as English FA Cup winners in 1976.[1]

The match was played at Wembley Stadium, London, on Saturday 14 August 1976, in front of a crowd of 76,500.

The match was won by Liverpool 1–0 through a goal scored by John Toshack in the 50th minute with a right-foot shot from the edge of the penalty area after the ball was headed down to him by Kevin Keegan.[2]

Match details[edit]

Toshack Goal 50' Report
Attendance: 76,500
Referee: John Homewood
GK 1 England Ray Clemence
RB 2 England Phil Neal
LB 3 Wales Joey Jones
CB 4 England Phil Thompson
LM 5 England Ray Kennedy
CB 6 England Emlyn Hughes (c)
CF 7 England Kevin Keegan
CM 8 England Jimmy Case
CF 9 Republic of Ireland Steve Heighway
CM 10 Wales John Toshack
RM 11 England Ian Callaghan
CF England David Fairclough
DF England Alec Lindsay
MF England Terry McDermott
MF Scotland Peter Cormack
GK England Peter McDonnell
England Bob Paisley
GK 1 England Ian Turner
DF 2 Wales Peter Rodrigues (c)
DF 3 England David Peach
MF 4 England Nick Holmes
DF 5 England Mel Blyth Substituted off
DF 6 Scotland Jim Steele
MF 7 England Paul Gilchrist
FW 8 England Mick Channon
FW 9 England Peter Osgood
FW 10 Scotland Jim McCalliog
MF 11 England Bobby Stokes
MF Scotland Hugh Fisher Substituted in
England Lawrie McMenemy

Match rules

  • 90 minutes, no extra time
  • Five named substitutes
  • Maximum of three substitutions