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TEAM NEWS: The Sky Blues name six academy graduates in the starting XI to face Brighton at the AMEX

Jack Grimmer, Josh Barrett, Ryan Haynes return for the Sky Blues...

17 February 2018

City’s third round hero Jack Grimmer returns for the Sky Blues as Mark Robins makes four changes from the side that lost to Colchester United on Tuesday.

Jonson Clarke-Harris makes his first ever start for Coventry, eight years on from his first appearance replacing hero of round four Max Biamou, who drops to the bench, alongside Marc McNulty in attack.

Ryan Haynes makes his first start since City’s away trip to Morecambe at the start of December and joins Jordan Willis and Dom Hyam in defence.

Josh Barrett replaces Peter Vincenti in midfield while Michael Doyle remains out through injury.

Tom Bayliss and Jordan Shipley complete the midfield.

Coventry City XI: Burge (GK), Grimmer, Willis ©, Hyam, Haynes, Shipley, Kelly, Bayliss, McNulty, Barrett, Clarke-Harris

Subs: O’Brien (GK), McDonald, Stokes, Di. Kelly-Evans, Vincenti, Biamou, Ponticelli.

Brighton and Hove Albion XI: Krul (GK), Bruno, Goldson, Huenemeier, Suttner, Knockaert, Kayal, Stephens, March, Locadia, Ulloa. 

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