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FA Cup fifth round draw confirmed as non-league Maidstone face former winners and holders Man City face Luton

NON-LEAGUE MAIDSTONE will face either Sheffield Wednesday or Coventry in the FA Cup fifth round.

The National League South outfit, the lowest-ranked team left in the competition, stunned Ipswich Town by beating them 2-1 at Portman Road yesterday.

Boss George Elokobi and his Maidstone United team shocked Ipswich on Saturday

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Boss George Elokobi and his Maidstone United team shocked Ipswich on SaturdayCredit: Getty
Pep Guardiola's Man City, the FA Cup holders, will face

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Pep Guardiola’s Man City, the FA Cup holders, will faceCredit: Alamy
The rest of the FA Cup fifth round draw threw up some tasty ties

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The rest of the FA Cup fifth round draw threw up some tasty tiesCredit: Getty

And they have been rewarded for that with another away day against a Championship club.

Holders Manchester City have landed a difficult away trip to Luton Town.

Meanwhile, the winners of Manchester United’s clash at Newport County this afternoon will travel to the winners of replay between Nottingham Forest and Bristol City.

Liverpool, who are leading Norwich City 2-1 at the break in their fourth round tie, face a home clash with Watford or Southampton.

The fifth round fixtures are scheduled to take place during the week commencing Monday 26 February.

And the prize fund offers £225,000 for winning clubs.

THE FA CUP FIFTH ROUND DRAW IN FULL:

Blackburn/Wrexham v Newcastle

Chelsea/Aston Villa v Leeds/Plymouth

Bournemouth v Leicester

Liverpool/Norwich v Watford/Southampton

Bristol City/Nottingham Forest v Newport/Man Utd

Wolves v Brighton

Sheffield Wednesday/Coventry v Maidstone United

Luton v Man City

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