Community Shield Attendances at New Wembley Stadium- Stats and Figures

By Soccer Blog | Aug 5, 2018

Here is a list of attendance for all the FA Community Shield games held at London’s New Wembley Stadium. These stats are only for the new Wembley Stadium, which has hosted the game since 2007 with the sole exceptions being in 2012, when it was hosted by Villa Park owing to the Olympics, and 2022, when it was held at the King Power Stadium because of Euro 2022 (Women’s)

Last updated after Arsenal v Man City Community Shield 2023 attendance 81,145 (6 August, 2023)

What is the highest attendance for a Community/Charity Shield game at the New Wembley Stadium?

It is the 85,896 that saw Chelsea beat Manchester United on penalties in the 2009 edition.

What is the lowest crowd for a Community Shield game at the New Wembley Stadium?

It is the 45,602 in attendance for the 2021 edition between Leicester and City (it had Covid protocols in place too). There was 0 attendance in the 2020 edition, but that was because of Covid again. Apart from these, it was the 71,523 who watched Arsenal beat Man City 3-0 in 2014, followed by 2018, when Man City beat Chelsea 2-0 in front of 72,724 fans.

New Wembley Stadium Community Shield Attendances

2007Man Utd 1-1 Chelsea (3-0 pens)80,731
2008Man Utd 0-0 Portsmouth (3-1 pens)84,808
2009Chelsea 2-2 Man Utd (4-1 pens)85,896
2010Man Utd 3-1 Chelsea84,623
2011Man Utd 3-2 Man City77,169
2013Man Utd 2-0 Wigan80,235
2014Arsenal 3-0 Man City71,523
2015Arsenal 1-0 Chelsea85,437
2016Man Utd 2-1 Leicester85,437
2017Arsenal 1-1 Chelsea (4-1 pens)83,325
2018Man City 2-0 Chelsea72,724
2019Man City 1-1 LFC (5-4 pens)77,565
2020Arsenal 1-1 LFC (5-4 pens)0
2021Leicester 1-0 Man City45,602
2023Arsenal 1-1 Man City (4-1 pens)81,145
Attendance figures for Community Shield games at new Wembley Stadium (2007- till present)
1 Comment so far
  1. CC August 5, 2018 6:06 pm

    Certainly didn’t feel like 72k at Wembley for the City-Chelsea game, plenty of empty seats around.

    Bit telling that both lowest attendance games have involved City. Decent fan base, but not on the level on the big four despite their (City’s) success in the last few years.

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