It's Reading or West Brom if we beat Ipswich

Last updated : 08 January 2012 By Tony Scholes

The fifth round draw was made yesterday and our potential opponents will meet at the Madejski Stadium on Wednesday 18th January in their fourth round tie. Reading reached this stage with an excellent 2-1 win at Middlesbrough whilst West Brom had a comfortable 3-0 home win against Barnsley.

The full fifth round draw is:

Portsmouth or Swansea City v Manchester United or Derby County

Swindon Town or Manchester City v Peterborough United or Fulham

Blackburn Rovers or Coventry City v Stoke City or Brentford

Charlton Athletic or Leicester City v Cardiff City or Tottenham Hotspur

Reading or West Bromwich Albion v Burnley or Ipswich Town

Norwich City or Chelsea v West Ham United or Brighton & Hove Albion

Newcastle United or Watford v Queens Park Rangers or Everton

Bolton Wanderers or Southampton v Nottingham Forest or Wigan Athletic


All of the third round matches have now been confirmed as follows:

Wednesday 11th January
Bolton Wanderers v Southampton
Cardiff City v Tottenham Hotspur
Norwich City v Chelsea
West Ham United v Brighton & Hove Albion

Thursday 12th January
Peterborough United v Fulham
Queens Park Rangers v Everton
Stoke City v Brentford

Friday 13th January
Burnley v Ipswich Town

Tuesday 17th January
Blackburn Rovers v Coventry City
Swindon Town v Manchester City

Wednesday 18th January
Charlton Athletic v Leicester City (at Welling United)
Manchester United v Derby County (at Altrincham)
Portsmouth v Swansea City
Reading v West Bromwich Albion

Thursday 19th January
Newcastle United v Watford
Nottingham Forest v Wigan Athletic