Norwich City v Sunderland, 24 March 1985

Score1-0 to Norwich City
RefereeNeil Midgley
CompetitionLeague Cup Final
VenueWembley Stadium
Attendance90,001
Kick Off: Unknown Despite Norwich and Sunderland appearing in the final, they were both relegated to the Second Division at the end of the 1984–85 season. Normally the winners of the League Cup would qualify to play in the UEFA Cup, but on 31 May 1985 all English clubs were banned from European competitions on an indefinite basis as a result of the Heysel Stadium disaster two days earlier. This meant that Norwich City were unable to compete in the 1985–86 UEFA Cup. As a result of the good faith shared between Norwich and Sunderland supporters during the final, the Friendship Trophy is contested every time the two clubs meet.

1 Norwich City

Manager: Ken Brown

0 Sunderland

Manager: Len Ashurst

Goals:

Gordon Chisholm own goal 46 OG

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Chris Woods
Right back Paul Haylock
Defender Dave Watson
Defender/Centre back Steve Bruce
Left back/Midfielder Dennis van Wijk
Right Winger Mark Barham
Midfielder Louie Donowa
Midfielder Asa Hartford
Midfielder Peter Mendham
Forward Mick Channon
Forward John Deehan

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Chris Turner
Defender Gary Bennett
Defender Barry Venison
Central defender Gordon Chisholm
Central defender David Corner
Midfielder Steve Berry
Midfielder Clive Walker
Left Midfielder Nicky Pickering
Midfielder/Right back Peter Daniel
Forward David Hodgson
Forward Ian Wallace

Substitutions:

Substitutions:

Howard Gayle for David Corner 0

On the bench:

Midfielder John Devine

On the bench:

Midfielder/Forward Howard Gayle