Manchester derby FA Cup final confirmed - date, TV details and ticket information

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola and Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag on the Wembley touchline.
Pep Guardiola (left) and Erik ten Hag will contest the FA Cup final again. -Credit:Eddie Keogh - The FA/The FA via Getty Images.

Manchester United and Manchester City will go head-to-head in next month's FA Cup final at Wembley for the second season running.

United progressed to the final on Sunday afternoon with a penalty shootout victory over Coventry City in the weekend's second semi-final. United prevailed 4-2 on spot-kicks after blowing a 3-0 lead in regulation time.

It means Erik ten Hag and Pep Guardiola will go toe-to-toe for the trophy once again, with City booking their spot in the final on Saturday, beating Chelsea 1-0. Bernardo Silva scored late on to ensure the Blues bounced back from their Champions League heartbreak against Real Madrid three days earlier.

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For City, they will be hoping the FA Cup signifies the completion of a league and cup double, with their hopes of retaining their Premier League crown still in their own hands. For United, winning the FA Cup is their only hope of salvaging what is left of a massively underwhelming season.

With both Manchester clubs booking a second Wembley appearance of the season, MEN Sport brings you all of the important details you need to know.

When is the final?

The 2023/24 FA Cup final will be staged at Wembley on Saturday, May 25. The kick-off time is yet to be determined, but the fact last season's final between United and City kicked off at 3pm means history may repeat itself.

The two clubs will no doubt enter conversations with the Football Association, the Metropolitan Police and broadcasters to determine the kick-off time, which will be confirmed in due course. The last three FA Cup finals have kicked off at 3pm, 4.45pm and 5.15pm respectively.

What TV channels will show the final?

Despite the kick-off time remaining unconfirmed, the final will be screened live on both BBC One and ITV1. It will also be shown via the BBC's and ITV's streaming platforms, such as BBC iPlayer and ITVX.

It means people within the UK who wish to watch the game will not require a TV subscription, but an account will be required to use either BBC iPlayer or ITVX.

When will tickets go on sale?

Ticket details, including each club's respective allocation, will be confirmed in due course.