1976 FA Charity Shield

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1976 FA Charity Shield
Date14 August 1976
VenueWembley Stadium, London
RefereeJohn Homewood (Sunbury)
Attendance76,500
1975
1977

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]

Liverpool1–0Southampton
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
Substitutes:
CF England David Fairclough
DF England Alec Lindsay
MF England Terry McDermott
MF Scotland Peter Cormack
GK England Peter McDonnell
Manager:
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
Substitutes:
MF Scotland Hugh Fisher Substituted in
Manager:
England Lawrie McMenemy

Match rules

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

References[edit]