FA Cup 5th Round 2024 Preview

  • Intro
  • FA Cup 5th Round Preview
    • Fixture
    • Date
    • Brief match preview per fixture
  • Road To Wembley [FA Cup Semi Finals] 
  • FA Cup Final
  • Wembley Stadium Hospitality

The Emirates FA Cup stands as an emblem of tradition, passion, and pure footballing drama within the realm of English football. Established in 1871, it is the oldest national football competition in the world, boasting a rich tapestry of historic moments and underdog triumphs. Renowned for its captivating knockout format, where clubs from various tiers of English football clash in pursuit of glory, the FA Cup annually captivates millions of fans worldwide. With its illustrious history and penchant for producing unforgettable matches, the Emirates FA Cup remains a cherished symbol of the beautiful game’s enduring allure and unpredictability.

As the Emirates FA Cup 5th round approaches closer, do not miss out on the chance to Witness Jurgen Klopp’s side aim to proceed further in this highly anticipated competition with exclusive Liverpool hospitality packages or even The Blues upcoming clash against Leeds United with official Chelsea hospitality packages.

FA Cup 5th Round Preview

The FA Cup 5th Round draw marks a pivotal moment in the prestigious tournament, igniting anticipation and excitement among football fans worldwide. As the competition progresses, teams from diverse footballing backgrounds eagerly await their fate, as the draw determines the matchups that will shape the next stage of the journey towards FA Cup glory. This stage often sees a blend of top-flight giants, plucky underdogs, and lower-league sensations vying for a coveted place in the quarter-finals.

The 5th Round of the Emirates FA Cup will see the following teams clash:



Monday 26 February 2024

Coventry v Maidstone United

Tuesday 27 February 2024

Bournemouth v Leicester City

Tuesday 27 February 2024

Blackburn Rovers v Newcastle United

Tuesday 27 February 2024

Luton Town v Manchester City

Wednesday 28 February 2024

Chelsea v Leeds United

Wednesday 28 February 2024

Nottingham Forest v Manchester United

Wednesday 28 February 2024

Wolves v Brighton & Hove Albion

Wednesday 28 February 2024

Liverpool v Southampton

Maidstone United v Coventry City

Maidstone United orchestrated one of the most remarkable upsets in FA Cup history, securing passage to the fifth round with a stunning 2-1 triumph over Portman Road’s Championship contenders, Ipswich Town. Hailing from the National League South, a staggering 98 positions below Ipswich in the football pyramid, Maidstone etched their names in the annals of the competition’s lore by achieving what no team outside the top five tiers had accomplished since Blyth Spartans in 1978.

Now, they face another formidable challenge in Coventry City, as they aim to defy the odds once again and etch their names further into FA Cup folklore. The stage is set for a captivating encounter as Maidstone United, fueled by passion and determination, continue their quest for glory in English football’s oldest and most prestigious knockout competition.

Do not miss the chance to witness any of these teams quest for glory on the field at Wembley Stadium for the FA Cup Semi Final or FA Cup Final should either of them proceed further in this ever so intense football competition.

AFC Bournemouth v Leicester City

AFC Bournemouth is not only gearing up for an intense showdown but also relishing the opportunity to test their mettle against Premier League opposition in Leicester City. Following their resounding 5-0 victory over Swansea City in the previous round, Bournemouth’s spirits are high, and they are eager to carry their momentum forward. As they prepare to face the Foxes, Bournemouth understands the challenge that lies ahead. Leicester City, boasting a strong squad and top-flight experience, will undoubtedly provide a stern test for the Championship side.

Adding to the anticipation surrounding this FA Cup clash is the fact that AFC Bournemouth has never before crossed paths with Leicester City in the Emirates FA Cup. This unique encounter adds an extra layer of intrigue to the fixture, as both teams venture into uncharted territory. The absence of prior meetings in this competition only heightens the excitement and unpredictability surrounding their upcoming battle on the pitch.

