SEP 00] COVENTRY CITY NEWS
Coventry On The Road To Deepdale
City face a testing match against Division One newcomers Preston
in the second round of the Worthington Cup, but Colin Hendry is
unlikely to be facing the Lancashire side.
Sky Blues will be hoping to avoid a similar drubbing to that
suffered at the hands of Tranmere at the same point last season.
first leg will be played at Deepdale in the week beginning 18
September, with the return fixture a week later.
have impressed everyone since their promotion from Division two
last season, and have made a good start in the league.
Sky Blues player unlikely to be playing against them is Colin
Hendry, who didn’t even make the bench for yesterday’s
defeat at home to Newcastle.
Gary Breen proving excellent for the Republic of Ireland last
week, the Scot has moved down the pecking order at Highfield
Road following his dreadful display against Middlesbrough.
is rumoured that the former Blackburn player could be on his way
out of the club as he was signed when Paul Williams was expected
captain Moustapha Hadji looks set to regain his place in the
side in Saturday’s game against Leeds, while new boy David
Thompson is expected to return after suspension.