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The Emirates FA Cup: Men & Women’s Fifth Round Draw & Key Dates

Wayne Rooney could face former club Manchester United in the FA Cup fifth round if Derby beat Northampton in their replay, while Chelsea will host either Liverpool or Shrewsbury.

Liverpool’s replay with Shrewsbury will also take place on February 4 and Jurgen Klopp has already promised to play “the kids” at Anfield.

If the Liverpool youngsters see off their League One opponents, they will face rivals Chelsea in a repeat of the 2012 FA Cup final.

Manchester City, who won the trophy last year with a 6-0 thrashing of Watford, will travel to Championship side Sheffield Wednesday.

Arsenal will play 2008 winners Portsmouth at Fratton Park after beating Bournemouth 2-1 on Monday night.

Tottenham or Southampton, who face a replay in north London, will host Norwich, while Leicester will host Coventry or Birmingham.

Championship leaders West Brom have been handed a home tie against the winners of Newcastle and Oxford’s replay, while Reading or Cardiff will host Sheffield United.

The fifth-round fixtures will take place in the week commencing Monday, March 2. The FA have scrapped replays should any of the fifth-round games be drawn as part of their commitment to a winter break in February for Premier League sides.

FA Cup fifth-round draw in full

Sheffield Wednesday vs Manchester City

Reading/Cardiff vs Sheffield United

Chelsea vs Shrewsbury/Liverpool

West Brom vs Newcastle/Oxford

Leicester vs Coventry/Birmingham

Northampton/Derby vs Manchester United

Southampton/Tottenham vs Norwich

Portsmouth vs Arsenal

FA Cup key dates

Replays: February 4

Fifth round: March 2-5

Quarter-final: Saturday March 21

Semi-final: Saturday April 18/19

Final: Saturday May 23

The Women fifth-round fixtures will take place in the week commencing Monday, March 2.

Women’s FA Cup fifth-round fixtures

Bristol City vs Everton

Coventry vs Tottenham

Leicester vs Reading

Southampton/Crystal Palace vs Brighton

Manchester City vs Ipswich

Arsenal vs Lewes

Sunderland vs Birmingham

Chelsea vs Liverpool

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