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Carabao Cup

Carabao Cup Final: Accreditation Notice

26 January 2018

Football DataCo, on behalf of the EFL, is now receiving applications for media accreditation to the Carabao Cup Final between Arsenal and Manchester City at 4:30pm on Sunday 25th February 2018 at Wembley Stadium.

Please read the instructions below before making your application.

BROADCASTERS (Rights Holders)

Broadcast rights holders (television and radio) will be contacted today with relevant accreditation forms to apply. All forms must be submitted by 5:00pm on Wednesday 14th February.

Any queries relating directly to broadcast rights holders’ accreditation please contact:

Beverley Smith
EFL Broadcast and Fixtures Officer
Tel: 01772 325944



All applications for print media, photographers and broadcasters (non-rights holders) must be made via the Internet Press Booking System (i-PBS). Email, telephone or faxed requests will not be accepted.

To access the i-PBS system, please visit the Football DataCo website,

Please also note that login details will be required to access the system. Requests for login details should be directed to

All applications must be received by 5:00pm on Wednesday 14th February.

Applicants will receive an e-mail confirming whether the application has been successful at the beginning of w/c Monday 19th February.

For more information, contact:
Kelly Buckley
Football DataCo
Tel: 020 7864 9163


Only journalists and photographers representing organisations licensed by the EFL and/or Premier League will be admitted.

Passes will be issued to WORKING JOURNALISTS and PHOTOGRAPHERS ONLY. No under-16’s will be admitted to working areas.


Kelly Buckley
Football DataCo
Tel: 020 7864 9163


All accredited broadcasters, journalists and photographers are required to bring proof of identity to the match.

Only the following forms of identification are considered acceptable:

· EFL/Premier League Identity Card • UK Press Card • AIPS Card


All press & photographers will be given broadband internet access at their desks/pitch side and in their work rooms.

To request an ISDN or phone line, please complete the order form and send to by no later than 5:00pm on Wednesday 14th February.

Click here for a downloadable order form.


Unfortunately, we cannot provide media parking at Wembley Stadium for this match, but passes are available to purchase at

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