1952 FA Charity Shield

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1952 FA Charity Shield
Event FA Charity Shield
Date 24 September 1952
Venue Old Trafford, Manchester
Attendance 11,381

The 1952 FA Charity Shield was the 30th FA Charity Shield, an annual football match held between the winners of the previous season's Football League and FA Cup competitions. The match was contested by Manchester United, who had won the 1951–52 Football League, and Newcastle United, who had won the 1951–52 FA Cup, at Old Trafford, Manchester, on 24 September 1952. Manchester United came back from a goal down at half-time to win the match 4–2.[1] Their goals were scored by Jack Rowley (2), Roger Byrne and John Downie, while Vic Keeble scored both goals for Newcastle.

Match details[edit]

Manchester United 4–2 Newcastle United
Rowley Goal Goal
Byrne Goal
Downie Goal
Keeble Goal Goal
Attendance: 11,381
GK 1 England Ray Wood
RB 2 England Thomas McNulty
LB 3 England John Aston
RH 4 Republic of Ireland Johnny Carey
CH 5 England Allenby Chilton
LH 6 England Don Gibson
OR 7 England Johnny Berry
IR 8 Scotland John Downie
CF 9 England Jack Rowley
IL 10 England Stan Pearson
OL 11 England Roger Byrne
Scotland Matt Busby
GK 1 Scotland Ronnie Simpson
RB 2 England Bobby Cowell
LB 3 England Ron Batty
RH 4 Chile Ted Robledo
CH 5 England Bob Stokoe
LH 6 Northern Ireland Tommy Casey
OR 7 England Tommy Walker
IR 8 Chile George Robledo
CF 9 England Vic Keeble
IL 10 England Neville Black
OL 11 Scotland Bobby Mitchell
England Stan Seymour

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "England – List of FA Charity/Community Shield Matches". RSSSF.com. Retrieved 15 February 2012.