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01.08.2015… Cov v Oxford…

Coventry City 0 Oxford United 0

A1 Gas Force Arena… Saturday August 1st… 3pm

Attendance: 878

Ticket: £10 – Programme: None

Today was supposed to be a trip to Edgbaston for Day Four of the Third Ashes Test; England won before tea on the third…

So, Coventry City versus Oxford United instead. A hastily rearranged friendly, initially scheduled to take place at the Kassam Stadium but rearranged due to issues with the pitch. Similar pitch related goings on at the Ricoh Arena resulted in the match taking place at Nuneaton…

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Adam Armstrong (Centre) Warms Up…

A pretty forgettable goalless draw, ahead of the return of League action next Saturday. League Two Oxford had by far the better of the chances against their League One opponents, the best of which being a missed penalty in the second half. It was a pretty special penalty miss too…

Adam Armstrong made his debut for Coventry on loan from Newcastle, and started well before fading…

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Second Half: Oxford Attack…

Coventry City; Burge, Willis (Kelly-Evans 83), Ricketts, Johnson, Stokes (Haynes 50), Lameiras (Tudgay 53), Vincelot (Phillips 76), Fleck (Finch 81), Swanson (Kelly-Evans 43), Armstrong (Stevenson 81), Maddison (Lawton 83)

Not Used; Charles-Cook, Martin

Goals; None

Oxford United; Slocombe, Baldock (Long 79), Mullins, Wright, Skarz, Roofe (Roberts 79), Rose (Ashby 79), Sercombe (Ruffels 51), MacDonald, Hylton (O’Dowda 64), Taylor (Hoban 18)

Not Used; Collins, Dunkley, Crocombe

Goals; None

As usual, more pictures on flickr…