FA Cup final prize money: How much Manchester City stand to win if they beat Watford
Having already lifted the Carabao Cup and Premier League, Pep Guardiola’s side are looking to cap off their season in style by defeating the Hornets – and there is plenty up for grabs.
The prize money in the FA Cup available to teams rises as the tournament progresses, starting at £750 for the losers in the extra preliminary round – which is played by non-league sides.
Those who qualify for the first-round proper net £25k, a significant amount of money for lower-tier clubs, while those who advance from the third round, where sides from the Premier League and Championship enter the competition, net £135,000.
From the fourth round to the final, every win is worth double the amount from the previous round – and the losers in both the semi-finals and the final also pick up a cash injection.
How much do the FA Cup winners get?
Both sides are guaranteed another £1.8m from the final, which is awarded to the losing side, while the winners take home £3.6m as well as the trophy.
Because of the prize money that City and Watford have already secured this season, it means both finalists will finish the campaign with a cash injection of at least £5m.
How much is won from each FA Cup round?
Extra preliminary round winners – £2,250 (losers receive £750)
Preliminary round winners – £2,890 (£960)
First round qualifying winners – £6,000
Second Round Qualifying winners – £9,000
Third Round Qualifying winners – £15,000
Fourth Round Qualifying winners – £25,000
First Round Proper winners – £36,000
Second Round Proper winners – £54,000
Third Round Proper winners – £135,000
Fourth Round Proper winners – £180,000
Fifth Round Proper winners – £360,000
Quarter-Final winners – £720,000
Semi-Final winners – £1,800,000
Semi-Final losers – £900,000
Final runners-up – £1,800,000
Final winners – £3,600,000