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Monday 19 August 2019

Arsenal to play Chelsea at the Aviva in August in International Champions Cup

Former Arsenal player Ray Parlour, left, and former Chelsea player Tore André Flo, right, with Charlie Stillitano, Executive Chairman, Relevant sports, in attendance during an International Club Game Announcement which will see Arsenal play Chelsea on the 1st of August 2018 at Aviva Stadium, in Dublin. Photo by Sam Barnes/Sportsfile
Former Arsenal player Ray Parlour, left, and former Chelsea player Tore André Flo, right, with Charlie Stillitano, Executive Chairman, Relevant sports, in attendance during an International Club Game Announcement which will see Arsenal play Chelsea on the 1st of August 2018 at Aviva Stadium, in Dublin. Photo by Sam Barnes/Sportsfile
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

The Aviva Stadium will host a pre-season game between Arsenal and Chelsea on August 1 as part of the 2018 International Champions Cup.

The match will mark the third-time that the International Champions Cup comes to Ireland and the second time to the Aviva Stadium. In 2016, FC Barcelona beat Celtic 3-1 at the Aviva, while F.C. Internazionale beat Celtic 2-0 at Thomond Park in Limerick.

RELEVENT, a multi-national media, sports and entertainment group made the announcement today.

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