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Here comes the FA Cup fifth round!

Here comes the FA Cup fifth round!

Before it kicks off on the BBC and BT Sport, check out 11 former stars who (incredibly) never won the trophy

Think of the FA Cup and the mind inevitably turns to the footballing legends who have walked up the Wembley steps to lift the famous trophy…

Emirates FA Cup fifth round on the BBC and BT Sport

But for every superstar that’s tasted success, there’s a big name that’s come up short despite winning plenty more silverware during their illustrious career.


This weekend you can watch the game’s modern stars continue their quest for Cup glory, with the fifth round live on the BBC and BT Sport. The biggest tie of the round is without doubt Manchester United’s clash with holders Chelsea in a repeat of last year’s final. Elsewhere, there is the potential for a giant-killing when Crystal Palace head to League One outfit Doncaster Rovers.


You can find out more about all of this weekend’s televised games at the bottom of the page, but before the unmissable action starts on Virgin TV, we’ve picked out a team of top players who never managed to win the FA Cup. Try not to look surprised...


Click/hover over the shirts to find out...


Emirates FA Cup fifth round matches on Virgin TV

Queens Park Rangers v Watford
Friday 15 February, 7.15pm, BT Sport 2 HD (CH 528)

Brighton v Derby County
Saturday 16 February, 12pm, BT Sport 2 HD (CH 528)

Newport County v Manchester City
Saturday 16 February, 5pm, BT Sport 2 HD (CH 528)

Bristol City v Wolverhampton Wanderers
Sunday 17 February, 12.30pm, BT Sport 2 HD (CH 528)

Doncaster Rovers v Crystal Palace
Sunday 17 February, 3.40pm, BBC One HD (CH 101/108)

Chelsea v Manchester United
Monday 18 February, 7pm, BBC One HD (CH 101/108)


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