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NEWS: Coventry City will host Blackburn Rovers in Round One of the Carabao Cup

The Sky Blues play host to the League One side...

16 June 2017

Coventry City will welcome League One side Blackburn Rovers to the Ricoh Arena in the First Round of the Carabao Cup...

The fixture sees the return of former Sky Blues Manager Tony Mowbray and Techinal Director Mark Venus since their departures from the club last season.

The Sky Blues defeated Portsmouth in extra-time at the same stage of the competition last season, before suffering defeat against Norwich City at Carrow Road in Round Two.

First Round matches are scheduled to take place week commencing 7 August, with ticket and travel information to be provided in due course.

Manager Mark Robins said: "“Obviously there is excitement because it’s the first fixture that we get to know about.

"There is an added spice about the tie in as much that we will be up against our former Manager, Tony Mowbray and Technical Director, Mark Venus which could capture the imagination of our supporters.

"It’s a game I am looking forward to and a competition we want to progress in.”

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