Women's Football

2022 Women's FA Cup final: When is it, how to watch & buy tickets

Jamie Spencer
The 2022 Women's FA Cup final is upon us
The 2022 Women's FA Cup final is upon us / Getty Images/GettyImages

The 2021/22 Women's FA Cup is close to its conclusion, with the last two clubs standing set to battle it out to lift the trophy to close the domestic season.

This is everything you need to know about the 2022 final.

Who is playing in the 2022 Women's FA Cup final?

Manchester City were the first team to book their place in the final, cruising past West Ham in what was ultimately a one-sided semi-final. Ellen White, Chloe Kelly and Lauren Hemp (2) got the goals for City, who had already beaten Nottingham Forest, Manchester United and Everton along the way.

Chelsea will face City in the final after a comfortable 2-0 win away at Arsenal, with Guro Reiten and Ji So-yun grabbing the goals.

How much is 2022 Women's FA Cup final prize money?

This is the last season when the prize money in the Women's FA Cup will be unfairly low, with the FA recently confirming a significant boost to the fund for next season - worth £3m in total.

This season, the club that lifts the trophy will pocket £25,000 for winning the final, compared to £1.8m for the equivalent men's final. On top of the £14,000 in prize money collected for reaching the final, this season's FA Cup winners will have just £39,000 in total to show for their efforts.

When is the 2022 Women's FA Cup final?

This season's Women's FA Cup final will take place on Sunday 15 May with a confirmed kick-off time of 14:30 (BST)

Where is the 2022 Women's Cup being played?

This season is the eighth consecutive Women's FA Cup final to be played at Wembley, having been permanently moved to the national stadium in 2015. Prior to that, it had been played at different stadiums around the country each year.

Last season's final, which was actually played in December of this season because of knock-on Covid-19 delay from the previous campaign, saw just under 41,000 fans at Wembley.

The record stands at just over 45,000, set in 2018 when Chelsea beat Arsenal, but no Wembley final that fans were permitted to attend has gone below 30,000.

How to watch the 2022 Women's FA Cup final on TV

The game will be live on BBC One and BBC iPlayer. The BBC has been the UK broadcast partners for the Women's FA Cup this season.

BBC 5Live and talkSPORT will also provide radio coverage of the match.

How to buy tickets for the 2022 Women's FA Cup final

Adult tickets for the Women's FA Cup final are priced between £20 and £25, but are heavily discounted to just £12.50 for group bookings of nine or more people.

Over 65s and students can buy tickets for just £10, discounted by half for large group bookings, while children under the age of 16 are admitted for just £2.50.

Tickets can be purchased from Wembley Stadium's official website.

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