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MATCH PREVIEW: Coventry City

28 July 2014

MATCH PREVIEW: Coventry City

Following Saturday's 1-0 win over FC Carl Zeiss Jena, Newport County AFC will welcome Steven Pressley's Coventry City to Spytty Park on Tuesday evening. This will be the final home game of pre-season before the Sky Bet League 2 season kicks off, in what should be the toughest test so far.

MATCH INFORMATION:

Pay on the gate is available from the middle two turnstiles at Spytty Park on Tuesday evening, whilst those who already have tickets should use the turnstiles closest to Bar Amber. 

Match Day prices are as follows :

STAND
£17 Adult
£13 Senior Citizens
£13 Students*
£6 Under 16s**
FOC Under 12s**
FOC Under 6s**

TERRACE
£15 Adult
£11 Senior Citizens
£11 Students*
£5 Under 16s**
FOC Under 12s**
FOC Under 6s**

It should also be noted that Bar Amber is no longer available for supporters of home or away fans.

Kick off is at 7:30pm.

NEWPORT COUNTY AFC

With just two games to go until the start of the new Sky Bet League 2 season Justin Edinburgh is looking to "work through the gears" following Saturday's 1-0 win over FC Carl Zeiss Jena. The day provided entertainment on and off the field with a flurry of chances falling to County, but Darren Jones found himself unmarked at the far post to head home and give County a well deserved win. Danny Crow and Adam Chapman may be back in contention for the game against Coventry, but Max Porter and Jamie Stephens are still out as they receive treatment for their injuries.

COVENTRY CITY FC

This will be the fourth pre-season friendly for The Sky Blues following a win, loss and a draw during their pre-season tour of Italy. Coventry started their pre-season tour with a 2-0 win over AS Roma with Sky Blues striker Shaun Miller and new signing Danny Pugh providing the goals. Chievo Verona were next up on the second game of the tour, but three first half goals for the Italian outfit sealed a 3-0 win. The final game of the Italian tour was against Greek team AEL Kalloni which ended in a 0-0 draw for the Sky Blues, however that doesn't tell the story. Four red cards in the first half hour meant this heated friendly started with a bang, although the red cards dampened the encounter. Coventry head to South East Wales following a good start to preparations for the new season.

Last time out: Allsop (Burge 60), Phillips, Webster (Fleck 60), Clarke (Seaborne 46), Pugh (sent off 15, replaced by Haynes, sub for Willis 60), Lawton (C Thomas 46), Finch, Daniels (sent off 29), O'Brien (Swanson 46), Tudgay (Miller 60), Maddison 


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