Manchester City and Liverpool’s meeting in the community shield following their FA Cup triumph, and the fixture is not to take place in its usual Wembley setting.
This development follows the final of the Women’s Euro 2022 coming up the following day at the Wembley stadium. The community shield which is usually played at Wembley is fixed for July 30, a week before the commencement of the 2022/23 Premier League season, while the final of Women Euros comes up by 31 July.
Leicester overcome Manchester City 1-0 in last years fixture that took place August.
The Premier League season will begin a week after the Community Shield on 6 August. It will then pause after match day 16 on the weekend of 12-13 November before resuming on 26 December, eight days after the world Cup final.
The match is earlier than most season due to the World Cup in Qatar pushing the schedule forward, creating another relentless fixture list for all.