FA Cup Draw: Sheffield Wednesday to play at Birmingham

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SHEFFIELD Wednesday have been drawn away against Premier League strugglers Birmingham City in the fifth round of the FA Cup.

For full story, reaction and more see The Star on Monday, January 31.

League One side Wednesday, who are through after beating Hereford 4-1 at Hillsborough on Saturday, are in the last 16 in the FA Cup for the first time this century.

Their next Cup match at Birmingham, nicknamed the Sky Blues, will be on the weekend of February 19-20.

Today the Owls strengthened their squad by signing, until the end of the season, midfielder Isaiah Osbourne, aged 23, from Aston Villa.

Crawley manager Steve Evans is dreaming of a miracle after his non-league team were drawn to play at Old Trafford against Premier League champions Manchester United.

The Blue Square Premier side have already knocked out Swindon, Derby and Torquay on their way to the last 16.

Leyton Orient chairman Barry Hearn is another happy man, after his League One side were given a home draw against Arsenal.

League One side Notts County and Manchester City must replay after today’s 1-1 draw at Meadow Lane - with a home match against Aston Villa awaiting the winners.

Stoke will have home advantage against League One Brighton,

Elsewhere, holders Chelsea will face Reading for a place in the quarter-finals - if Carlo Ancelotti’s team win their replay against Everton on February 19.

Fulham’s reward for today’s 4-0 drubbing of Tottenham is a home match against Bolton or Wigan, while there is another London v north-west clash with West Ham and Burnley meeting at Upton Park.

FA Cup fifth round draw:

West Ham v Burnley

Notts County/Manchester City v Aston Villa

Stoke v Brighton

Birmingham v Sheffield Wednesday

Leyton Orient v Arsenal

Everton/Chelsea v Reading

Manchester United v Crawley

Fulham/Tottenham v Bolton/Wigan

Matches to be played on the weekend of February 19-20.