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Community Shield Will Take Place On August 29 - FA Confirms

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The English Football Association has confirmed that the Community Shield will take place at Wembley on Saturday, August 29.

In the new season opening match, the Premier League champions; Liverpool will face the winner of Saturday’s FA Cup final between Arsenal and Chelsea in the Community Shield clash.

It has been reported that a restricted number of supporters will be welcomed into Wembley for the clash as part of plans for supporters to make a socially-distanced return to sports venues from October 1.

 The announcement comes after the Premier League revealed last week the 2020/21 season would start on September 12 and run until May 23, 2021.

The EFL has also confirmed the Championship, League One and League Two seasons will commence on the same weekend, with their regular seasons ending on the weekend of May 8, 2021.




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Antonio Conte Confirms Mikel Obi And John Terry Have Muscular Injuries

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Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has confirmed that John Terry will miss his sides London derby against Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday due to a muscular injury.

Terry has been forced to settle for a place on the bench in recent weeks, making just one substitute appearance in the Premier League since picking up an ankle injury in September.

In the 35-year-olds absence Chelsea have embarked on a six-match winning streak without conceding a single goal, and Terry will now be sidelined for at least two more weeks.

For tomorrow I dont have available John Terry and (John) Obi Mikel, Conte told reporters.

John has a muscular problem and Obi is recovering from a muscular problem. Im not sure if [Terrys] injury was in the Under-23 game or the day after.

Saturdays match will see the league leaders take on the only remaining unbeaten side in the division.
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UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE RESUMES BY AUGUST

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UEFA has announced the continuation of the Uefa Champions League, which was put on hold after COVID-19 outbreak.


The official statement from UEFA confirmed that the remaining last 16 ties will kick off at the already scheduled venues on August 7, while the final 8 will be held in Lisbon, Portugal with just only a one leg time.

The set date are as follows;


August 7 - Remaining round 16games


August 12- Last 8


August - final - August 23.

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UEFA Champions League Resumes August 7

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The UEFA Champions league is set to resume in August 7 and also be concluded in August 23 2020.

This was made known today through the official handle of UEFA.

It will be recalled that the league was suspended as a result of the global pandemic in March and since the return of various major league across Europe, the league is set to continue.

Check the picture below for the time table of the league.

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