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TEAM NEWS: Sheffield United v Coventry City - Nathan Clarke returns to the starting XI against the Blades

5 April 2017

Manager Mark Robins forced into changes after the Checkatrade Trophy win on Sunday...

City boss elects to make four chances from the side that lifted the Checkatrade Trophy at Wembley Stadium, with Jodi Jones and Nathan Clarke restored to the starting XI.

Lee Burge remains in goal, with Clarke returning to the centre of defence and Chris Stokes pushed out to the left. Gael Bigirimana partners Kevin Foley in central midfield, with Ben Stevenson dropping down to the bench.

Ryan Haynes will play in a more advanced role on the left, with Ruben Lameiras and Jones behind lone striker Marcus Tudgay.


Coventry City: Burge (GK), Willis (C), Clarke, Turnbull, Stokes, Bigirimana, Foley, Haynes, Jones, Lameiras, Tudgay. 

Subs: Charles-Cook (GK), Di. Kelly-Evans, Rawson, Stevenson, G.Thomas, Beavon, Folivi.

Sheffield United: Moore (GK), Fleck, O'Connell, Basham, Sharp (C), Wright, Coutts, Hanson, Freeman, Duffy, Lafferty.

Subs: Long (GK), Done, Wilson, O'Shea, Clarke, Chapman, Carruthers.

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