What TV channel is Chelsea v Man City Women’s FA Cup final on? How to watch, live stream and team news

When is the Women’s FA Cup final between Chelsea and Manchester City and is it on TV? Here’s all you need to know.
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Manchester City will travel to Wembley Stadium to take on Chelsea in the FA Cup final on Sunday.

This will be the second final between Gareth Taylor’s and Emma Hayes’ teams, with the pair meeting earlier in the season in the League Cup final.

The Sky Blues were victorious that day beating Chelsea 3-1 thanks to goals from Ellen White and a double from Caroline Weir.

However, attention turns to Sunday, with City coming into the game off the back of Champions League qualification, while the Blues won their second consecutive league title last weekend.

Manchester City celebrate the FA Women’s Continental Tyres League in 2022Manchester City celebrate the FA Women’s Continental Tyres League in 2022
Manchester City celebrate the FA Women’s Continental Tyres League in 2022

The Sky Blues have won the competition three times, last lifting the trophy in 2020, while Chelsea are the reigning holders of the cup and have been victorious the same number of occasions.

With that being said, let’s take a look at all you need to know about the fixture at Wembley on Sunday.

When is the Women’s FA Cup final?

The 2022 Women’s FA Cup final will take place on May 15 and will kick-off at 2:30pm.

Wembley Stadium, the national football ground of England, will play host to the game.

Is the Women’s FA Cup final on TV?

The match will be shown live on BBC One with coverage of the game starting at 1:50pm.

Alternatively, supporters can live stream the final on BBC iPlayer and The FA Player.

There will also be highlights shown on City’s and Chelsea’s YouTube channels.

Team news

The Sky Blues saw the return of Vicky Losada in their final league game of the season against Reading. The Spaniard came off the bench in the 75th minute to replace Weir - her first minutes since the end of February.

However, City were without Jess Park last weekend. The 20-year-old could be in contention for the final though, while Esme Morgan and Karen Bardsley remain doubts and Steph Houghton is unavailable.

As for Chelsea, Hayes is expected to have a fully fit squad to choose from, besides Fran Kirby.