United celebrate a goal at Tranmere in the last round.

United's FA Cup tie at Derby County arranged

Manchester United’s Emirates FA Cup fifth-round tie against Derby County at Pride Park will take place on Thursday 5 March, with kick-off scheduled for 19:45 GMT.

The match, which sees us go up against our all-time leading goalscorer Wayne Rooney, will be broadcast live on BT Sport 1 in the UK.

It falls between two Sunday fixtures in the Premier League, at Everton and the Manchester derby with City at Old Trafford.

Wayne Rooney scores for Derby.
Wayne Rooney will face the Reds again, at Pride Park.

This season marks the first time fifth-round ties will be played in midweek, with the eight matches spread across four evenings.

If level after 90 minutes, games will go to extra-time and, if necessary penalties, with replays being scrapped from the fifth round onwards in this season’s competition.

Arsenal travel to Portsmouth on Monday 2 March, with Chelsea hosting Premier League leaders Liverpool at Stamford Bridge the following night, with both games being broadcast live on TV.

On Wednesday 4 March, Manchester City travel to Hillsborough to take on Sheffield Wednesday, before United meet Derby in the competition for the fourth time in 11 seasons to decide the last of the quarter-finalists.

Here is the full fixture schedule for the fifth round:

MONDAY 2 MARCH
Portsmouth v Arsenal

TUESDAY 3 MARCH
Chelsea v Liverpool
Reading v Sheffield United (20:00 GMT)
West Bromwich Albion v Newcastle United (20:00 GMT)

WEDNESDAY 4 MARCH
Leicester City v Birmingham City
Sheffield Wednesday v Manchester City
Tottenham Hotspur v Norwich City

THURSDAY 5 MARCH
Derby County v Manchester United

All kick-offs scheduled for 19:45 GMT unless stated.

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