2019 FA Community Shield

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2019 FA Community Shield
Date4 August 2019 (2019-08-04)
VenueWembley Stadium, London
RefereeMartin Atkinson[1]

The 2019 FA Community Shield will be the 97th FA Community Shield, an annual football match played between the winners of the previous season's Premier League and FA Cup.[2] As Manchester City won both competitions in 2019, their opponents will be the 2018–19 Premier League runners-up, Liverpool.[3][4]

It will be contested at Wembley Stadium and Manchester City will go into the match as the defending champions, having won the 2018 FA Community Shield.[5][6]



LiverpoolvManchester City


  1. ^ a b "Martin Atkinson to referee 2019 FA Community Shield". The Football Association. 11 July 2019. Retrieved 11 July 2019.
  2. ^ "The FA Community Shield History". The Football Association. Retrieved 18 May 2019.
  3. ^ "When is the 2019 FA Community Shield and who is in it? All you need to know". ESPN. 15 May 2019. Retrieved 18 May 2019.
  4. ^ Williams, Marc (17 May 2019). "When is the Community Shield and who is in it? Liverpool's season could start early despite title heartache". Retrieved 18 May 2019.
  5. ^ Delaney, Miguel (5 August 2018). "New season, same old Manchester City as Sergio Aguero fires Premier League champions to Community Shield victory". The Independent. Retrieved 18 May 2019.
  6. ^ Burt, Jason (5 August 2018). "Sergio Aguero double seals Community Shield for Manchester City as sloppy Chelsea give Maurizio Sarri plenty to ponder". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 18 May 2019.