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Results at the top are City's midweek concern!

Results at the top are City's midweek concern!

An important indicator of how far Coventry City's fortunes have improved over the past three months is that Sky Blues fans are now working out the permutations at the right end of the league table and looking out for the fortunes of those teams involved in the play-off hunt.

That means this midweek, rather than sweating on the results of teams near the foot of the Championship, we will be cheering on the likes of Ipswich Town as they host Cardiff City and Saturday's beaten opponents Peterborough United who will be looking to shock Sheffield United.

City are now firmly involved in the battle for a top-six finish after their 1-0 win at London Road.

'There was no chance of us taking Peterborough lightly because they are bottom of the league,' said Chris Coleman afterwards.

'They have a new manager who players are keen to impress and we were never going to get it easy.

'We got the battle we expected, but, that said, I can't remember us being under too much pressure or our keeper having to make too many saves.

'We have been making a habit of keeping clean sheets lately and a lot of praise for that must go to the defence.'



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Writer:CCFC
Date:Monday March 8 2010
Time: 8:33AM

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Well results have certainly gone our way with Ipswich and Peterborough winning. Bring on Saturday!
Alex1976
09/03/2010 21:42:00
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