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FA Cup Final – Chelsea v Manchester United - Info & tickets

FA Cup By: Tolulope Olulana | 23/04/2018

FC Naija

The FA Cup Final is now confirmed, Chelsea will play against Manchester United in what promises to be one of the biggest matches of the English football season.

When and Where is the Final

Wembley Stadium in London will be the venue of the final and will the 12th time it has held the FA Cup final. Wembley stadium is one of the most iconic stadiums in the world and has a capacity around 90,000 fans.  The final takes place on Saturday 19th May 2018 with the kick-off time expected it to be at 17:30. This is still to be confirmed.

Where and how to buy FA Cup Final tickets

Fans from around the world hope to be at the Wembley Stadium and support their team in the final. With this, tickets are in high demand often selling for more than five times the face-value. The official price for tickets of £45, £65, £85 and £115 for adults. Here are some options on how to get tickets for the FA Cup Final.

Official Tickets -Chelsea and Manchester United

Both Chelsea and Manchester United will offer loyal fans to option to purchase tickets for the final at Wembley.

However, the demand will be much higher than the official allocation they receive. With this, it is difficult to get tickets unless you have been to all the home games of the team. This normally goes to a ballot system in which even the most loyal fans often miss out on tickets.

Unofficial Websites

There are many unofficial websites selling FA Cup tickets, many of which don’t offer the guarantee on the seats. According to safefootballtickets.com, there are a small number of websites which offer guarantees on FA Cup final tickets.

Classified Ads / Social Media

According to reports, each year, many fans are scammed out of money for tickets on classified advertising sites and also social media channels including Twitter and Facebook. The advice given by fan sites is to never purchase tickets from unknown person’s and don’t send or transfer money before you get the tickets.

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Fan Competitions

Over the next several weeks there will several competitions open to fans which the prize will be FA Cup Final tickets. For fans who cannot get tickets then this is a great option and worth applying for.

Don’t worry if you can’t find tickets, you won’t be alone watching it on television, the final will be watched by a reported half-a-billion people!
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