Man City to face Liverpool in Community Shield on August 4

Manchester City will play Liverpool in the Community Shield on Sunday, August 4.

The Football Association has announced its fixture schedule for next season, beginning with the traditional curtain-raiser at Wembley.

The clash between Premier League champions City and runners-up Liverpool will kick-off at 3pm.

The match is usually played between the champions and the FA Cup winners, but as City won both then the Reds, who last weekend won the Champions League, will provide the opposition.

The FA Cup final will take place on Saturday, May 23, with the Women’s FA Cup final to be held on Saturday, May 9.