While most fans around now will only ever remember the Shield as essentially being an English "Super Cup" between the League Champions and FA Cup
winners - apart from occasions like this year, when a club like Manchester City has done the double and the runners-up like Liverpool are invited to play them, that has not always been the case.
It was 45 years ago this weekend that Newcastle United were beaten 3-0 in the FA Cup
final at Wembley by a Kevin Keegan-inspired Liverpool team.
Former strikers Alan Shearer and Mick Quinn posted their frustration at Newcastle United's latest FA Cup
The Italian lost with Juventus to Napoli in the 2012 Coppa Italia, and the 2017 FA Cup
with Chelsea against Arsenal.
It's FA Cup
Final Day - but it's been some time since we had a traditional 3 o'clock kick-off.
Prince William will not make it to the FA Cup
"Did they want to win the FA Cup
? Of course, they did.
ALAN Shearer believes Newcastle United fans have been 'starved' of an FA Cup
run for too long but Rafa Benitez could soon change that.
THREE Huddersfield Town FA Cup
final programmes, which cost a total of one shilling and threepence new - nearly 8p in modern money - sold for PS1,170 at an auction.
GARY MILLS said his Wrexham side must do a professional job to earn progress in the FA Cup
after landing an away tie at Stamford AFC in the fourth qualifying round of the famous competition.
That day in an FA Cup
third-round tie at Nottingham Forest they scored once but it was enough for them to win.