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FA Cup winning chances – Bookies react as all 16 fifth round clubs now known

2 weeks ago
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The FA Cup fifth round is now completed, all 16 clubs known (full match schedule below).

The breakdown of the 16 clubs in the FA Cup fifth round is:

Top tier (Premier League): Ten clubs

Second tier (Championship): Five clubs

Sixth tier (National League South): One club

There are three all Premier League ties, four of them see Premier League up against Championship (including Newcastle at Blackburn), whilst Championship Coventry are at home to National League South Maidstone, ensuring at least one n on-Premier League club in the quarter-finals.

Following the win for Newcastle United at Fulham and the FA Cup fifth round of matches (including replays) now complete, this is how the bookies now generally see the chances of the 16 clubs left in the competition:

2/1 Man City

3/1 Liverpool

9/1 Newcastle United

9/1 Man U

12/1 Chelsea

16/1 Brighton

25/1 Bournemouth, Wolves

50/1 Leicester

66/1 Luton, Leeds, Forest

80/1 Southampton, Coventry

250/1 Blackburn

1,000/1 Maidstone

Full FA Cup fifth round schedule:

Monday 26 February

Coventry v Maidstone at 7.45pm on ITV4 and ITVX

Tuesday 27 February

Bournemouth v Leicester  at 7.30pm on BBC iPlayer

Blackburn v Newcastle United at 7.45pm on BBC One, BBC iPlayer and BBC Sport

Luton v Man City at 8pm on ITV1, UTV, STV and ITVX

Wednesday 28 February

Wolves v Brighton at 7.45pm on BBC iPlayer

Nottingham Forest  v Man U at 7.45pm on BBC One, BBC iPlayer and BBC Sport

Liverpool v Southampton at 8pm on ITV1, UTV, STV and ITVX

Chelsea v Leeds United at 7.45pm (Time TBC) on ITV4 (channel TBC)

All 2023-24 FA Cup Round Dates

Extra Preliminary Round – Saturday 5 August 2023
Preliminary Round – Saturday 19 August 2023
First Round Qualifying – Saturday 2 September 2023
Second Round Qualifying – Saturday 16 September 2023
Third Round Qualifying – Saturday 30 September 2023
Fourth Round Qualifying – Saturday 14 October 2023
First Round Proper – Saturday 4 November 2023
Second Round Proper – Saturday 2 December 2023
Third Round Proper – Saturday 6 January 2024
Fourth Round Proper – Saturday 27 January 2024
Fifth Round Proper – Wednesday 28 February 2024
Quarter-final – Saturday 16 March 2024
Semi-final – Saturday 20 April 2024
The Final – Saturday 25 May 2024

Newcastle United confirmed matches to end of March 2024:

Saturday 10 February 2024 – Forest v Newcastle (5.30pm) Sky Sports

Saturday 17 February 2024 – Newcastle v Bournemouth (3pm)

Saturday 24 February 2024 – Arsenal v Newcastle (8pm) TNT Sports

Tuesday 27 February 2024 – Blackburn v Newcastle (7.45pm) BBC1

Saturday 2 March 2024 – Newcastle v Wolves (3pm)

Monday 11 March 2024 – Chelsea v Newcastle (8pm) Sky Sports

Saturday 16 March 2024 – Crystal Palace v Newcastle (3pm) ***If Newcastle beat Blackburn, NUFC will be playing in FA Cup sixth round this weekend instead.

Saturday 30 March 2024 – Newcastle v West Ham (12.30pm) TNT Sports

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