English FA Cup: Man City face Newport County in pre-quarters

Newport County are the lowest-ranked side to have made it to the fifth round.

by

    The English Premier League champions, Manchester City, are set to take on the fourth-tier Newport County in the English FA Cup.

    The world's oldest national football competition is open to hundreds of amateur teams as well as the country's elite clubs. The event kicked off with 736 teams and is now down to the round of 16.

    Newport County are the lowest-ranked side to have made it to the fifth round.

    Al Jazeera's Lee Wellings reports.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    How different voting systems work around the world

    How different voting systems work around the world

    Nearly two billion voters in 52 countries around the world will head to the polls this year to elect their leaders.

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    The great plunder: Nepal's stolen treasures

    The great plunder: Nepal's stolen treasures

    How the art world's hunger for ancient artefacts is destroying a centuries-old culture. A journey across the Himalayas.