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BBC reveal a choice of two FA Cup fifth round games each night

BBC reveal a choice of two FA Cup fifth round games each night, it’s been revealed today, for games taking place Tuesday and Wednesday of next week.

As BBC One televises an Chelsea v Liverpool on Tuesday, they will also stream West Brom v Newcastle on BBC iPlayer, the BBC Sport website and app.

On Wednesday, Sheffield Wednesday v Manchester City will be again on BBC while Tottenham v Norwich will run alongside on iPlayer.

Highlights of the other fifth-round ties will also be shown to keep those tuning in updated and happy, with the sixth round draw following Wednesday’s matches.

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It comes following the success of BBC iPlayer’s pop-up channel which came about in the fourth round. As well as the two live games and highlights, there will be classic fifth round games from the BBC archive.

There are no replays for this stage of the FA Cup, so all ties will be decided on the night and if they are level after 90 minutes, extra time and penalties will decide who goes through.

League One Portsmouth – the lowest-ranked club left in the competition – and 13-time winners Arsenal, will be shown on BT Sport on Monday at 7:45pm.

BT Sport will also show Derby County v Manchester United on Thursday (7:45pm), with the Rams’ Wayne Rooney potentially facing his old Premier League side.

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