What time does the Emirates FA Cup Final kick-off? Find out now as details confirmed

Wednesday 28 Apr 2021
The Emirates FA Cup Final takes place on Saturday 15 May 2021

We can today confirm key information for the 2020-21 Emirates FA Cup Final, that will be contested by Chelsea and Leicester City.

The 140th Final in the competition’s history will take place at Wembley Stadium connected by EE on Saturday 15 May and kick off at 5.15pm BST.

The Final will be broadcast live in the UK on BBC One, BBC iPlayer, BT Sport 1 HD and BT Sport Ultimate, with the winning and losing clubs receiving £1,800,000 and £900,000 respectively from the competition’s prize fund.

Following the traditional coin toss, Chelsea’s outfield players will wear blue shirts, blue shorts and white socks, while their goalkeeper will be in all grey, and Leicester City’s outfield players will wear all maroon, with their goalkeeper in all green.

The match officials for the Final were also announced last week, with Michael Oliver set to lead out a team including assistant referees Stuart Burt and Simon Bennett, fourth official Paul Tierney and reserve assistant referee Dan Cook. Chris Kavanagh and Sian Massey-Ellis will be in the video operation room as video assistant referee [VAR] and assistant VAR respectively.

We continue to work with the DCMS and all stakeholders on the operational delivery of the Final and will provide further details in relation to its attendance, ticketing, travel and safety measures at the earliest opportunity.

By Communications department