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Community Shield quiz
It is time for the football season's traditional curtain-raiser - the Community Shield.

Chelsea play Liverpool on Sunday at the Millennium Stadium, but how much do you remember about the showpiece friendly from down the years?

Warm up for the match, and the new season, by trying our 11 questions.

The first Charity Shield was contested for in the same year as Great Britain won a record 321 medals at the Olympics and it cost a penny to post a letter to the USA. When was it?
  A: 1900
  B: 1908
  C: 1920
Wembley has hosted 27 Community/Charity Shield matches. Which venue has been used second most?
  A: Millennium Stadium
  B: Old Trafford
  C: Stamford Bridge
Tottenham goalkeeper Pat Jennings scored against Manchester United in the 1967 Charity Shield. Who was the red-faced keeper at the other end of the pitch?
  A: Harry Gregg
  B: Alex Stepney
  C: Ray Wood
Kevin Keegan and Billy Bremner were fined £500 after being sent off for fighting in the 1974 Charity Shield between Liverpool and Leeds. How many games were they banned for between them?
  A: 1
  B: 6
  C: 11
What percentage of Charity/Community Shield winners have gone on to win the league title in the last 30 seasons?
  A: 30%
  B: 40%
  C: 50%
The Daily Telegraph described the last match not to involve either Arsenal or Manchester United as "a shapeless, eminently forgettable affair". When was it?
  A: 1989
  B: 1995
  C: 2001
The last final not involving Arsenal, Manchester United, Everton or Liverpool was in 1981. How much was the match programme?
  A: 60p
  B: 80p
  C: £1
Which player scored most goals in the Charity Shield during the 1990s?
  A: Eric Cantona
  B: Mark Hughes
  C: Ian Wright
When did the Charity Shield become the Community Shield?
  A: 2000
  B: 2002
  C: 2004
Complete the sentence. Chelsea only win the Charity/Community Shield...
  A: odd-numbered years
  B: ...when male solo artists are at number one
  C: ...under a Labour government
The price of posting a letter to the USA today is 50p and as for a football player, thatís £30.8m if your nameís Andrei Shevchenko. With the Ukraine striker expected to figure on Sunday, whose record will he break as the most expensive player to play in the Community Shield?
  A: Didier Drogba
  B: Rio Ferdinand
  C: Juan Sebastian Veron

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