MATCH ARTICLES

The FA Community Shield

Manchester United v Wigan Athletic
Wembley Stadium

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United: De Gea, Rafael (Smalling 16), Vidic, Jones, Evra, Giggs (Anderson 67), Carrick, Cleverley, Zaha (Valencia 60), Van Persie (Januzaj 83), Welbeck (Kagawa 83). Subs not used: Lindegaard, Evans.

Wigan: Carson, Boyce, Barnett, Perch, Crainey, Watson (Espinoza 71), McArthur (McCann 60), McCarthy (Dicko 85), McClean (McManaman 61), Holt (Fortune 60), Maloney (Gomez 71). Subs not used: Nicholls, Espinoza.

11/08/2013 11:23, Report by Mark Froggatt
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Re-live Wembley win

ManUtd.com reports live from Wembley, where Manchester United face Wigan Athletic in the FA Community Shield...

16:30 You can read our brief match report now, as well as a more detailed account of the game. (MF)

16:04 Remember, you can vote for your man of the match via the club's official Twitter account, @ManUtd. Today's three contenders are Ryan Giggs, Michael Carrick and Robin van Persie. (MF)

16:02 The players and staff are currently walking up the Wembley steps to collect the first trophy of the David Moyes era. Club captain Nemanja Vidic, who has lifted 10 major honours in his time, will do the honours. (MF)

Full-time: Manchester United 2 Wigan Athletic 0

15:52 That's it! The referee has checked his watch and called time on proceedings at Wembley, where United have beaten Wigan to win the FA Community Shield. A trophy presentation will follow shortly. (MF)

15:48 Four minutes of added-time are due to be played and, at this score, United have all-but-won the game. It's not a huge deal, but it's certainly a great way to start the season and a new era at the club. If there's a trophy up for grabs, why not win it? That's what I always say. (MF)

15:46 Substitute Roger Espinoza has been cautioned for an enthusiastic challenge on Tom Cleverley. (MF) 

15:45 Chicharito might not be in the squad today, but he'd surely appreciate goings-on in the Wembley crowd just now. A Mexican wave is rippling around the ground, with varying degrees of participation in different areas of the stadium. (BA)

15:42 A gentle but firm reminder to check out our live match gallery, which now includes 16 images from today's game. Don't say we don't look after you. (MF)

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