1981 FA Charity Shield

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1981 FA Charity Shield
Date22 August 1981 (1981-08-22)
VenueWembley Stadium, London
RefereeAlf Grey (Great Yarmouth)

The 1981 FA Charity Shield was the 59th FA Charity Shield, an annual football match played between the winners of the previous season's Football League and FA Cup competitions. The match was played on 22 August 1981 at Wembley Stadium and played between 1980–81 Football League champions Aston Villa and FA Cup winners Tottenham Hotspur. The match ended in a 2–2 draw and the sides shared the trophy for six months each.

Peter Withe scored twice for Villa, and Mark Falco twice for Tottenham, in front of a 92,500-strong crowd.[1]

Match details[edit]

Aston Villa2–2Tottenham Hotspur
Withe Goal Goal Falco Goal Goal
Attendance: 92,500
Aston Villa
Tottenham Hotspur
GK 1 England Jimmy Rimmer
DF 2 England Kenny Swain
DF 3 England Colin Gibson
DF 4 Scotland Allan Evans
DF 5 Scotland Ken McNaught
MF 6 England Dennis Mortimer (c) Substituted off
MF 7 Scotland Des Bremner
FW 8 England David Geddis
FW 9 England Peter Withe
MF 10 England Gordon Cowans
MF 11 England Tony Morley
MF 13 Scotland Andy Blair Substituted in
England Ron Saunders
GK 1 England Ray Clemence
DF 2 Republic of Ireland Chris Hughton
DF 3 England Paul Miller
DF 4 England Graham Roberts
MF 5 Argentina Ricky Villa
DF 6 England Steve Perryman (c)
MF 7 Argentina Ossie Ardiles
FW 8 Scotland Steve Archibald
MF 9 Republic of Ireland Tony Galvin
MF 10 England Glenn Hoddle
FW 11 England Mark Falco
DF 12 Scotland Gordon Smith
GK 13 England Milija Aleksic
DF 14 Wales Paul Price
MF 15 England Garry Brooke
FW 16 England Chris Jones
England Keith Burkinshaw

See also[edit]


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