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1981 FA Charity Shield

Date 22 August 1981 (1981-08-22)
Venue Wembley Stadium, London
Referee Alf Grey
Attendance 92,500

The 1981 FA Charity Shield was the 59th FA Charity Shield, an annual football match played between the winners of the previous season's Football League and FA Cup competitions. The match was played on 22 August 1981 at Wembley Stadium and played between 1980–81 Football League champions Aston Villa and FA Cup winners Tottenham Hotspur. The match ended in a 2–2 draw and the sides shared the trophy for six months each.

Peter Withe scored twice for Villa, and Mark Falco twice for Tottenham, in front of a 92,500-strong crowd.[1]

Match details

22 August 1981
15:00 UTC+1
Aston Villa 2–2 Tottenham Hotspur
Withe Goal Goal Falco Goal Goal
Wembley Stadium, London
Attendance: 92,500
Aston Villa
Tottenham Hotspur
GK 1 Jimmy Rimmer
DF 2 Kenny Swain
DF 3 Colin Gibson
DF 4 Allan Evans
DF 5 Ken McNaught
MF 6 Dennis Mortimer Substituted off
MF 7 Des Bremner
FW 8 David Geddis
FW 9 Peter Withe
MF 10 Gordon Cowans
MF 11 Tony Morley
Andy Blair Substituted in
Ron Saunders
GK 1 Ray Clemence
DF 2 Chris Hughton
DF 3 Paul Miller
DF 4 Graham Roberts
MF 5 Ricky Villa
DF 6 Steve Perryman
MF 7 Ossie Ardiles
FW 8 Steve Archibald
MF 9 Tony Galvin
MF 10 Glenn Hoddle
FW 11 Mark Falco
Keith Burkinshaw

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