Fifth-Round FA Cup Draw: Man City to Face Luton, Maidstone United vs Sheffield Wednesday or Coventry

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National League South club Maidstone United achieved a remarkable upset in the FA Cup by securing a 2-1 victory over Ipswich on Saturday. This victory has earned them a spot in the last 16 of the FA Cup, where they will face another Championship team. The fifth-round matches of the FA Cup are scheduled to take place during the week commencing February 26.

Maidstone United, a non-league side, has been drawn to travel to Sheffield Wednesday or Coventry in the FA Cup fifth round. Meanwhile, holders Manchester City will be making a trip to Luton for their fixture. The draw has been met with excitement from Maidstone United, who see it as a huge achievement to have reached this stage. The club’s focus is on preparing for the upcoming game and putting in another strong performance.

The schedule for the fifth-round matches includes Blackburn or Wrexham vs Newcastle, Chelsea or Aston Villa vs Leeds or Plymouth, Bournemouth vs Leicester, Liverpool vs Watford or Southampton, Bristol City or Nottingham Forest vs Manchester United, Wolves vs Brighton, Sheffield Wednesday or Coventry vs Maidstone United, and Luton Town vs Manchester City. The matches are set to commence during the week starting Monday, February 26.

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