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NEWS: Coventry City's Under-18s travel to Bramall Lane for National Championship Final

8 May 2017

The young Sky Blues look to be crowned National Champions against the Blades...

Coventry City's Under-18s will travel to Bramall Lane on Wednesday 10th May for their National Championship Final against Sheffield United, kick off at 7PM.

Jason Farndon's side defeated United's local rivals Sheffield Wednesday at the Alan Higgs Centre in the play-off semi-final to secure their place in the final two, with Billy Stedman, Kyle Finn and Jordan Ponticelli on target in a 3-1 victory.

The Sky Blues tasted defeat against the Blades on the opening day of the season, in what has been their only meeting in the Professional Development League during the 2016/17 campaign.

Academy Manager, Rich Stevens said: “It is a great opportunity for them to experience a game of this magnitude at a stadium like Bramall Lane.

“It is just rewards for their hard work and commitment throughout the entire season. Both players and staff have worked tirelessly to reach this stage and deserve all the success they have achieved to this point.

"We have one final fixture to cap off what has already been a fantastic campaign for the Under-18s.”

Any Further details will be released in due course.

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