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TEAM NEWS: Newport County v Coventry City - George Thomas gets the nod upfront after netting against Rugby

23 July 2016

City look to make it three wins from four during their pre-season friendly schedule as they face Welsh side Newport County...

The Sky Blues continue with the same 3-4-3 formation used in the previous three pre-season fixtures, with Ryan Haynes and Dion Kelly-Evans operating in the wing-back positions.

Darragh Leahy drops in to the central three defenders, with Vladimir Gadzhev in central midfield and Andy Rose tucking inside to partner the Bulgarian. 

Reice Charles-Cook retains his position in goal after starting against Rugby Town in the week. George Thomas, Marcus Tudgay and Marvin Sordell start in attack. 


Coventry City: Charles-Cook (GK), Willis, Harries, Leahy, Haynes, Di. Kelly-Evans, Gadzhev, Rose, Thomas, Sordell, Tudgay (C).

Subs: Skuza (GK), Dev. Kelly-Evans, Stevenson, Spence, Maycock, Shipley, Whitmore, Thompson, Trialist.  

Newport County: Day (GK), Barnum-Bobb, Bennett, Jones, Butler, Randall, Trialist, Labdee, Compton, Rigg, Trialist. 

Subs: Parselle, Angel, Jones, Owen-Evans, Myrie-Williams, Parkin, Meechan. 

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