IPSWICH TOWN V COVENTRY CITY
MONDAY SEPTEMBER 19TH AT 7.45PM
AT PORTMAN ROAD, IPSWICH, SUFFOLK IP1 2DA
Kick off at 7.45pm. This match is live on Sky Sports 1
Club Coach Coaches depart from the Ricoh Arena, Car Park C at 3pm and are priced at £23 per person.
M6 then A14 to Ipswich. Take the A12 to big roundabout (by Tesco) on A14 junction. Take 2nd exit (sign posted Ipswich West A1214) into London Road. Follow Ipswich A1214 signs for 2 1/2 miles, straight over roundabout to junction at bottom of hill. Go straight on to the next set of traffic lights. Turn right and follow the signs to the ground.
Street parking in the immediate vicinity of the stadium is problematic. However there are plenty of Pay and Display car parks within walking distance of Portman Road. In any case the ground is within easy walking distance of the town centre.
Ipswich station is about a 5 minute walk from the ground. Go straight out of the station, over the bridge and past two sets of traffic lights, then turn left into Portman Road. You cannot get back to Coventry after the game by train.
Tickets for the game at Portman Road which is also live on Sky Sports are priced at £31 for adults and £22 for concessions with prices increasing if you pay on the day.
Those who have collected the vouchers that were in The Sun newspaper for two tickets for £29.50 are reminded that this is the only City away game that these vouchers can be used for.
In order to redeem the voucher and get the tickets, you do need to visit City's Ticket Office in person.
THE LAST TIME
This is the 82nd game between the two sides. City have won 22 of those matches and drawn 23 scoring 98 goals compared to Ipswich's 123.
In the corresponding fixture last season, City won 2-1.
The teams that day were:
City: Westwood, Keogh, Cranie, Wood, Turner, Clingan, Carsley, Gunnarsson (Baker 82), McSheffrey (Doyle 85), Jutkiewicz, Platt. SNU Ireland, McIndoe, Clarke, O’Donovan
Ipswich: Fulop, Peters (Norris 73), McAuley, Leadbitter, Edwards, Scotland, Livermore, Townsend (Priskin 73), Hyam (Wickham 46), Smith, Kennedy. SNu Murphy, Delaney, Brown, Eastham
The currently appointed referee for Coventry City's away Championship game at Ipswich is Craig Pawson from South Yorkshire.
Craig began refereeing at the age of fourteen and was promoted on to the national list of referees in 2008. His career has been heavily influenced by his father who was a national list assistant referee.
His last City game was the home FA Cup against Crystal Palace last season. He was also in charge of City's 2-0 win at Scunthorpe in November 2010 and was in the charge of the 2-1 win over Blackpool in January 2009.
His assistants are Barry Holderness from Essex and Paul Kelly from Kent. Fourth official is Kevin Wright from Cambridgeshire.
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