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Accreditation: EFL Cup Final


Wembley Stadium

Image by: Andrew Matthews/EMPICS Sport


11:45 27th January 2017

by EFL

Football DataCo, on behalf of the EFL, is now receiving applications for media accreditation to the EFL Cup Final between Manchester United and Southampton.

The match takes place on Sunday 26th February 2017 at Wembley Stadium.

Please read the instructions below before making your application.


Broadcasters (television and radio) are required in the first instance to contact:

Kelly Williams
Football DataCo
Tel: 020 7864 9163

Rob Meaden
EFL Senior Media Manager
Mobile: 07890 561448



All applications 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 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 15 February.

Applicants will receive an e-mail confirming whether the application has been successful at the beginning of w/c Monday 20 February.


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 Williams
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


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 below and send to by no later than 5.00pm on Wednesday 15th February.

Click here to view the order form


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

*Please note: 4.30pm kick-off time is subject to change based on police intelligence

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