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Join Michael Butler to find out which teams will face off in the FA Cup fifth round.



For anyone interested in finding out more about Lewes FC, this is an excellent interview with former Lioness Claire Rafferty, who is a director at the club.

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Women’s FA Cup fifth-round draw


The Women’s FA Cup fifth-round draw is complete, and there’s an absolute blockbuster game between Chelsea and Arsenal to lead the line-up. But also watch out for Cardiff City Ladies, not to be confused with Cardiff City Women, who face Lewes.



There is one last fourth-round fixture to complete (save for the replays). I’m also liveblogging Derby v West Ham – the Tyrone Mears Derby – as absolutely nobody is billing it. Join me here after the draw.

Related: Derby County v West Ham United: FA Cup fourth round – live



If you didn’t catch Wrexham’s action-packed 3-3 draw with Sheffield United on Sunday, you really missed out. The word ‘thriller’, ‘epic’, or in this case – ‘cracker’ – can sometimes get thrown around to sell a match report but it’s hard to summarise how good this cup tie was in just a dozen words, with the Welsh underdogs going toe-to-toe with their Premier League-bound opponents.

It had a bit of everything: a talismanic scouser (in the form of Paul Mullin) tearing about the joint like a young Wayne Rooney, a last-minute equaliser, a crumbling ground full of character, full-bloodied tackles flying in, Jonathan Pearce going bananas on BBC commentary, Wrexham FA Cup legend Micky Thomas doing similar things in the stands (goodness knows where the Bootlegger is right now), a controversial red card, five second-half goals, and even a sprinkling of Hollywood dust in the form of Ryan Reynolds. Woof.

Naturally the pick of the post-match reaction belonged to the unlikely pairing of Blake Lively – who admitted to her 37 million followers that the “crippling anxiety” of the cup is very much alive – and Mullin, Wrexham’s No 10, who was a little heartbroken at his side’s result but seems ready to go again for the replay at Bramall Lane.

And so we arrive at the fifth-round draw. Some of the Premier League’s finest are out (Liverpool, Arsenal, Chelsea, Newcastle), and while Wrexham are the only non-league side left, they still have League Two’s Grimsby Town and a smattering of League One sides for company further down the English footballing pyramid.

Here are the teams (and corresponding numbers) for the draw, which will take place at 7pm GMT.

1 Tottenham Hotspur

2 Southampton

3 Wrexham or Sheffield United

4 Ipswich Town or Burnley

5 Manchester United

6 Luton Town or Grimsby Town

7 Derby County or West Ham United

8 Stoke City

9 Blackburn Rovers or Birmingham City

10 Leicester City

11 Sheffield Wednesday or Fleetwood Town

12 Manchester City

13 Bristol City

14 Brighton & Hove Albion

15 Fulham or Sunderland

16 Leeds United

Just nine Premier League teams remain. Lower-league sides will be hoping for a plum draw at Old Trafford or the Etihad, but there is also a real opportunity to go even further in his competition, if one of the bigger sides don’t come their way.

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