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Date confirmed for cup tie

1 February 2017

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Rovers can confirm that the Emirates FA Cup fifth round tie against Manchester United will be played on Sunday 19th February at 4.15pm.

Ticketing arrangements for the eagerly awaited clash at Ewood Park will be confirmed in due course.

Should a replay be required, then it will take place at Old Trafford on Wednesday 1st March with an 8.00pm kick-off.

As a result of Rovers' progression in the cup, the club can confirm that their Sky Bet Championship match against Derby County that was scheduled to take place that weekend will now be played on Tuesday 28th February, kick-off 7.45pm.

However if the FA Cup tie does require a replay then Rovers and Derby will meet at Ewood Park on Tuesday 11th April at 7.45pm.

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