FA Cup Final

Wembley Stadium

Wembley Stadium is due to host the 133rd FA Cup final on 17 May between Arsenal and Hull. The FA Cup is the oldest domestic football competition.

90,000 fans will pack the UK's home of football to watch the cup final. The all premiership club final will kick off at 15.00.

Check the Wembley Stadium weather forecast if you are heading to this year's final. 

The FA Cup final teams

Arsenal reached the FA Cup final by beating Wigan 4-2 on penalties, having tied 1-1 in the semi-final game. Arsenal has won the FA Cup ten times, the last being in 2005, beating Manchester United.

Hull made it through to the FA Cup final by beating Sheffield United 5-3 in their semi-final at Wembley Stadium on the 13 April. This is the first time in the club's 110-year history that they have made it through to the FA Cup final.

Fans and players alike will be hoping for a warm, dry day with a light breeze. This will make for good playing conditions and a fine final day for spectators.

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17 May - Will the weather have an impact on this year's FA cup final at Wembley?

Weather at Wembley Stadium

Wembley Stadium facilities director Greg Gillin talks about how weather can affect the stadium and how they prepare for the events at the ground.

Wembley Stadium - weather and planning
Greg Gillin, Wembley Stadium Facilities Director, talks about how the weather can affect their planning for important football matches.

Wembley Stadium Weather Wembley Stadium Weather (PDF, 118 kB)

For further information about the venue, visit the  Wembley Stadium official website.

You can check the weather forecast for other events through the Events Calendar.

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