1987 FA Charity Shield

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1987 FA Charity Shield
Old Wembley Stadium (external view).jpg
Date 1 August 1987
Venue Wembley Stadium, London
Referee Ray Lewis
Attendance 88,000

The 1987 FA Charity Shield (also known as the General Motors FA Charity Shield for sponsorship reasons) was a football match between Everton and Coventry City at Wembley on Saturday the 1 August 1987. Everton had won the 1986–87 Football League and Coventry had won the 1987 FA Cup Final to qualify for the season opener for the first time. It was played two weeks before the new league season kicked off. This was Everton's fourth successive appearance in the Charity Shield. The match was shown live on ITV with commentary from Brian Moore and Ian St. John.[1] Shortly before the interval, Wayne Clarke scored the only goal of the game to win the trophy for Everton.[2]

Match details[edit]

1 August 1987
Coventry City 0–1 Everton
Clarke Goal 44'
Wembley Stadium, London
Attendance: 88,000
Referee: Ray Lewis
1 England Steve Ogrizovic
2 Wales David Phillips
3 England Greg Downs
4 England Lloyd McGrath Substituted off
5 England Brian Kilcline
6 England Trevor Peake
7 England Dave Bennett
8 England Micky Gynn Substituted off
9 Scotland David Speedie
10 England Keith Houchen
11 England Nick Pickering
England Steve Sedgley Substituted in
England Brian Borrows Substituted in
England John Sillett
1 England Bobby Mimms
2 England Alan Harper
3 England Paul Power
4 Wales Kevin Ratcliffe
5 England Dave Watson
6 England Peter Reid
7 England Trevor Steven
8 England Wayne Clarke
9 Scotland Graeme Sharp
10 England Adrian Heath
11 Republic of Ireland Kevin Sheedy Substituted off
England Alec Chamberlain
England Neil Pointon Substituted in
England Derek Mountfield
England Neil Adams
England Ian Marshall
England Colin Harvey

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Cup Finals on ITV". NTL World. 11 June 2008. Retrieved 17 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "1987 Charity Shield". football site.co.uk. 11 June 2008. Retrieved 17 June 2011.