MARTIN KEOWN: Community Shield may give insight into whether Liverpool can reboot again next season… but don’t expect a competitive clash after the short break
- Leeds’ clash against Liverpool in 1974 is one of my Community Shield memories
- That was a feisty encounter, but don’t expect Saturday’s contest to be similar
- We don’t know the state of Arsenal and Liverpool’s players after the short break
One of my earliest memories of the Community Shield – or Charity Shield as it was known – was in 1974.
Johnny Giles punched Kevin Keegan, who then brawled with Billy Bremner. It finished 1-1, with Keegan and Bremner shown reds, then Liverpool won on penalties.
One of my earliest memories of the Community Shield is Liverpool and Leeds’ clash in 1974
But don’t expect Saturday’s showdown between Liverpool and Arsenal to be as competitive
That was a feisty and fierce curtain-raiser to the new season….