1996/97 Charity Shield  

Sunday 11th August 1996

Venue: Wembley Stadium

Manchester United  4
(Cantona, Butt, Beckham, Keane)
Newcastle United  0


Half-time 2-0
Attendance: 73,214


With Manchester United having achieved the Premier League/FA Cup double in 1995/96 the Charity Shield match was between them and the Premier League runners-up, Newcastle United.   

Manchester United:  P Schmeichel, D Irwin (sub: G Neville), P Neville, D May, R Keane, G Pallister, E Cantona, D Beckham, P Scholes (sub: J Cruyff), N Butt (sub: K Poborsky), R Giggs. 

Newcastle United:  P Srnicek, S Watson, J Beresford, D Batty, D Peacock, P Albert, R Lee, P Beardsley (sub: F Asprilla), A Shearer, L Ferdinand, D Ginola (sub: K Gillespie).