Coventry City set to play behind closed doors friendly in preparation for Sunderland clash

Coventry City will play a behind closed doors friendly today [Wednesday] as they continue to prepare for the visit of Sunderland.

Wednesday, 26th February 2020, 2:32 pm
Updated Wednesday, 26th February 2020, 2:33 pm

The Black Cats head to St Andrew’s on Sunday in a televised League One fixture and, as part of their preparations for the clash, the Sky Blues were set to play a behind closed doors friendly.

Coventry Live report that first-teamers Jodi Jones, Jordi Hiwula, Josh Pask and Ryan Giles were all set to be involved as they aim to stake a claim for a place in Mark Robins’ starting line-up.

Robins, who claimed he turned down an approach from Sunderland earlier this season, explained the logic behind arranging a friendly before such an important clash in the promotion race.

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Coventry City will play a behind closed doors friendly on Wednesday as they prepare to face Sunderland

“We’ve organised a behind-closed-doors to give them a run out,” he said.

“I just need them to get some practise in before Sunday’s game with Sunderland.”