BY KUNLE SOLAJA.
The winner of the FA Cup on Saturday will get £3,600,000, The FA has announced. Chelsea will take on Arsenal in an all-London final and the first final match in 139 editions to be played without crowd attendance.
It is also a repeat of the 2017 final match. The two finalist teams eliminated great Manchester clubs. While Chelsea beat Manchester United, Arsenal eliminated Manchester City in the semifinals.
The losing finalists on Saturday will get £1,800,000, half of what the winners will get. The FA also released what the other participants in the competition will get.
As losers in the semi-finals, each of the Manchester clubs will get £900,000. Below is the table of payments to be made to the clubs.Payments listed round-by-round for 2019-20. Amounts are per club in each round. Numbers in brackets represent the number of winning clubs per round.
|Extra preliminary round winners||(184)||£2,250 Losers receive £750|
|Preliminary round winners||(160)||£2,890 Losers receive £960|
|First round qualifying winners||(116)||£4,500 Losers receive £1,500|
|Second Round Qualifying winners||(80)||£6,750 Losers receive £2,250|
|Third Round Qualifying winners||(40)||£11,250 Losers receive £3,750|
|Fourth Round Qualifying winners||(32)||£18,750 Losers receive £6,250|
|First Round Proper winners||(40)||£36,000|
|Second Round Proper winners||(20)||£54,000|
|Third Round Proper winners||(32)||£135,000|
|Fourth Round Proper winners||(16)||£180,000|
|Fifth Round Proper winners||(8)||£360,000|