1979 FA Charity Shield

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1979 FA Charity Shield
Old Wembley Stadium (external view).jpg
Date 11 August 1979
Venue Wembley Stadium, London
Attendance 92,000

The 1979 FA Charity Shield was a football match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Wembley on 11 August 1979.1

Liverpool, managed by Bob Paisley had won the 1978–79 Football League, and Arsenal managed by Terry Neill had won the 1979 FA Cup Final to qualify for the season opener which was played the week before the new league season kicked off.23

Liverpool opened the scoring in the 38th minute with a low drive from Terry McDermott from 25-yards past Pat Jennings. Kenny Dalglish then added a second in the 63rd minute before McDermott added his second two minutes later. Alan Sunderland got a consolation for Arsenal.4

Match details

11 August 1979
Liverpool 3–1 Arsenal
McDermottGoal 38' Goal 65'
Dalglish Goal 63'
Report Sunderland Goal
Wembley Stadium, London
Attendance: 92,000
GK 1 England Ray Clemence
DF 2 England Phil Neal
DF 3 England Alan Kennedy
DF 4 England Phil Thompson
MF 5 England Ray Kennedy
DF 6 Scotland Alan Hansen
FW 7 Scotland Kenny Dalglish
MF 8 England Jimmy Case
FW 9 England David Johnson
MF 10 England Terry McDermott
MF 11 Scotland Graeme Souness
MF 12 Republic of Ireland Steve Heighway
MF 13 England Sammy Lee
DF 14 Israel Avi Cohen
FW 15 England David Fairclough
GK 16 England Steve Ogrizovic
England Bob Paisley
GK 1 Northern Ireland Pat Jennings
DF 2 England Pat Rice
DF 3 Northern Ireland Sammy Nelson Substituted off
MF 4 England Brian Talbot
DF 5 Republic of Ireland David O'Leary
DF 6 England Steve Walford
MF 7 Republic of Ireland Liam Brady
FW 8 England Alan Sunderland
FW 9 Republic of Ireland Frank Stapleton
MF 10 England David Price Substituted off
MF 11 England Graham Rix
DF Scotland Willie Young Substituted in
MF England John Hollins Substituted in
Northern Ireland Terry Neill

Match rules

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

See also


  1. ^ "Liverpool 3–1 Arsenal". LFCHistory.net. Retrieved 29 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "1978-79 Division One Table Final". Statto.com. Retrieved 13 June 2011. 
  3. ^ "1979 FA Cup Final". Daily Mirror. Retrieved 29 February 2012. 
  4. ^ "1979 FA Charity Shield - Liverpool 3-1 Arsenal". Liverpoolfc,tv. Retrieved 29 February 2012. 

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