1953/54 Charity Shield  

Monday 12th October 1953

Venue: Highbury, Arsenal FC

Arsenal  3
(Lishman 2, Lawton)
Blackpool  1
(Mortensen)

Half-time 1-1
Attendance: 39,853


The Charity Shield match was between 1952/53 Football League champions, Arsenal, and 1952/53 FA Cup winners Blackpool.

Arsenal: A Kelsey, L Wills, W Barnes, A Forbes, W Dodgin, J Mercer, C Holton, J Logie, T Lawton, D Lishman, D Roper.   

Blackpool:  G Farm, E Shimwell, T Garrett, A Fenton, H Johnston, H Kelly, S Matthews, E Taylor, S Mortensen, J Mudie, W Perry.