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The 1965 FA Charity Shield was the 43rd 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 14 August 1965 at Old Trafford, Manchester and contested by Manchester United, who had won the 1964–65 First Division, and Liverpool, who had won the 1964–65 FA Cup. The teams played out a 2–2 draw and shared the Charity Shield.[1]

1965 FA Charity Shield
Event FA Charity Shield
Date 14 August 1965
Venue Old Trafford, Manchester
Referee Jim Finney
Attendance 48,502

Match detailsEdit

Manchester United 2–2 Liverpool
Best   28'
Herd   81'
Report Stevenson   38'
Yeats   86'
Attendance: 48,502
Referee: Jim Finney
GK 1   Pat Dunne
RB 2   Shay Brennan
LB 3   Tony Dunne
RH 4   Pat Crerand
CH 5   Noel Cantwell (c)
LH 6   Nobby Stiles
OR 7   George Best
IR 8   Bobby Charlton
CF 9   David Herd
IL 10   Denis Law   18'
OL 11   John Aston, Jr.
FW 12   Willie Anderson   18'
  Matt Busby
GK 1   Tommy Lawrence
RB 2   Chris Lawler
LB 3   Gerry Byrne
RH 4   Gordon Milne
CH 5   Ron Yeats (c)
LH 6   Willie Stevenson
OR 7   Ian Callaghan
IR 8   Roger Hunt
CF 9   Ian St. John
IL 10   Tommy Smith
OL 11   Geoff Strong
  Bill Shankly

Match rules

  • 90 minutes, no extra time
  • One named substitute
  • Maximum of one substitution

See alsoEdit


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