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PREVIEW: Coventry City take on Millwall in Sky Bet Championship action

The Sky Blues host Millwall on Sunday afternoon (12:00GMT)...

9 February 2024

Match Previews

PREVIEW: Coventry City take on Millwall in Sky Bet Championship action

The Sky Blues host Millwall on Sunday afternoon (12:00GMT)...

9 February 2024

Coventry City welcome Millwall to the Coventry Building Society Arena on Sunday afternoon for an early kick-off in the Sky Bet Championship.

Meet the Lions:

Millwall arrive at the Coventry Building Society Arena looking to build a gap between themselves and the bottom three.

The Lions are currently five points above the drop zone and are on a five-game (four in the Championship) winless run, losing three of those four.

Joe Edwards' side are one of few side in the Championship to have picked up more points away from home (17) than at home (16).

Ryan Leonard is the man to watch at Millwall, with Capser de Norre, Zian Flemming and Joe Bryan also impressing for the London outfit.

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Brooke Norton-Cuffy will be a familiar face to City fans, as he makes his first return to the Coventry Building Society Arena since helping the Club to a Play-Off Final last term.

Mark Robins quotes:

“They’re an aggressive team, they’re a big side with quality and they’ve added some players in the window who will improve them and make them stronger in quality and depth.

“Tom Bradshaw was on the bench the other day he was leading the line for them regularly and he’s a good player, although Kevin Nisbett has picked up an injury and he will be out for a while.

“Michael Obafemi and Japhet Tanganga have come in on loan and they’re good players and they have some good players in their ranks anyway.

“Joe is a really good coach, and he has a good pedigree. Adi knows him really well and they are different under Joe then they were with Gary, but equally good.

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“We’ve lost Jamie Allen, and he will miss a period of time. He’s in for surgery today and that was a major disappointment, but when you lose one another, one gets an opportunity.

“He is a key player for us, as they all are so when players come in you expect them to make an impact and have an impact and they are doing that and that’s what you want.

“I’m told he will be out for six weeks. he will have some titanium platers put in his cheekbone to hold it all together and it sounds horrific, and it is horrific so he will be a while and it needs to heel, when that’s happened, he will be able to come back.”

Sky Blues' last six:

  • Sky Blues 4-1 Sheffield Wednesday
  • Norwich City 2-1 Sky Blues
  • Sky Blues 2-2 Bristol City
  • Sheffield Wednesday 1-1 Sky Blues
  • Sheffield Wednesday 1-2 Sky Blues
  • Sky Blues 3-1 Leicester City

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Millwall's last six:

  • Hull City 1-0 Millwall
  • Millwall 1-1 Preston North End
  • QPR 2-0 Millwal
  • Millwall 1-3 Middlesbrough
  • Millwall 2-3 Leicester city
  • Bristol City 1-0 Millwall

Historic head-to-head:

Sky Blues wins - 33
Draws - 15
Millwall wins - 32

Match Officials:

Andrew Kitchen will be the man in the middle for Sunday's Championship clash.

Kitchen will take charge of his third City clash, with his other two previous outings coming in 2-1 defeats to AFC Wimbledon and Ipswich Town.

So far this season, Andrew has 67 yellow cards and one red card in 22 fixtures across the Championship, League One, League Two, Carabao Cup and FA Cup.

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He will be assisted by James Wilson and Shaun Hudson, whilst Leigh Doughty will act as fourth official.

Colours: 

The Sky Blues will wear their traditional Sky Blue coloursm with the visitors wearing their own home strip.

Ticket Information:

This is a Category B fixture, with ticket prices being:

  • Adults - £30
  • Concessions - £25
  • Under 18s - £20
  • JSB Under 14s - £15
Sky Blues fans can buy their tickets in advance of the game online at eticketing.co.uk/CCFC or the Ticket Office at the Coventry Building Society Arena.
 
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There's no additional booking fees to pay on top of the prices above.
 
Please note that the Premium Zone and Family Zone areas are sold-out.
 
The Concession category includes all students (with valid NUS card), alongside Seniors (65+), Young Adults (21 and Under) and serving members of the Armed Forces.
 
Our JSB Memberships give City fans age Under 14 access to the cheaper ticket prices shown above - for details how to become a JSB Member, click here.
  • eticketing.co.uk/CCFC
  • Ticket Office in the CCFC Superstore at the Coventry Building Society Arena (Mon-Fri, 9:30am-5:30pm)

Please note the Ticket Office is cashless - contactless card payment is now available.


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