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Dates revealed for Arsenal’s encounter with Manchester City in the Community Shield

Arsenal and Manchester City will participate in the Community Shield this year and the dates for their season opening encounter have been revealed.

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The Community Shield is an annual football match that takes place in England, featuring the winners of the previous season’s Premier League and FA Cup. This year, Manchester City will be facing Arsenal in the Community Shield, which is scheduled to take place at Wembley on the weekend of August 5/6.

Manchester City had a fantastic season last year, winning both the Premier League and the FA Cup. As a result, they will face Arsenal, who finished second on the league table. Arsenal were in a fierce title race with Manchester City for most of the season but ultimately fell short.

In their 37th game week, Arsenal suffered a defeat against Nottingham Forest that saw them lose their grip on the Premier League trophy. They ended up finishing with 84 points while Manchester City finished with 89 points. Despite leading the league table for 10 months this season, Arsenal had to settle for second place.

The Community Shield is often seen as a curtain-raiser for the new football season. It gives fans a chance to see some of their favorite players back in action after a long summer break. It also allows teams to test out new tactics and formations ahead of the start of the Premier League campaign.

For Arsenal, this year’s Community Shield will be an opportunity to show that they are still one of England’s top teams. They will be looking to bounce back from last season’s disappointment and prove that they can challenge for major trophies once again.

Manchester City, on the other hand, will be looking to continue their dominance over English football. They have been one of Europe’s top teams in recent years and will be hoping to add more silverware to their collection this season.

Overall, this year’s Community Shield promises to be an exciting match between two top teams. Fans can expect plenty of goals and drama as these two sides battle it out for early-season bragging rights. The Premier League kicks off just one week later, so this match will be a great way to get fans excited for the new season.

Hello there, Am Mumbere Ausbel from Uganda and I am a writer at Arsenal True Fans and I love watching football matches so much because it's my favourite sport. I am an optimistic person who usually likes to look at the good side of everything.

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