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FIRST GAME: Coventry City set to face Swindon Town at the County Ground on the opening day of the season

22 June 2016

City handed an away trip to the Robins when the 2016/17 campaign gets underway on August 6th...

Coventry City will face Swindon Town at the County Ground to open their account for the 2016/17 League One season.

Swindon finished 16th in League One last season and will be City's first opponents of the season, while the Sky Blues will also be hosting Shrewsbury Town and Bury at the Ricoh Arena in August.  

The August fixtures will be completed by an away trip to last year's play-off rivals Bradford City on August 20th and a home clash with newly promoted Northampton Town on August 27th. 

The Sky Blues opened their 2015/16 account strongly last season, with three straight wins against Wigan, Millwall and Crewe. Take a look at this year's key dates for August below.

AUGUST 2016 FIXTURES:

Saturday 6th August: Swindon Town v Coventry City
Saturday 13th August: Coventry City v Shrewsbury Town 
Tuesday 16th August: Coventry City v Bury 
Saturday 20th August Bradford City v Coventry City 
Saturday 27th August Coventry City v Northampton Town 

*All dates are subject to change.

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