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Coventry City
vs.
Colchester United

Ricoh Arena

23rd Oct 2006

19.45hrs

On Sky

Colchester travel to Coventry tonight to meet the Sky Blues for the first time in the league since the 1960`s. The match will be shown live on Sky Sports

Vital Quotes:

'It's down to hard work,' said U's boss Williams .

'The rest of the staff are working hard and the players have never given less than 100 percent.

'It's a pleasure to work with them.'

Coventry's Jay Tabb: 'It's not ideal for us for Colchester to be coming off the back off a good result against Sheffield Wednesday but we know Colchester are a good team.

Coventry City Team News:

Marcus Hall and David McNamee are both out injured however Mikkel Bischoff, and former Colchester player Wayne Andrews could feature somewhere in the game.

Player to watch: Leon McKenzie

McKenzie looks favourite to start his first game at the Rioch Arena and will be determined to open his account with the Sky Blues.

Colchester United Team News:

Geraint Williams looks certain to field the same side that demolished a poor Sheffield Wednesday at Layer Road last week.

The team is settled and working hard to bring home results, although Williams is not scared to make changes should the need arise.

Player to watch: Jamie Cureton

Jamie scored his 150th league goal on Wednesday a landmark for any striker, his confidence will be high and he will be looking to extend a great goalscorering record.

Match Facts & Stats

The last time these two teams met was in the FA cup 2003/04 season Colchester won after a replay, with the game at Highfield Road ending 1-1.

Match Prediction:

1-2 to Colchester continuing their good.

Next Fixtures:

Saturday 28th Oct Southampton Home and Monday 31st Norwich Away.


Writer:Deeno
Date:Monday October 23 2006
Time: 10:13AM

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