Carabao Cup final 2023 tickets: how to get a ticket to Newcastle vs Man Utd EFL Cup Wembley final - and prices

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Newcastle United face Manchester United in a repeat of the 1999 FA Cup final at Wembley when the two meet for their Carabao Cup 2023 showdown

Eddie Howe’s side are aiming to avenge their loss from 24 years. The Magpies are chasing their first ever Carabao Cup title. Newcastle are also looking to end their 54 year wait for a major domestic honour - the club’s last piece of silverware came in the Inter Cities Fairs Cup back in 1969.

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Man Utd are hoping to return to the top of English football and they are chasing their first trophy for six years - the Red Devils last major honour came in 2017 when Jose Mourinho guided them to a Europa League triumph.

Tickets are likely to be in high demand for both sets of supporters, but when do Carabao Cup final tickets go on sale and how can fans get tickets for the big game? Here is everything you need to know.

When is the Carabao Cup final?

The 2023 Carabao Cup final takes place at Wembley Stadium on Sunday 26 February.

Anthony Martial celebrates with Marcus Rashford of Manchester United during semi-final win over Nottingham Forest. (Getty Images)Anthony Martial celebrates with Marcus Rashford of Manchester United during semi-final win over Nottingham Forest. (Getty Images)
Anthony Martial celebrates with Marcus Rashford of Manchester United during semi-final win over Nottingham Forest. (Getty Images) | Getty Images

It will be Newcastle’s first cup final appearance in 24 years and their first ever final at Wembley Stadium since it reopened in 2007.

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What time is kick off?

The 2023 Carabao Cup final between Newcastle and Manchester United has a kick off time of 4.30pm. Those not attending the game will be able to watch live coverage of the final on Sky Sports Football and Sky Sports Main Event. The game can also be streamed on SkyGo which is available for customers to download on their mobile phone and electronic device.

How to get Newcastle United tickets

Newcastle United are back in a major cup final for the first time since 1999 and fans are desperate to get their hands on tickets.

In previous years each club has been allocated around 33,000 tickets each, with the remainder of the 90,000 being allocated to corporate seats, VIPs and the media. Newcastle United have officially released tickets for the final on the website which are sold on a first come first served basis.

Newcastle last reached the FA Cup final in 1999 when they were managed by Ruud Gullit. (Getty Images)Newcastle last reached the FA Cup final in 1999 when they were managed by Ruud Gullit. (Getty Images)
Newcastle last reached the FA Cup final in 1999 when they were managed by Ruud Gullit. (Getty Images) | Getty Images

Previous attendees, members and season ticket holders have been granted first access to tickets. Fans are able to purchase a total of six tickets per transaction. The club has split fans into priority periods based on eligibility. Period 1 will be given first dibs on tickets which are sold on the Newcastle United website.

The priority periods for the game are as follows:

Period 1:

  • Season ticket holders with 25+ loyalty points who have attended at least one Carabao Cup match during the 2022/23 campaign.
  • Tickets on sale from: Monday, 6 February at 10am (all times GMT)
  • Ticket sales period closes: Tuesday, 7 February at 8am

Period 2:

  • Season ticket holders that have attended four home and at least one of the away Carabao Cup matches during the 2022/23 campaign.
  • Tickets on sale from: Tuesday 7 February at 10am
  • Ticket sales period closes: Wednesday 8 February at 8am

Period 3:

  • Season ticket holders that have attended three or four home Carabao Cup matches during the 2022/23 campaign.
  • Tickets on sale from: Wednesday 8 February at 10am
  • Ticket sales period closes: Thursday 9 February at 8am

Period 4:

  • Season ticket holders that have attended one or two home Carabao Cup matches during the 2022/23 campaign.
  • Ballot opens: Thursday, 9 February at 10am
  • Ballot closes: Friday, 10 February at 8am
  • Successful applications notified by: 5pm on Tuesday, 14 February

Period 5:

  • Season ticket holders that have not attended a Carabao Cup match during the 2022/23 campaign.
  • Ballot opens: Friday, 10 February at 10am
  • Ballot closes: Saturday, 11 February at 8am
  • Successful applications notified by: 5pm on Tuesday, 14 February

Period 6:

  • Members that have attended at least one home Carabao Cup match during the 2022/23 campaign
  • Ballot opens: Saturday 11 February at 10am
  • Ballot closes: Sunday 12 February at 8am
  • Successful applications notified by: 5pm on Tuesday, 14 February

Period 7:

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  • Supporters with a previous purchase history that have attended at least one home Carabao Cup match during the 2022/23 campaign
  • Ballot opens: Sunday 12 February at 10am
  • Ballot closes: Monday 13 February at 8am.
  • Successful applications notified by: 5pm on Tuesday, 14 February.

How to get Manchester United tickets

The Manchester United official website states that applications will be prioritised from Executive Club Members, wheelchair user Season Ticket holders and Full Season Ticket holders (including amenity) who have purchased a ticket for all home cup games this season.

To apply for tickets, fans are advised to follow these instructions:

Step 1: Log in to your account on the Manchester United website.

Step 2: Ensure you have created ‘linked accounts’ with the supporters you wish to apply with.

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Step 3: Go to tickets.manutd.com/ballots (this game will show until 8am Wed 8 Feb).

Step 4: Select the game from those listed, and follow the on-screen instructions to complete your application. Click on the relevant Category to view pricing.

Applications are open until 8am Wednesday 8 February. A ballot will then be processed over the weekend and results will be communicated by email no later than 5pm on Monday 13th February.

How much are tickets for the Carabao Cup final?

Pricing categories at Wembley Stadium are split into five sections. Category one tickets, the highest price available in level one, are priced at £100 for adults, £75 for young adults and £50 for concessions.

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This tiered down to category five where adult tickets were £40, £30 for young adults and £20 for concessions.

  • Category 1 - £100 Adults | £75 Young Adult | £50 Conc.
  • Category 2 - £90 Adults | £67.50 Young Adult | £45 Conc.
  • Category 3 - £72 Adults | £54 Young Adult | £36 Conc.
  • Category 4 - £56 Adults | £42 Young Adult | £28 Conc.
  • Category 5 - £40 Adults | £30 Young Adult| £20 Conc.

Fans can also attend the game by purchasing a Club Wembley membership.

Club Wembley is the only way to guarantee premium seating and hospitality packages for the Carabao Cup Final. There are six various memberships available which provide you with a luxurious experience whilst attending the game.

A Club Wembley membership also entitles you to VIP access to both FA Cup semi-finals and the FA Cup final.

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