1949/50 Charity Shield  

Wednesday 19th October 1949

Venue: Highbury, Arsenal FC

Portsmouth  1
(Reid)
Wolverhampton Wanderers  1
(Hancocks pen)

(each club held the Shield for 6 months)


Half-time 1-0
Attendance: 35,140

The Charity Shield match was between 1948/49 Football League champions, Portsmouth, and 1948/49 FA Cup winners Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Portsmouth: E Butler, W Hindmarsh, H Ferrier, J Scoular, W Thompson, J Dickinson, P Harris, J Reid, I Clarke, H Barlow, J Froggatt.   

Wolverhampton Wanderers:  D Parsons, L Kelly, T Springthorpe, E Russell, W Shorthouse, W Crook, J Hancocks, S Smyth, J Pye, J Dunne, J Mullen.