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TEAM NEWS: Coventry City v Northampton Town - Defender Jordan Turnbull returns to the Sky Blues starting XI

27 August 2016

Marvin Sordell returns to lead the line for the Sky Blues, while forward Jodi Jones is available from the bench...

The City boss makes three changes to the side that featured midweek at Norwich, with Jordan Turnbull restored to the starting lineup.

Captain Sam Ricketts drops down to the bench, with Sordell returning to the team having recovered from a niggling knee injury that has kept him out for three weeks.

Marcus Tudgay replaces Kyel Reid up top while new signing Gael Bigirimana is among the substitutes. Jodi Jones also makes the bench, having recovered from a short-term groin problem.


Coventry City: Charles-Cook (GK), Willis, Harries, Turnbull, Di. Kelly-Evans, Page, Gadzhev, McCann, Sordell, Tudgay, Agyei. 

Subs: Burge (GK), Ricketts, Haynes, Bigirimana, Lameiras, J. Jones, Reid. 

Northampton Town: Smith (GK), Maloney, Buchanan (C), Diamond, Zakuani, Revell, Gorre, McCourt, Beautyman, O'Toole, Taylor.

Subs: Cornell (GK), Richards, Phillips, Nyatanga, D'Ath, Hooper, Sonupe. 

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