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Schedule announced for Cup Final
The running order for the Final of the Vitality Women’s FA Cup at Wembley Stadium connected by EE has today been confirmed by The Football Association.
The Final will be contested by Chelsea and Manchester City on Sunday 15th May 2022 at 14:30 BST, and it will be broadcast live in the UK on BBC One and BBC iPlayer.
DJ Char Stape will kick-
Shortly before kick off, UK recording artist RAYE will perform a live set of her most popular hits Bed, Secrets and Waterfall in the stadium’s bowl before performing the National Anthem.
Throughout the season, The FA has been running the very first Mitre Golden Ball competition, which will recognise the top scorer in this season’s competition. As current leader in the standings going into the Final, Chloe Williams (12 goals) of Liskeard Athletic, will take part in the pre-
Ceremonial Military rep and Royal Navy Able Seaman, Sophie Perrin, will walk out and place the Vitality Women’s FA Cup trophy on the plinth ahead of kick-
The Women’s Football Board Chair, Sue Hough MBE, will lead out the traditional presentation party, which will also include The FA’s Chair, Debbie Hewitt MBE, Elaine Oram, Chair of the Women’s Football Ambassadorial Panel, and Klare Iveson, Marketing Director for Vitality who will all be presented to both teams.
Players from both Chelsea and Manchester City will join together after the National Anthem for a group photo where a Ukrainian flag will be displayed with a message of ‘peace’ in a moment of solidarity for all those affected by the ongoing conflict in that country.
During half time, Vitality -
A British Sign Language interpreter, Joanna Aldridge, will be present at both the Emirates FA Cup Final and the Vitality Women’s FA Cup Final for the very first time to interpret the National Anthem and other key moments in the afternoon’s running order.