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The 10 Irish players set to feature in the FA Cup fifth round this weekend

Burnley’s Stephen Ward is among the Irish-born footballers expected to line out.

Stephen Ward is expected to feature for Burnley.
Stephen Ward is expected to feature for Burnley.
Image: Richard Sellers

Updated at 12.51

ALAN POWER AND SEAN Long could both be involved, as Lincoln take on Burnley in Saturday’s early kick-off. Stephen Ward is expected to line out for the Clarets, though Jeff Hendrick is suspended and Robbie Brady is cup-tied.

Irish underage international Canice Carroll could be involved, as Oxford take on Middlesbrough.

Shaun Williams and Aiden O’Brien are both expected to play, as Millwall host reigning Premier League champions Leicester City.

Connor Ronan and Matt Doherty are set to feature, though Joe Mason remains out injured, as Liverpool’s topplers Wolves host Premier League leaders Chelsea.

Finally, Darragh Lenihan and Derrick Williams are likely to figure in Blackburn’s big game with Man United at Ewood Park on Sunday.

FA Cup fixtures (all kick-off times 3pm unless stated otherwise):


Burnley v Lincoln (12.30)
Huddersfield v Man City
Middlesbrough v Oxford
Millwall v Leicester
Wolves v Chelsea (17.30)


Fulham v Tottenham (14.00)
Blackburn v Man United (16.15)


Sutton v Arsenal (19.55)

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