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REWIND: The Sky Blues make an emotional return to the Ricoh Arena after a 503 day absence from their home city

2 April 2016

New signing Frank Nouble was the hero for the 27 thousand strong Sky Blues fans as the return to the Ricoh was marked with a win...

Coventry City returned home in front of 27,306 roaring Sky Blues fans, as we journey back to September 2013. 

Coventry City made a victorious homecoming as they edged out Gillingham 1-0 on the return to the Ricoh Arena.

It was 503 days since the Sky Blues had last played at the Ricoh Arena - and 517 days since the home fans had celebrated a goal there.

Coventry City had seven players making their 'home' debut in the starting line-up - including first appearances for two latest signings Frank Nouble and Seb Hines.

It was the debutant striker Frank Nouble, who clinched the points for then-Manager Steven Pressley, with a 10th-minute side foot strike as the Sky Blues made an emotional return to the city.

Watch the highlights below…

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