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1948 FA Charity Shield

1948 FA Charity Shield
Event FA Charity Shield
Date 6 October 1948
Venue Arsenal Stadium, London
Attendance 31,000
1938
1949

The 1948 FA Charity Shield was the 26th 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 Arsenal, who had won the 1947–48 Football League,[1] and Manchester United, who had won the 1947–48 FA Cup,[2] at Arsenal Stadium on 6 October 1948.[3] Arsenal won the match 4–3,[3] with six of the seven goals coming before half-time. Arsenal's goals were scored by Reg Lewis (2), Bryn Jones and Ronnie Rooke, and Manchester United's were scored by Jack Rowley, Ronnie Burke and an Arsenal own goal.[3]

Match details

6 October 1948
15:30
Arsenal 4–3 Manchester United
Lewis Goal Goal
Jones Goal
Rooke Goal
[4] Rowley Goal
Burke Goal
Smith Goal (o.g.)
Arsenal Stadium, London
Attendance: 31,000
GK 1 England George Swindin
RB 2 Wales Walley Barnes
LB 3 England Lionel Smith
RH 4 Scotland Archie Macaulay
CH 5 England Leslie Compton
LH 6 England Joe Mercer
OR 7 England Don Roper
IR 8 Scotland Jimmy Logie
CF 9 England Reg Lewis
IL 10 England Ronnie Rooke
OL 11 Wales Bryn Jones
Manager:
England Tom Whittaker
GK 1 England Jack Crompton
RB 2 Republic of Ireland Johnny Carey
LB 3 England John Aston
RH 4 England John Anderson
CH 5 England Allenby Chilton
LH 6 Wales Jack Warner
OR 7 Scotland Jimmy Delaney
IR 8 England Johnny Morris
CF 9 England Ronnie Burke
IL 10 England Jack Rowley
OL 11 England Charlie Mitten
Manager:
Scotland Matt Busby

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