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Blackburn Rovers v Newcastle United

Blackburn Rovers, who clinched the Premier League title in the 1994/95 season, recently dominated League Two side Wrexham with a commanding 4-1 triumph at their home ground, Ewood Park. This impressive victory propels them into the next round of the Emirates FA Cup, where they are now slated to host the Magpies. Newcastle United, after a hard-fought battle, secured their spot in the last 16 of the competition by triumphing over Fulham with a 2-0 victory. Notably, this marks only the second time in the past 18 years that Newcastle has progressed to this stage of the FA Cup, adding an extra layer of significance to their upcoming battle against Blackburn Rovers.

The forthcoming clash between Blackburn Rovers and Newcastle United in the fifth round of the Emirates FA Cup is steeped in historical significance. Both clubs boast an illustrious FA Cup pedigree, having triumphed six times in the competition’s storied history. This shared legacy of success adds an extra layer of intensity and rivalry to their upcoming encounter, as each team seeks to further their storied FA Cup legacy.

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Luton Town v Manchester City

Luton Tiwn’s journey to the fifth round of the Emirates FA Cup has been marked by resilience and determination. They overcame League One’s Bolton Wanderers in a replay during the third round and secured a noteworthy 2-1 victory at Everton to advance. In contrast, Manchester City’s path to this stage has been smoother, with commanding wins against Huddersfield Town and Tottenham Hotspur. Now, Luton Town face the formidable challenge of taking on the Premier League powerhouse, setting the stage for an intriguing matchup filled with excitement and the potential for an upset in the prestigious FA Cup.

The FA Cup clash between Manchester City and Luton Town last occurred in 1969, with Luton enduring a narrow 1-0 defeat at Manchester City’s iconic home ground, the Etihad Stadium. This historic meeting serves as a reminder of the enduring rivalry between the two clubs, spanning decades of footballing history. As they prepare to renew acquaintances on the FA Cup stage, both Manchester City and Luton Town will undoubtedly draw inspiration from the past while striving to script a new chapter of drama and excitement in their storied rivalry.

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Chelsea v Leeds United

The Emirates FA Cup’s fifth round promises exhilarating clashes, with Chelsea set to face Leeds United in a highly anticipated encounter. Chelsea advanced to this stage with a stunning 3-1 victory against Aston Villa at Villa Park in the fourth round, showcasing their prowess on the road. Meanwhile, Leeds secured their position in the fifth round by overpowering Plymouth Argyle with a commanding 4-1 win at Elland Road.

Chelsea and Leeds have not met in the final since 1970, a historic occasion where the Blues emerged victorious with a hard-fought 2-1 win. This significant encounter adds an extra layer of intrigue to their upcoming clash in the Emirates FA Cup fifth round.

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Nottingham Forest v Manchester United

Nottingham Forest is poised for a captivating clash against Manchester United in the Emirates FA Cup fifth round, following a dramatic replay at the City Ground. Forest initially seized the lead with Divock Origi’s early goal, but Jason Knight’s equalizer for Nuno Espirito Santo’s side forced the game into extra time, ultimately culminating in a 1-1 draw and Forest emerging triumphant 5-3 on penalties.

Despite United’s recent successes against Forest in other competitions, their historical advantage in FA Cup meetings favors the Nottingham side, who have triumphed in the first four ties without conceding a goal. As the two teams prepare to renew their rivalry on the FA Cup stage, fans eagerly await another chapter in their storied history, bracing themselves for a thrilling encounter filled with drama and excitement.

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Wolves v Brighton & Hove Albion

Brighton and Hove Albion is set to square off against Wolverhampton Wanderers in the FA Cup 5th round at Molineux. While their most recent encounter ended in a goalless draw, Albion notably triumphed with a commanding 4-1 victory in the away fixture last August. This impending match marks their first FA Cup meeting since the early 1980s. Scheduled for the week starting Monday, February 26, anticipation runs high for this clash. Albion secured their place in the draw with a resounding 5-2 win against Sheffield United at Bramall Lane.

