FA Charity Shield/FA Community Shield

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The Football Association Community Shield (formerly and colloquially known as the Charity Shield) is a trophy contested in an annual match between the champions of the FA Premier League and the winners of the FA Cup, though this tradition was only established twenty years into the fixture's existence. The Shield was first played for in 1908-09, replacing the Sheriff of London Charity Shield that had been introduced in 1898-99. The net profits from admission tickets and sales of match day programmes are passed on to various charities for which the FA is involved in fundraising.

The match is contested at the beginning of the following season, and since 1974 has been played at Wembley Stadium, although it was played at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales while Wembley was being rebuilt.

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Season Day Date Month Year Opposition Venue Result Score Notes

2018-19Sun5Aug2018ArsenalWembley StadiumLost0-2
2017-18Sun6Aug2017ArsenalWembley StadiumDrew1-1* *Arsenal won 4-1 on penalties
2015-16Sun2Aug2015ArsenalWembley StadiumLost0-1
2012-13Sun12Aug2012Manchester CityVilla ParkLost2-3
2010-11Sun8Aug2010Manchester UnitedWembleyLost1-3
2009-10Sun9Aug2009Manchester UnitedWembleyDrew2-2**Chelsea won 4-1 on penalties
2007-08Sun5Aug2007Manchester UnitedWembleyDrew1-1**Chelsea lost 0-3 on penalties
2006-07Sun13Aug2006LiverpoolMillennium StadiumLost1-2
2005-06Sun7Aug2005ArsenalMillennium StadiumWon2-1
2000-01Sun13Aug2000Manchester UnitedWembleyWon2-0
1997-98Sun3Aug1997Manchester UnitedWembleyDrew1-1**Chelsea lost 2-4 on penalties
1970-71Sat8Aug1970EvertonStamford BridgeLost1-2
1955-56Wed14Sep1955Newcastle UnitedStamford BridgeWon3-0
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