What are the FA Cup 5th round draw ball numbers, and how can I watch for free? – The SunJanuary 27, 2020
IT'S that time again as the remaining teams in the FA Cup learn their fate.
This weekend has seen a number of pulsating fourth round ties, with League One teams Shrewsbury and Oxford both in the hat after draws against Liverpool and Newcastle.
Elsewhere there were wins for holders Man City and Man Utd, with the latter putting six past Tranmere at Prenton Park.
What are the FA Cup 5th round draw ball numbers?
THIS year's draw will be held BEFORE the final fourth round clash between Arsenal and Bournemouth.
As such, those two will know who they will face before they do battle at the Vitality Stadium.
Whoever wins that tie will be No6, while the holders are lucky No13 and Shrewsbury/Liverpool No16.
The ball numbers in full are:
- 1 Manchester United
- 2 Chelsea
- 3 Southampton or Tottenham Hotspur
- 4 Sheffield Wednesday
- 5 AFC Bournemouth or Arsenal
- 6 Northampton Town or Derby County
- 7 Leicester City
- 8 Sheffield United
- 9 Reading or Cardiff City
- 10 West Bromwich Albion
- 11 Norwich City
- 12 Coventry City or Birmingham City
- 13 Manchester City
- 14 Newcastle United or Oxford United
- 15 Portsmouth
- 16 Shrewsbury Town or Liverpool
How can I watch for free?
YOU can catch the draw in it's entirety on free-to-air TV in the UK.
It will be broadcast at 7.19pm on BBC ONE's The One Show.
If you want to stream the action, head to the BBC iPlayer where you can also watch the programme from the beginning if you're late to the party.
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