Chelsea 3-0 Newcastle United (1955-56 FA Charity Shield)

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The 1955 FA Charity Shield was the 33rd edition of the annual match between the English champions and FA Cup winners. It was Chelsea's first appearance in the showpiece event. The match was played at Chelsea's Stamford Bridge ground on 14 September 1955. Chelsea were English champions, while Newcastle United had won the FA Cup the previous season.

Chelsea won the match 3-0, thanks to second-half goals from Roy Bentley and Frank Blunstone, following an own goal from Alf McMichael.

Match details

14 September 1955 Chelsea 3 - 0 Newcastle United Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 12,802
McMichael Goal 56' (og)
Bentley Goal 2nd
Blunstone Goal 79'
GK 1 Bill Robertson
RB 2 Peter Sillett
LB 3 Stan Willemse
CB 4 Ken Armstrong
HB 5 Stan Wicks
HB 6 Derek Saunders
OF 7 Eric Parsons
IF 8 Peter Brabrook
CF 9 Roy Bentley
IF 10Les Stubbs
OF 11Frank Blunstone
Ted Drake
GK 1 John Thompson
RB 2 George Lackenby
LB 3 Alf McMichael
CB 4 Jimmy Scoular
HB 5 Frank Brennan
HB 6 Tommy Casey
OF 7 Len White
IF 8 Reg Davies
CF 9 Jackie Milburn
IF 10George Hannah
OF 11Bill Punton
Doug Livingstone

Charity & Community Shield matches

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