Defender Aaron Martin returns to the side at the heart of the defence to replace Jordan Willis in City's only change at Vale Park...
Coventry City manager Steven Pressley has made one change to the side that were defeated in midweek by Bristol City.
Aaron Martin, who was cup-tied for Wednesday's game, comes in for Jordan Willis in the one change to the first XI.
Simeon Jackson and Conor Thomas both return to the bench.
Coventry City: Allsop (GK), Pennington, Martin, Webster, Johnson, Barton, Fleck, O'Brien, Swanson, McQuoid, Madine.
Subs: Burge, Willis, Thomas, Jackson, Haynes, Finch, Maddison.
Port Vale: Neal, Yates, Dickinson, Veseli, Robertson, McGivern, Brown, Marshall, Daniel, Williamson, N'Guessan.
Subs: Boot, Birchall, Dodds, Lloyd, Nimely, Duffy, Campion