Arsenal and Chelsea's Community Shield kick off time moved

Arsenal and Chelsea's Community Shield kick off time moved

- Arsenal's clash with Chelsea to be played at 2pm on Sunday August 6

- The time is move one hour behind to avoid a clash with Euro's women final

- The final of the women's European Championships will be played at 5pm

The Community Shield clash between Arsenal and Chelsea will be played one hour before the previously stated time.

The two Premier League giants were supposed to meet at 3pm on Sunday, August 6 but the Football Association have moved the kick off time to 2pm.

NAIJ.com gathered that the change of time was announced to avoid a possible clash with the final of the women's European Championships.

Arsenal and Chelsea's Community Shield kick off time moved

Lacazette takes on Chelsea's Azpilicueta during a preseason game. Photo: Arsenal fc/Twitter

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The Euro 2017 final kicking of at 5pm but England are not sure of qualification just yet.

Mark Sampson's England side have to overcome the Netherlands in Thursday's semi-final.

It is understood that neither Arsenal nor Chelsea objected to the change of time while BT, who will broadcast the Wembley clash, were consulted before the decision was made.

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Chelsea and Arsenal have already faced off once in preseason with Antonio Conte's side coming out on top 3 - 0 on that occasion.

Arsenal qualified for the match as FA Cup winners while Chelsea qualified as Premier League champions.

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Source: Sports.naija.ng

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