2006 FA Community Shield

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2006 FA Community Shield
Event FA Community Shield
Date 13 August 2006
Venue Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
Referee Martin Atkinson (West Yorkshire)
Attendance 56,275
Weather Scattered clouds
19 °C (66 °F)[1]

The 2006 FA Community Shield was a football match played at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff on 13 August 2006 between the 2005–06 Premier League champions Chelsea and 2005–06 FA Cup winners Liverpool.

Liverpool won the match 2–1, with goals from John Arne Riise and Peter Crouch. Chelsea's goal was scored by their new signing Andriy Shevchenko.[2]

The match was the last Community Shield to be played at the Millennium Stadium during the reconstruction of Wembley Stadium in London. 56,275 people attended the match, which was refereed by Martin Atkinson.

Match details[edit]

13 August 2006
Chelsea 1–2 Liverpool
Shevchenko Goal 44' (Report) Riise Goal 9'
Crouch Goal 80'
GK 23 Italy Carlo Cudicini
RB 14 Cameroon Geremi Substituted off 53'
CB 26 England John Terry (c)
CB 6 Portugal Ricardo Carvalho
LB 20 Portugal Paulo Ferreira Substituted off 81'
RM 13 Germany Michael Ballack Booked 7' Substituted off 26'
CM 5 Ghana Michael Essien
CM 8 England Frank Lampard Booked 15'
LM 16 Netherlands Arjen Robben Substituted off 62'
CF 7 Ukraine Andriy Shevchenko
CF 11 Ivory Coast Didier Drogba Substituted off 71'
GK 40 Portugal Henrique Hilário
DF 18 England Wayne Bridge Substituted in 53'
DF 44 England Michael Mancienne
MF 12 Nigeria John Obi Mikel Substituted in 81'
MF 19 France Lassana Diarra Booked 68' Substituted in 62'
MF 24 England Shaun Wright-Phillips Substituted in 71'
FW 21 Ivory Coast Salomon Kalou Substituted in 26'
Portugal José Mourinho
GK 25 Spain Pepe Reina
RB 3 Republic of Ireland Steve Finnan
CB 23 England Jamie Carragher (c)
CB 5 Denmark Daniel Agger
LB 6 Norway John Arne Riise
RM 16 England Jermaine Pennant Substituted off 60'
CM 22 Mali Mohamed Sissoko
CM 32 Netherlands Boudewijn Zenden Substituted off 60'
LM 11 Chile Mark González Substituted off 56'
SS 10 Spain Luis García Substituted off 66'
CF 15 England Peter Crouch Substituted off 89'
GK 1 Poland Jerzy Dudek
DF 4 Finland Sami Hyypiä
DF 12 Brazil Fábio Aurélio Substituted in 56'
MF 8 England Steven Gerrard Substituted in 60'
MF 14 Spain Xabi Alonso Booked 61' Substituted in 60'
FW 17 Wales Craig Bellamy Substituted in 66'
FW 24 France Florent Sinama-Pongolle Substituted in 89'
Spain Rafael Benítez

Match officials

Man of the match

Match rules

  • 90 minutes.
  • Penalty shoot-out if scores level.
  • Seven named substitutes.

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