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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.

1975 FA Charity Shield
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EventFA Charity Shield
Date9 August 1975
VenueWembley Stadium, London
RefereeGordon Kew


Match detailsEdit


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.


Derby County2–0West Ham United
Hector   20'
McFarland   43'
Attendance: 59,000
Referee: Gordon Kew (Amersham)
GK 1   Colin Boulton
DF 2   Rod Thomas
DF 3   David Nish
MF 4   Bruce Rioch
DF 5   Roy McFarland
DF 6   Colin Todd
MF 7   Henry Newton
MF 8   Archie Gemmill
FW 9   Francis Lee
FW 10   Kevin Hector
MF 11   Charlie George
GK 12   Nigel Batch
MF 13   Steve Powell
FW 14   Jeff Bourne
  Dave Mackay
GK 1   Mervyn Day
DF 2   John McDowell
DF 3   Frank Lampard
MF 4   Pat Holland
DF 5   Tommy Taylor
DF 6   Kevin Lock
FW 7   Alan Taylor
MF 8   Graham Paddon
FW 9   Billy Jennings   72'
MF 10   Trevor Brooking
FW 11   Bobby Gould   63'
MF 12   Keith Coleman   72'
MF 13   Keith Robson   63'
GK 14   Bobby Ferguson
  John Lyall

Match rules

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

See alsoEdit