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TEAM NEWS: Walsall v Coventry City - Bassala Sambou starts for the Sky Blues in the FA Youth Cup

4 November 2015

Jordan Shipley and Reece Ford also start as Jason Farndon names his strongest possible side in the FA Youth Cup...

Coventry City Under-18s coach Jason Farndon has announced his starting XI for the FA Youth Cup first round fixture against Walsall.

Bassala Sambou, fresh from scoring eight goals in five goals, four of which came against Birmingham City at the weekend, starts with Dan Smith up front.

Jordan Shipley and Reece Ford also start having gained valuable Under-21s experience already this season as Irish international Darragh Leahy captains the side.


Coventry City: Addai (GK), Whitmore, Hickman, Maycock, Leahy (c), Ford, Albini, Bayliss, Sambou, Shipley, Smith.

Subs: Skuza (GK), Camwell, Thompson, Finn, Mantsounga.

Walsall: Jezeph (GK), Tonks, Cockerill-Mollett, Sangha (C), Vann, Roberts, Oliver, Owen, Peters, Kouhyar, Hayles-Docherty.

Subs: King, Caswell, Smith, Cela, Smith.

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