Away ties for Hammers and Spurs

West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur face tricky ties at the fifth-round stage of the Emirates FA Cup.

The Hammers reward for squeezing past Vanarama National League North outfit, Kidderminster Harriers, is a trip to fellow Premier League side, Southampton. The Saints progressing following a narrow 2-1 success over Coventry City at St Mary’s Stadium.

Meanwhile, Spurs head to Championship play-off contenders, Middlesbrough. Boro reached the fifth round after stunning Manchester United at Old Trafford, 8-7 on penalties after the tie had finished 1-1 after extra-time.

Ties will be played during the week commencing Monday, February 28. The Emirates FA Cup fifth round draw, in full, is as follows;

Luton Town v Chelsea

Crystal Palace v Stoke City

Peterborough United v Manchester City

Liverpool or Cardiff City v Norwich City

Southampton v West Ham United

Middlesbrough v Tottenham Hotspur

Nottingham Forest or Leicester City v Huddersfield Town

Everton v AFC Bournemouth or Boreham Wood


Brian Jeeves

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