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Blackpool vs. Coventry City

Bloomfield Road

22 December 2007


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Coventry City make their final away journey of the year on Saturday and it's to the seaside they go to face Blackpool.

Vital Quotes: Simon Grayson

Speaking after the defeat by Stoke City: 'We've got to eradicate those individual mistakes at the back and take our chances better when we are going forward.'

Blackpool Team News:

Danny Coid made his comeback from a hamstring injury against Wrexham reserves in midweek while boss Simon Grayson is pondering a call-up for hotshot youngster Danny Mitchley.

Player to watch: Bartosz Slusarski

The on-loan West Brom striker will be looking to get his name on the scoresheet a few times before heading back to the Hawthorns in January.

Coventry City Team News:

Leon McKenzie is struggling to shake off a thigh strain.

'That's going to go right to the wire,' Iain Dowie told the Telegraph with Dele Adebola and Kevin Kyle both in the frame to start if McKenzie doesn't make it.

Player to watch: Michael Mifsud

Slightly out-of-sorts last week, the Maltese star remains City's most likely source of a goal.

Match Facts & Stats

City's last trip to Bloomfield Road was in the League Cup in 1997 when David Linighan's goal gave the home side a 1-0 first-leg win.

Ref Watch:

Anthony Taylor of Greater Manchester takes charge.

Next Fixtures:

Crystal Palace at home for the Sky Blues on Boxing Day, a trip to Sheffield United for the Tangerines.

The Journalist

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Date:Thursday December 20 2007

Time: 11:38AM


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