Community Shield will NOT be played in Wembley in 2021 because of the European Championship Ladies … but season curtain will still be held in England without plans to play abroad
- The Women’s Euro Championships take place from July 7 to August 1, 2021
- The final takes place in Wembley, which means that the Community Shield must move
- The FA is considering moving the game outside of London, but it will remain in the UK
The Community Shield is not played in Wembley in 2021 due to the European Championship Women.
The FA is in discussion about moving the traditional curtain raiser outside of London, but it will remain in England.
That summer, the women’s side of England is taking part in the European 16-team tournament.
The Community Shield is not played in Wembley in 2021 due to the Women’s Euros
It will be held in England and runs from July 7 to August 1, with Wembley hosting the final.
It is understood that the Community Shield will not be relocated outside of England, with some countries opting to play their equivalent game abroad.
The game, known as the Charity Shield until 2002, has traditionally been played in English football since 1974.
It is played between the winners of the Premier League and the FA Cup.
The current holders are Manchester City, who defeated Liverpool on penalties
It moved to the Millennium Staidum in Cardiff when the current Wembley was built between 2001 and 2006.
The opening was also moved in 2012, when the showpiece took place in Villa Park because of the Olympic Games.
The current holders are Manchester City, who defeated leaders Liverpool beat on penalties.