Tomorrow, Monday, shortly after 12.15pm


The fifth round draw takes place live on talkSPORT 2

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Northwich Victoria and Irlam are the remaining representatives from the North West Counties League’s top-flight.

Bookmakers’ favourites West Auckland Town, who squeezed past Northern League rivals Sunderland RCA thanks to Lewis Dodds’ last-minute winner in extra-time, are a potential opponent.

Meanwhile Windsor, who reached the quarter-finals last season, remain on course for a repeat after brushing aside AFC Uckfield.

There is the possibility too of facing Histon, a rival at non-league football’s highest level in the 2008-2009 season.

The Stutes, conquerors of Lye Town on Saturday, are currently managed by former Vics goalkeeper Lance Key.

The draw has previously been made on a geographical basis. However that no longer applies.

To see the results from yesterday's fourth round matches, click here

How it works

If a first match is drawn after 90 minutes, then extra-time is played.

Providing both clubs agree in advance, that same game can go to a penalty shoot-out to decide a winner if the scores remain level after an added half-hour.

Should both clubs prefer a replay in the event of a draw after extra-time, then it must be played on or before the following Saturday.

Path to this stage for Vics

2QR Sep 16 Maltby Main (h) 2-0

1R Oct 13 Cammell Laird (h) 5-0

2R Nov 07 Prestwich Heys (h) 1-0 (replay)

3R Dec 01 Silsden (h) 3-0

4R Jan 05 Newcastle Benfield (a) 3-2

Northwich Victoria reached the last 16 for the first time after edging out Newcastle Benfield by the odd goal in five after a thrilling encounter.

They led 3-0 by the break after Joel Brownhill, Harvey Whyte and Matty Clarke had all found the net before their hosts, rated among the favourites to lift the trophy by bookmakers before kick-off, staged a second-half recovery.

Strikes from Mark Turnbull and substitute Dennis Knight reduced Benfield’s arrears but Steve Wilkes’ side held on to celebrate an impressive victory.

Prize money

There is £2,250 up for grabs for those teams that progress to the last eight of this season’s edition.

Clubs eliminated at this stage receive £750.

After five wins to date, Vics have ensured they will bank £5,450 from this season’s edition.

For the diary

Fifth round ties are scheduled to take place on Saturday, February 2 2019.

However Witton Albion, Vics’ landlords, are due to host Buxton in a Northern Premier League Premier Division fixture that afternoon.

That means a home tie for Steve Wilkes’ men would likely be arranged for the following day.