Palace or Preston face Middlesbrough or Coventry

Last updated : 31 January 2006 By Nik Taylor

Palace have bagged a home draw against either Middlebrough or Coventry in the fifth round of the F.A. Cup, should they overcome Preston in a fourth round replay.

The Eagles’ match against Preston takes place next Tuesday (7th February) at Selhurst Park, while Middlesbrough entertain Coventry in their replay the following evening.

Should Palace get through, their fifth round game will take place on Saturday 18th February.

Full fifth round draw:

Preston/Crystal Palace v Coventry/Middlesbrough
Newcastle v Southampton
Aston Villa v Manchester City
Everton/Chelsea v Colchester
Charlton v Brentford
Liverpool v Manchester United
Bolton v West Ham
Stoke v Reading/Birmingham