When is the FA Cup draw? Start time, TV channel, live stream, ball numbers for fifth round today

When is the FA Cup draw? Start time, TV channel, live stream, ball numbers for fifth round today

The FA Cup draw takes place tonight with Tottenham, Manchester United and Manchester City all awaiting their fifth-round fate.

City beat Premier League title rivals Arsenal in a heavyweight fourth-round clash on Friday night, before Manchester United and Tottenham saw off Championship opposition in Reading and Preston respectively, leaving the three clubs as the strongest left in the competition.

Fulham, however, were made to wait as they prepare for a replay against second-tier Sunderland after drawing at Craven Cottage on Saturday. West Ham, meanwhile, are in action against League One promotion-chasers Derby on Monday evening.


A trip to Wembley is now only a round away from those who make it into this stage of the world’s oldest cup competition as expectation and excitement grows for the participants.

Here’s everything you need to know about the FA Cup fifth-round draw...

When is the FA Cup draw?

The draw for the fifth round of the FA Cup takes place on Monday January 30, 2023.

It will commence during the One Show on BBC One from 7pm GMT, with eight ties drawn.

How can I watch the FA Cup draw?

TV channel: In the UK, the draw will be broadcast live and free-to-air on BBC One before West Ham’s trip to Derby.

Live stream: You can also watch the draw via either the BBC Sport website or BBC iPlayer, as well as on the official FA Cup Twitter and Facebook pages.

LIVE coverage: Follow the fifth-round draw live with Standard Sport’s dedicated blog.

When will the FA Cup fifth round be played?

The fifth-round ties will take place during the week commencing Monday February 27, 2023.

FA Cup draw ball numbers

1 Tottenham

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

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

15 Fulham or Sunderland

16 Leeds United