Leicester City will start the 2021/22 season as Winners of the FA Community Shield After a 1-0 victory over Premier League champions Manchester City at Wembley on Saturday.
Leicester City have lifted the Community Shield for the second time, The Foxes defeated Premier League champions Manchester City 1-0 at Wembley and this comes exactly 50 years after the Club’s only other success in the competition.
The Foxes, who lifted the Emirates FA Cup for the first time last term, enjoyed another occasion to remember in the season’s curtain-raiser, courtesy of a penalty from Kelechi Iheanacho.
Now two-time winners of the Community Shield, after also being successful in the 113-year-old competition exactly 50 years ago, it adds to an honours list which includes triumphs in English football’s major competitions – the Premier League, FA Cup and League Cup.
Throughout the new season, Brendan Rodgers’ men will also embark on successive campaigns in European competition for the first time as they compete in the UEFA Europa League.
Over the coming days, LCFC.com will be the place to find reaction and analysis to City’s second Community Shield victory, before the Foxes start the 2021/22 Premier League season against Wolverhampton Wanderers at King Power Stadium on Saturday