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CONNECTIONS: Coventry City v Worcester City - We've picked out three players who've played for both clubs

6 November 2014

Check out the three connections we've picked out ahead of the first-round FA Cup tie against Worcester City at the Ricoh Arena this weekend...

Coventry City face Worcester City in the first-round of the FA Cup this weekend and we've been exploring the connections between the two sides.

We've picked out three players for you who have played for both clubs as City prepare to welcome the Dragons to the Ricoh Arena on Sunday, November 9th, with kick-off at 2pm.

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Tommy Green

The former Inside forward moved to Coventry City in 1939 after spells with West Bromwich Albion and West Ham United.

Having been signed by the Hammers for a £3,000 fee and scored six goals in 44 appearances for the London side, he arrived at Highfield Road with a big reputation.

Due to the infrequent fixture schedule during war-time, Green only made nine appearances, scoring twice, for City before he moved to Worcester City in 1941.

He spent four years at Worcester City until 1945 and after moving to Bromyard, he retired in 1949. He died in February 1997.

Graham Newton

Having started his career with Blackpool, Newton moved to the Midlands in 1962 for a spell with Walsall.

Newton's two-year spell at Walsall, in which he scored 10 goals in 30 appearances, attracted the attention of Jimmy Hill who signed him in 1964.

Newton scored three goals in eight appearances for the Sky Blues before moving to Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic months later.

After a couple of spells in America, Newton ended his career with Worcester for a brief spell as player-manager in 1973.

Cameron Belford

The Nuneaton-born goalkeeper came through the ranks at the Coventry City Academy and was handed a one-year professional deal at the club in 2006.

Belford went on loan to Tamworth before joining Bury in 2007 where he was sent on loan to Worcester City.

Belford got his first taste of first-team football at Worcester City, making 22 appearances for the Dragons during the 2007/08 season.

He has since went on to play for Tamworth and is now the goalkeeper for non-league side Rushall Olympic.

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