1975 FA Charity Shield

1975 FA Charity Shield
Event FA Charity Shield
Date 9 August 1975
Venue Wembley Stadium, London
Referee Gordon Kew
Attendance 59,000

The 1975 FA Charity Shield was the 53rd FA Charity Shield, an annual football match played between the winners of the previous season's First Division and FA Cup competitions. The match was played on 9 August 1975 at Wembley Stadium and contested by Derby County, who had won the 1974–75 First Division, and West Ham United, who had won the 1974–75 FA Cup. Derby County won the match by 2–0.

Match details


Kevin Hector opened the scoring for Derby in the 20th minute when he scored with a low right footed shot from the right of the penalty area. Roy McFarland got the second goal for Derby from two yards out after a corner from the left was headed back into the six yard box by Francis Lee.


9 August 1975
15:00 BST
Derby County 2–0 West Ham United
Hector  20'
McFarland  43'
Wembley Stadium, London
Attendance: 59,000
Referee: Gordon Kew (Amersham)
GK 1 England Colin Boulton
DF 2 Wales Rod Thomas
DF 3 England David Nish
MF 4 Scotland Bruce Rioch
DF 5 England Roy McFarland
DF 6 England Colin Todd
MF 7 England Henry Newton
MF 8 Scotland Archie Gemmill
FW 9 England Francis Lee
FW 10England Kevin Hector
MF 11England Charlie George
GK 12England Nigel Batch
MF 13England Steve Powell
FW 14England Jeff Bourne
Scotland Dave Mackay
GK 1 England Mervyn Day
DF 2 England John McDowell
DF 3 England Frank Lampard
MF 4 England Pat Holland
DF 5 England Tommy Taylor
DF 6 England Kevin Lock
FW 7 England Alan Taylor
MF 8 England Graham Paddon
FW 9 England Billy Jennings  72'
MF 10England Trevor Brooking
FW 11England Bobby Gould  63'
MF 12England Keith Coleman  72'
MF 13England Keith Robson  63'
GK 14Scotland Bobby Ferguson
England John Lyall

Match rules

  • 90 minutes, no extra time
  • Maximum of three substitutions

See also

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