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Under-21 honour for Coventry City

The Ricoh Arena's first taste of international football will come on Friday 6th October after the home of Coventry City was chosen for England under-21's crucial European Championship play-off first leg against Germany.

Under-21's boss Peter Taylor told the FA's official website: 'The Ricoh Arena is a magnificent new stadium and the perfect venue for a big match like this.

'England - Germany is a classic at any level and we know from last year how tough it will be.

'Germany always produce powerful, well-organised and technically accomplished teams that are very hard to beat.

'Hopefully with a big, passionate crowd behind us we can get off to a winning start.'

The winners of the two-leg tie will take their place in the finals of the European Championships, to be held in Holland next summer.




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Date:Wednesday September 20 2006

Time: 8:37AM

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I wonder if any city players are picked. Thats the usual ploy to put bums on seats
cov182004
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20/09/2006 09:19:00

No one to really pick at the minute though without Giddings being available
CET Stander
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20/09/2006 10:54:00

hopefully a good night Is there any news on Stuart Giddings?
roberts
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20/09/2006 16:45:00

What great news. Just what the Stadium deserves. Giddings was back in training the last I heard, lets hope he makes an appearance.
skyblueox
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20/09/2006 17:12:00

thanks for Giddings update
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20/09/2006 20:29:00

 

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