When is the FA Cup fifth round draw? Start time and how to watch on TV
Posted by  badge Boss on Jan 30
The famous trophy is up for grabs again (Picture: Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

The fourth round of the has been fiercely contested in grounds the length and breadth of the country so far this weekend.

A number of teams have already booked their place in the draw for the fifth round, such as , who from the titanic tie with Arsenal on Friday night.

There were also wins for and , who navigated potential upsets from Championship duo Reading and Preston respectively.

So, what time is the FA Cup fifth round draw and how can fans watch it on TV?

Here are the all important details.

What time is the FA Cup fifth round draw?

The draw for the fifth round of the FA Cup will take place live on on Monday, January 30 from 7pm.

The draw will also be live streamed on the BBC iPlayer.

Manchester United put Reading to the sword in the fourth round (Picture: Naomi Baker/Getty Images)

A total of will be in the hat for Monday’s draw.

When will the FA Cup fifth round games be played?

The fifth round of the will take place from Wednesday, March 1.

This is the first time this season that a whole round will take place exclusively during midweek.

Replays will not be used in the fifth round, having been scrapped in an attempt to ease congestion in the domestic football calendar.

Instead, fifth round ties finishing level will head straight to extra-time, and if required, penalties.

How to watch the FA Cup fifth round on TV

A number of FA Cup fifth round games will be shown live on either BBC or ITV.

So far in the competition, matches have been broadcast across BBC One, the BBC Red Button, ITV 1 and ITV 4, with ties available to stream on the BBC iPlayer and ITVX.

The fifth round TV selection will take place following the conclusion of the fourth round.

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