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2006 FA Community Shield

2006 FA Community Shield
Event FA Community Shield
Date 13 August 2006
Venue Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
Referee Martin Atkinson (West Yorkshire)
Attendance 56,275
Weather Scattered clouds
19 °C (66 °F)[1]

The 2006 FA Community Shield was a football match played at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff on 13 August 2006 between the 2005–06 Premier League champions Chelsea and 2005–06 FA Cup winners Liverpool.

Liverpool won the match 2–1, with goals from John Arne Riise and Peter Crouch. Chelsea's goal was scored by their new signing Andriy Shevchenko.[2]

The match was the last Community Shield to be played at the Millennium Stadium during the reconstruction of Wembley Stadium in London. 56,275 people attended the match, which was refereed by Martin Atkinson.

Match details

13 August 2006
Chelsea 1–2 Liverpool
Shevchenko Goal 44' (Report) Riise Goal 9'
Crouch Goal 80'
Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
Attendance: 56,275
Referee: Martin Atkinson (West Yorkshire)
GK 23 Carlo Cudicini
RB 14 Geremi Substituted off 53'
CB 26 John Terry (c)
CB 6 Ricardo Carvalho
LB 20 Paulo Ferreira Substituted off 81'
RM 13 Michael Ballack Booked 7' Substituted off 26'
CM 5 Michael Essien
CM 8 Frank Lampard Booked 15'
LM 16 Arjen Robben Substituted off 62'
CF 7 Andriy Shevchenko
CF 11 Didier Drogba Substituted off 71'
GK 40 Henrique Hilário
DF 18 Wayne Bridge Substituted in 53'
DF 44 Michael Mancienne
MF 12 John Obi Mikel Substituted in 81'
MF 19 Lassana Diarra Booked 68' Substituted in 62'
MF 24 Shaun Wright-Phillips Substituted in 71'
FW 21 Salomon Kalou Substituted in 26'
José Mourinho
GK 25 Pepe Reina
RB 3 Steve Finnan
CB 23 Jamie Carragher (c)
CB 5 Daniel Agger
LB 6 John Arne Riise
RM 16 Jermaine Pennant Substituted off 60'
CM 22 Mohamed Sissoko
CM 32 Boudewijn Zenden Substituted off 60'
LM 11 Mark González Substituted off 56'
SS 10 Luis García Substituted off 66'
CF 15 Peter Crouch Substituted off 89'
GK 1 Jerzy Dudek
DF 4 Sami Hyypiä
DF 12 Fábio Aurélio Substituted in 56'
MF 8 Steven Gerrard Substituted in 60'
MF 14 Xabi Alonso Booked 61' Substituted in 60'
FW 17 Craig Bellamy Substituted in 66'
FW 24 Florent Sinama-Pongolle Substituted in 89'
Rafael Benítez

Match officials

Man of the match

Match rules

  • 90 minutes.
  • Penalty shoot-out if scores level.
  • Seven named substitutes.

See also


  1. ^
  2. ^ "Chelsea 1-2 Liverpool". BBC Sport. 31 August 2006. Retrieved 18 April 2014. 

External links

  • 2006 FA Community Shield at
  • LFC History Match Report
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