League and FA Cup winners Chelsea take on league runners-up Manchester United this Sunday in the traditional season curtain-raiser.
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This is the 88th FA Community Shield, as the match is currently called, and holders Chelsea will be taking on United at Wembley for the second time in a row.
The competition has been played under various names and in different formats over the years, and although it is considered something of a friendly, it still presents a real opportunity to make a statement ahead of the new season.
We take a look at some of the memorable moments and classic matches from the Charity Shield.