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PREVIEW: Coventry City host Bristol City in Sky Bet Championship

City host the Robins at the Coventry Building Society Arena...

30 January 2024

Club News

PREVIEW: Coventry City host Bristol City in Sky Bet Championship

City host the Robins at the Coventry Building Society Arena...

30 January 2024

The Sky Blues play host to Bristol City on Tuesday night (Jan 30) as Sky Bet Championship action returns to the Coventry Building Society Arena.

Meet the Robins

Liam Manning's side arrive at the Coventry Building Society Arena on Tuesday night having struggled for wins in recent times, picking up just thre points their last four Sky Bet Championship games.

That have tasted success in the Emirates FA Cup, however, beating West Ham United on their way to forcing a replay with Nottingham Forest.

Standing 13th in the table, Bristol City remain in the race for the top six and are one of only two teams in the division, along with Plymouth Argyle, with a balanced goal difference.

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However, Manning's side face a tough run of fixtures over the coming weeks with their trip to Coventry being followed by games against Leeds United, Middlesbrough, Forest and Southampton.

Sky Blues' last six:

  • Sheffield Wednesday 1-1 Sky Blues
  • Sheffield Wednesday 1-2 Sky Blues
  • Sky Blues 3-1 Leicester City
  • Sky Blues 6-2 Oxford United
  • Middlesbrough 1-3 Sky Blues
  • Sky Blues 2-2 Swansea City

Bristol City's last six:

  • Bristol City 0-0 Nottingham Forest
  • Bristol City 1-1 Watford
  • Bristol City 1-0 West Ham United
  • Preston North End 2-0 Bristol City
  • West Ham United 1-1 Bristol City
  • Bristol City 0-1 Millwall

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Historic head-to-head:

Sky Blues wins - 25
Draws - 24
Bristol City wins - 25

Match Officials:

Leigh Doughty will take charge of his first Coventry City fixture this season, with his last outing coming during the 2022/23 season when City beat Watford 1-0 at Vicarage Road.

So far this campaign, Leigh has issued 75 yellow cards and 3 red cards across the Carabao Cup, League Two, League One and Championship.

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Doughty will be assisted by Richard Wild and Matthew Jones, whilst Sam Allison will act as fourth official.

Ticket information:

Tickets will be available to buy from the Ticket Office in the Superstore at the Coventry Building Society Arena (South-West corner), from 9:30am until 5:30pm and then from 5:30pm to kick-off in the Matchday Ticket Office in the South-East corner. This is cashless, with card and contactless payment available. 

There is no matchday price increase.

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Tickets are available from Cash Turnstiles 30-35 from 6:15pm, as well as from the Ticket Office up until kick-off.

For any queries, please click here or call 0333 321 31 34

For all queries on the day, please visit the Ticket Office from 9:30am.


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