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TEAM NEWS: Birmingham City U21 v Coventry City U21 - Sambou leads the line as Thomas drops in to no.10

29 February 2016

Sambou makes his return to the U21s as the Sky Blues look to upset local rivals, Birmingham City at the Wast Hills Training Ground...

Aaron Martin captains the side in today's West Midlands derby against Birmingham City, as Gael Bigirimana anchors the midfield.

George Thomas overcomes a minor knock sustained against Sheffield United and drops in to the number 10 position. 

Bassala Sambou will lead the front line, with Kyle Spence and Dev. Kelly-Evans in wide areas.  

Corey Addai will start in goal, after getting his first taste of action in the senior side from the bench against Fleetwood Town at the weekend. 


Coventry City: Addai (GK), Phillips, Harries, Leahy, Martin, Di. Kelly-Evans, Bigirimana, Spence, Dev. Kelly-Evans, Sambou, G. Thomas.

Subs: Skuza (GK) Finch, Trialist, Hickman, Trialist. 

Birmingham City: Weaver (GK), Harding, Hancox (C), Adams, Challis, Mbende, McFarlane, Baba, Jones, Arthur, Solomon-Otabor.

Subs: O'Neill, Trueman, Seddon, O'Keffe, Popa.

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