2000 FA Charity Shield

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2000 FA Charity Shield
Programme of the 2000 Charity Shield - Chelsea Vs Man Utd.jpg
The match programme cover
Date13 August 2000
VenueWembley Stadium, London
RefereeMike Riley (West Yorkshire)

The 2000 FA Charity Shield (also known as The One 2 One FA Charity Shield for sponsorship reasons) was the 78th FA Charity Shield, an annual football match played between the winners of the previous season's Premier League and FA Cup competitions. The match was played between Manchester United, who won the 1999–2000 Premier League, and Chelsea, who won the 1999–2000 FA Cup, and resulted in a 2–0 Chelsea win. The goals were scored by Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink and Mario Melchiot. Roy Keane was sent off for a challenge on Gustavo Poyet and was the last person to be sent off at the old Wembley Stadium.

Chelsea club record signing Hasselbaink was on the scoresheet on his Chelsea debut, scoring after a flick-on from Poyet which deflected in off Jaap Stam. Melchiot got the second in the 73rd minute, hitting a low, left-footed shot past Fabien Barthez. Also making their debuts for Chelsea were new signings Mario Stanić and Eiður Guðjohnsen. Goalkeeper Fabien Barthez was Manchester United's only debutant in the game.[1]

Match details[edit]

Chelsea2–0Manchester United
Hasselbaink Goal 22'
Melchiot Goal 73'
Attendance: 65,148
Manchester United
GK 1 Netherlands Ed de Goey
RB 15 Netherlands Mario Melchiot
CB 5 France Frank Leboeuf
CB 6 France Marcel Desailly
LB 3 Nigeria Celestine Babayaro
RM 12 Croatia Mario Stanić
CM 16 Italy Roberto Di Matteo Substituted off 70'
CM 11 England Dennis Wise (c)
LM 8 Uruguay Gustavo Poyet Substituted off 77'
CF 9 Netherlands Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink
CF 25 Italy Gianfranco Zola Substituted off 73'
GK 23 Italy Carlo Cudicini
DF 14 England Graeme Le Saux Substituted in 77'
DF 21 France Bernard Lambourde
MF 18 Italy Gabriele Ambrosetti
MF 20 England Jody Morris Substituted in 70'
FW 19 Norway Tore André Flo
FW 22 Iceland Eiður Guðjohnsen Substituted in 73'
Italy Gianluca Vialli
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GK 1 France Fabien Barthez
RB 2 England Gary Neville
CB 5 Norway Ronny Johnsen
CB 27 France Mikaël Silvestre Substituted off 19'
LB 3 Republic of Ireland Denis Irwin
RM 7 England David Beckham
CM 16 Republic of Ireland Roy Keane (c) Red card 62'
CM 18 England Paul Scholes Yellow card 81'
LM 11 Wales Ryan Giggs Substituted off 78'
CF 20 Norway Ole Gunnar Solskjær Substituted off 70'
CF 10 England Teddy Sheringham Substituted off 70'
GK 17 Netherlands Raimond van der Gouw
DF 6 Netherlands Jaap Stam Substituted in 19'
DF 12 England Phil Neville
MF 8 England Nicky Butt
MF 25 South Africa Quinton Fortune Substituted in 78'
FW 9 England Andy Cole Substituted in 70'
FW 19 Trinidad and Tobago Dwight Yorke Substituted in 70'
Scotland Sir Alex Ferguson

Match rules

  • 90 minutes.
  • Penalty shoot-out if scores level.
  • Seven named substitutes.
  • Maximum of six substitutions.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Keane sees red as Chelsea triumph". BBC Sport. 13 August 2000. Retrieved 18 November 2008.