The 2022-23 FA Cup is beginning to heat up as the competition enters the business end, with a few big hitters destined to bow out, while a few of the smaller teams still retain belief in the famed 'magic of the cup'.
As the fourth round will soon be completed, the fifth round, featuring the last 16 teams, looms into view and the draw is just around the corner.
So when exactly is the FA Cup fifth-round draw and where can you watch it? GOAL brings you everything you need to know, such as date, time, TV channel, ball numbers and more.
When is the FA Cup fifth-round draw?
|What:||2022-23 FA Cup fifth-round draw|
|When:||January 30, 2023|
|TV channel & stream:||BBC One / BBC iPlayer|
The draw for the 2022-23 FA Cup fifth round is scheduled to take place on Monday, January 30.
It will begin ahead of the final match of the fourth round between Derby County and West Ham.
Where to watch the FA Cup fifth-round draw
BBC One will broadcast the 2022-23 FA Cup fifth-round draw live on The One Show. The programme begins at 7pm GMT (2pm ET). It is presented by former Newcastle United and Tottenham midfielder Jermaine Jenas, alongside Boyzone singer Ronan Keating and Welsh television presenter Alex Jones.
The FA Cup fifth-round draw will also be available to stream live on the BBC iPlayer or the official FA Cup Twitter and Facebook pages.
- FA Cup games can be watched live on ESPN Plus (ESPN+) in the U.S. - find out more here.
- See GOAL's football on UK TV guide for games on today
- See GOAL's soccer on U.S. TV guide for games on today
Which teams are in the FA Cup fifth round?
A total of 16 teams - the winners from the fourth round - will feature in the FA Cup fifth round. They will be paired into eight ties and it is an open draw, with no seeding or restrictions.
FA Cup fifth-round ball numbers
The ball numbers for the draw can be seen below.
- Wrexham or Sheffield United
- Ipswich Town or Burnley
- Manchester United
- Luton Town or Grimsby Town
- Derby County or West Ham
- Stoke City
- Blackburn Rovers or Birmingham City
- Leicester City
- Sheffield Wednesday or Fleetwood Town
- Manchester City
- Bristol City
- Fulham or Sunderland
- Leeds United
When is the FA Cup fifth round played?
The FA Cup fifth round is scheduled to be played in the week commencing February 27.
Games will be played across the week and dates will be confirmed once the draw is made and fixtures are set.