What time is FA Cup final? Date, kick-off CONFIRMED, TV channel and live stream for Arsenal vs Chelsea – The Sun

THE FA CUP is just around the corner, and the full details of it have now been announced.

Here is how to watch the finale of the world's oldest national football competition, between Arsenal and Chelsea.

When is the FA Cup final?

  • The FA Cup final will take place on Saturday, August 1.
  • The 139th final will kick off at 5.30pm BST, it has been confirmed.
  • You've got to go back to 2011 for the last time it kicked off at 3pm.
  • The final will be played between Arsenal and Chelsea.
  • Wembley Stadium- albeit with no fans in attendance – will play host.

What TV channel is the FA Cup final on

  • Arsenal vs Chelsea will be televised on both BT Sport and BBC 1.
  • Full daily schedule for the match and build up has yet to be announced.

Heads Up

This year the FA Cup will be known as the Heads Up FA Cup Final, with sponsor Emirates donating their title.

FA president Prince William said of the naming: "We’re going to really use the Final as a moment to promote good, positive mental health for everyone.

"It's quite timely bearing in mind what we’ve all been through with this pandemic. I think there’s going to be, sadly, a lot of repercussions from this in society, not just in football, in terms of people’s mental health. Hopefully the FA Cup can be a bit of a pivot that people can rally around.”

Most FA Cup triumphs

Arsenal – 13

Man Utd – 12

Chelsea – 8

Tottenham – 8

Liverpool – 7

Aston Villa – 7

Newcastle – 6

Man City – 6

Blackburn – 6

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