FA Women's Community Shield

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FA Women's Community Shield
FA Women's Community Shield Logo.gif
Founded 2000
Region  England
Current champions Arsenal
Most successful club(s) Arsenal
(4 times)

The FA Women's Community Shield is a association football match in England. It is a national super cup, and the equivalent of the FA Community Shield in male football. It is the first competitive match of the football season. The match is competed between the Champions of the FA Women's Premier League and the winners of the FA Women's Cup. When the Premier League champion also won the FA Cup, the Cup runner-ups play the match.

Inauguration[edit]

The Football Association (The FA) held the first charity match in 2000 when Charlton Athletic Women's played Arsenal Ladies at Craven Cottage (Fulham F.C.). All proceeds were donated to Breakthrough Breast Cancer charity.

The inaugural Women's Shield took place the following season and has been sponsored by Nationwide since its inauguration.

List of finals[edit]

No match was held in 2007, because of the World Cup, and since 2008.[1]

  • 2001 — Arsenal beat Doncaster Rovers 5–2
  • 2002 — Fulham beat Arsenal 5–3 on pens.
  • 2003 — Fulham beat Doncaster Rovers 1–0
  • 2004 — Charlton Athletic beat Arsenal 1–0
  • 2005 — Arsenal beat Charlton Athletic 4–0
  • 2006 — Arsenal beat Everton 3–0
  • 2008 — Arsenal beat Everton 1–0

Performance by club[edit]

Club Winners Runners-up Winning years
Arsenal
4
2
2001, 2005, 2006, 2008
Fulham
2
-
2002, 2003
Charlton Athletic
1
1
2004
Everton
-
2
Doncaster Rovers
-
2

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