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The 1911 FA Charity Shield was the fourth Charity Shield, an annual football match contested by the winners of the previous season's Football League and Southern League competitions. The match was played on 25 September 1911 between Manchester United, winners of the 1910–11 Football League, and Swindon Town, winners of the 1910–11 Southern League. Manchester United won the match 8–4 in front of only 10,000 fans at Stamford Bridgemarker, Londonmarker.

The match remains the highest scoring match in Charity Shield history. Harold Halse scored six goals for Manchester United in this match, a record for the most goals scored by an individual in a Charity Shield match. It is also a record for the most goals scored by an individual Manchester United player in one match, a record that was equalled by George Best in an 8–2 win over Northampton Town on 7 February 1970. Proceeds from the sale of tickets at this game were donated to the survivors of the RMS Titanicmarker.

Match details

MANCHESTER UNITED:
GK 1 Hugh Edmonds
RB 2 Leslie Hofton
LB 3 George Stacey
RH 4 Dick Duckworth
CH 5 Charlie Roberts
LH 6 Alex Bell
OR 7 Billy Meredith
IR 8 Mickey Hamill
CF 9 Harold Halse
IL 10 Sandy Turnbull
OL 11 George Wall
Manager:
Ernest Mangnall
SWINDON TOWN:
GK 1 L. Skiller
RB 2 H. Kay
LB 3 W. Tout
RH 4 F. Handley
CH 5 C. Bannister
LH 6 W. Stilto
OR 7 R. Jefferson
IR 8 Harold John Fleming
CF 9 F. Wheatcroft
IL 10 A. Brown
OL 11 S. Lamb
Manager:
James Cowan


References

  1. Medals to be sold Salisbury Journal 20 April 2005



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