When is the FA Cup 5th round draw? Date and start time as clubs learn fate

The balls are about to drop into the pot.


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The oldest football competition in the world continues with the eight ties in the FA Cup fifth round set to be decided.

Premier League big boys including Manchester City, Manchester United and Liverpool will fancy their chances of being involved as they all face lower-league opposition in round four, while defending champions Leicester must beat East Midlands rivals Nottingham Forest if they’re to progress to the last 16.


There are two non-league clubs hoping to reach the fifth round but Kidderminster Harriers face the daunting task of hosting West Ham, and Boreham Wood travel to Championship promotion hopefuls Bournemouth.

With Wembley in sight, eyes are focused firmly on the prize – and you’ll find everything you need to know about the FA Cup fifth-round draw below.

FA Cup 5th Round Draw Date

The FA Cup fifth-round draw is set to take place at 11.40am on Sunday, February 6. You can follow coverage of the ceremony on ITV ahead of the fourth-round tie between Liverpool v Cardiff.

FA Cup 5th Round Fixture Dates

They’re squeezing the ties into a jam-packed fixture list this season so the FA Cup fifth-round fixtures are initially pencilled in to take place on Wednesday, March 2.

FA Cup Winner Odds

We’ve taken a look at Paddy Power’s FA Cup Winner betting market ahead of the fourth-round ties.

Manchester City are the favourites to clinch the FA Cup for the first time since trouncing Watford in the 2019 final. Pep Guardiola’s outfit host Championship leaders Fulham in round four.

Carabao Cup finalists Liverpool also face Championship opposition in the fourth round as they welcome Cardiff to Anfield. The Reds have yet to lift the FA Cup in the Jurgen Klopp era.

Chelsea, the other Carabao Cup finalists, will fancy their chances of reaching round five as the Champions League winners host League One side Plymouth Argyle this weekend. The Blues have not won the competition since a 1-0 win over Manchester United in the 2018 final.

FA Cup Tips

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