FA Cup quarter-final draw: Ball numbers for Chelsea, Arsenal and Tottenham, TV channel and date

The FA Cup fifth round takes place this week with all eight ties set to be played over the next few days.

Arsenal are the first team in the hat after the Gunners’ 2-0 victory over 2008 winners Portsmouth on Monday night, with goals from Sokratis and Eddie Nketiah.

Chelsea will now join them in the quarter finals after recording a 2-0 win over Premier League leaders Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday night thanks to goals from Willian and Ross Barkley.

Tottenham are in action on Wednesday when they take on fellow Premier League side Norwich City at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium as they look to make it three London teams in the hat for the draw.

The draw for the quarter-finals also takes place this week and below is everything fans need to know ahead of it.

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When is the FA Cup quarter-final draw?

The FA Cup quarter-final draw will take place on Wednesday, March 4 following the conclusion of Manchester City’s match against Sheffield Wednesday.

As long as the game doesn’t go to extra time and penalties, the draw will commence at approximately 9:50pm.

Due to the timing of the draw, Manchester United or Derby County will already know which team awaits them if they advance to the quarter-finals.

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What TV channel is the FA Cup quarter-final draw on?

The draw will be televised on BBC One and BBC iPlayer following City’s clash with Wednesday.

Mark Chapman will host proceedings from Hillsborough, with the draw being conducted by Martin Keown and Chris Waddle.

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What are the ball numbers?

1  Sheffield Wednesday or Manchester City

2  Reading or Sheffield United

3  Chelsea

4  West Bromwich Albion or Newcastle United

5  Leicester City or Birmingham City

6  Derby County or Manchester United

7  Tottenham Hotspur or Norwich City

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