THIS season’s FA Cup winners are set to financial institution simply half what final 12 months’s victors claimed – at £3.4million.
Arsenal scooped a complete £6.8m for beating Chelsea at Wembley in May.
Hefty prizes from their wins in earlier rounds added to a £3.6m payment for going all the best way.
However The FA are chopping again on the pot for the 2020-21 version of the event.
No replays or followers, at the least for the overwhelming majority of matches, means a really totally different really feel to the world’s oldest cup competitors.
This weekend’s third-round match winners will obtain £61,500, down from £135,000.
Even the workforce crashing out at this stage, be it by a defeat or a coronavirus outbreak, will take dwelling simply over £20,000 for his or her troubles.
Prize cash bumps as much as £90,000 for successful within the fourth spherical, with £180,000 on provide within the fifth.
Arsenal banked some much-needed money with their cup win in CouldCredit score: PA:Press Affiliation
Quarter-final victors will earn £360,000 and £900,000 will go to every of the semi-final winners.
Even the aspect that loses the semi-final will take dwelling the not-inconsiderable quantity of £450,000.
The workforce that goes all the best way will pocket £1.8m from the ultimate, which means a complete £3.4m banked all through the event.
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Chelsea had been awarded £1.8m for shedding final season’s showpiece, a payment lower by 50 per cent according to different financial savings this time round, to £900,000.
The wholesale reductions mark a hasty retreat from FA bosses in making an attempt to additional incentivise the competitors.
Prize cash was doubled in 2018-19 to encourage sides to take the FA Cup extra significantly, however has now been in the reduction of all the way down to its authentic dimension.
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