FFV Community Shield Double Header At The Heath

FFV Partners with Reagan Milstein Foundation for annual Community Shield

Football Federation Victoria's annual Community Shield will be a double header this season as the women's and men's shields are played back to back at Kingston Heath Soccer Complex on Friday, February 16.

FFV will partner with Reagan Milstein Foundation this year for the event, which will also coincide with the NPL Victoria men's and women's season launch.

The showpiece men's and women's matches will start the Premier competitions season, followed by National Premier Leagues Victoria 2 (NPL 2) matches on Saturday and Sunday.

Victoria's top men's tier, NPL Victoria, will kick off on Thursday February 22, while the top women's league, NPLW Victoria will kick off on Saturday February 24.

NPL Victoria women's champions South Melbourne will play Victorian Women's State Knock-Out Cup Champions (Team App Cup) Calder United from 6:30pm.

NPL Victoria champions Bentleigh Greens will play Dockerty Cup winners Heidelberg United in the men's shield kicking off at 8:30pm.

NPL 2 Victoria is split into East and West divisions, see the full fixture for the opening round of competition here.

The Reagan Milstein Foundation aims to raise funds to offer financial and moral support to Australian youngsters who may not have the opportunity or financial resources to play sport or be involved in a sports club.

FFV Annual Community Shield

Second Annual Women's Community Shield
South Melbourne v Calder United
6:30pm, Friday February 16
Kingston Heath Soccer Complex, Cheltenham
Tickets at the gate - Adult $10, Concession $5, Children 14-and-under free, proceeds to Reagan Milstein Foundation
Gates open 5:30pm

Fourth Annual Men's Community Shield
Bentleigh Greens v Heidelberg United
8:30pm, Friday February 16
Kingston Heath Soccer Complex, Cheltenham
Tickets at the gate - Adult $10, Concession $5, Children 14-and-under free, proceeds to Reagan Milstein Foundation
Gates open 5:30pm
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