As Wolverhampton Wanderers prepare to face Brighton and Hove Albion, the anticipation is palpable among fans and players alike. This FA Cup clash not only offers a chance for redemption following their previous draw but also serves as an opportunity for Wolves to showcase their strength and determination on the grand stage. With memories of their impressive away victory still fresh, Wolves enter the match with confidence, eager to replicate their success and secure a coveted spot in the next round.

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Liverpool v Southampton

Liverpool is gearing up for a highly anticipated clash against Southampton in the Emirates FA Cup, marking their first encounter since the thrilling 4-4 draw at St Mary’s on the final day of the previous Premier League season. This upcoming fixture will also signify the 20th meeting of Jurgen Klopp’s tenure, adding further significance to the occasion. Southampton, now under the management of Russell Martin, have been in impressive form, currently sitting second in the Championship with Adam Armstrong leading the charge as their top scorer.

Liverpool secured their berth in the fifth round of the Emirates FA Cup with an authoritative 5-2 triumph over Norwich, showcasing their prowess and determination on the field. Meanwhile, Southampton solidified their position with a convincing 3-0 victory against Watford, demonstrating their resilience and skill in the competition. As both teams celebrate their victories and look ahead to the next stage, they face the prospect of a challenging encounter against each other in the fifth round.

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Road To Wembley

The FA Cup semi-final is a pivotal stage in the competition, where the remaining teams vie for a coveted spot in the final, marking the culmination of months of intense competition. This stage typically features four of the top teams in English football, each determined to secure silverware and etch their names in FA Cup history. The semi-finals are often held at neutral venues, adding an extra layer of excitement and anticipation to the proceedings as fans from all clubs descend upon the stadium to witness the action unfold.

The stage was set for a thrilling showdown at Wembley Stadium during the 2023 Emirates FA Cup Semi-Finals. Manchester City faced off against Sheffield United in a highly anticipated clash, emerging victorious with a resounding 3-0 win. The following day, Manchester United went head-to-head with Brighton & Hove Albion in a hard-fought battle that concluded in a goalless draw after extra time, intensifying the drama. The fate of the match rested on a penalty shootout, where Manchester United emerged triumphant with a nerve-wracking 7-6 victory.

Now four more teams are set to take the pitch at Wembley Stadium in the bid to reach the final of this highly anticipated competition. Do not miss out with official Emirates FA Cup Semi Final VIP Tickets and hospitality packages from Club Wembley Travel Agent Hospitality Centre.

FA Cup Final

In the 2023 Emirates FA Cup Final, Manchester City triumphed over Manchester United with a scoreline of 2-1. İlkay Gündoğan made history by scoring the fastest goal in FA Cup Final history just 12 seconds into the match, followed by his second goal in the 51st minute. Despite Bruno Fernandes equalizing for United with a controversial penalty, City maintained their pressure throughout the game. Both teams had their opportunities in the second half, with Gündoğan’s disallowed goal and United’s late attempts at an equalizer. Ultimately, after six minutes of stoppage time, City emerged victorious, securing the FA Cup title for 2023.

Now both teams participating once again in the FA Cup competition, could we see Manchester Utd’s redemption or a repeat of success from City in 2024? Find out how to secure official FA Cup Final hospitality packages to ensure you witness history on the pitch at Wembley Stadium.

Wembley Stadium Hospitality

Hospitality Centre is honored to serve as an Official Overseas Travel Agent for Club Wembley VIP tickets and hospitality experiences. Catering to a diverse array of VIP guests from around the globe, we take immense pride in delivering top-tier hospitality services at numerous prestigious events held at Wembley Stadium.

With a plethora of events ranging from England football matches to the Emirates FA Cup Final and Semi-Finals, Carabao Cup Final, FA Community Shield, NFL London Games, the opportunities for immersive experiences are boundless, especially with official Wembley Stadium hospitality packages. Whether you’re a sports enthusiast or a music lover, there’s something for everyone to enjoy while indulging in the unparalleled luxury and hospitality offered at Wembley Stadium.


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