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When is the Community Shield? Date, kick-off time and who will take part

By Jonathan Davies

Published: 8:00, 19 December 2023

The 2023/24 Community Shield is in the record books, with the new season now underway – here are the full details of the match.

This was the 101st edition of the season curtain raiser at Wembley, where the first silverware of the new English campaign was up for grabs.

Traditionally, the previous campaign’s Premier League champion take on the reigning FA Cup winners or, failing that, the runners-up in the top flight.

Read on for full details of this year’s event.

When was the Community Shield?

The 2023 Community Shield took place at Wembley on Sunday, August 6, 2023.

What time was the Community Shield?

Venue Kick-Off Time
Wembley Stadium 4pm BST

Who took part in the Community Shield?

The 2023 Community Shield was contested by Premier League champions, Manchester City and runners up, Arsenal. Arsenal qualified for the competition as runners up in the Premier League as Man City won the FA Cup.

What was the final score in the Community Shield?

Arsenal were crowned Community Shield winner following a 1-1 draw at Wembley. The match went to penalties, where Arsenal won 4-1. Fabio Vieira scored the winning penalty, after misses from Kevin De Bruyne and Rodri.

Past Community Shield winners

Year Winner
2023/24 Arsenal
2022/23 Liverpool
2021/22 Leicester City
2020/21 Arsenal
2019/20 Manchester City
2018/19 Manchester City
2017/18 Arsenal
2016/17 Manchester United
2015/16 Arsenal
2014/15 Arsenal