Sky Blues On The Road- Queens Park Rangers

QUEENS PARK RANGERS V COVENTRY CITY
SATURDAY JANUARY 10TH AT 3PM
AT LOFTUS ROAD STADIUM,SOUTH AFRICA ROAD,SHEPHERDS BUSH,LONDON,W12 7PA
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MATCH DETAILS
Kick off is at 3pm. Live commentary on Sky Blue World and BBC Coventry & Warwickshire if you are in radio reception range.
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TICKETS
Advance tickets in School End Upper Tier
Adults £30, U16's £20, 16-21 (proof of age required £20, Senior Citizen £20, Ambulant Disabled £20 (carer free). Two wheelchair disabled tickets £15 each carer free.

Due to the police considering Coventry City supporters to be a risk and QPR's Italian bosses trying to induce every penny they can out of anyone entering their stadium, City supporters will not be given the cheaper lower tier.

According to City's website, QPR have advised that "All away fans are advised to arrive inside the ground at least 30 minutes prior to kick-off in order to guarantee entry."
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WEATHER
A sunny day with some cloud and temperatures of three degrees.
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THE LAST TIME
This is the 104th meeting of the two sides with Coventry having won 43 of those games. There has been 26 draws. City have scored 173 goals compared to QPR's 132.

City beat QPR 1-0 at the Arena earlier in the season and last season won 2-1 at Loftus Road, thanks to goals from Michael Mifsud and Kevin Kyle.

Head to Head http://www.coventrycity-mad.co.uk/footydb/loadhed.asp
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THE MATCH OFFICIALS
The currently scheduled referee for this Championshp game is Keith Stroud.
Mr Stroud is from Hampshiire and he had 19 games so far this season, issuing 66 yellow cards and four red.

His last City game was the 2-0 win over Leicester last season at the Ricoh Arena and the 1-0 defeat at Wolves.

The referee who was appointed to the League list in 2002 has also been in charge of City's 0-0 draw at Colchester in 2007 and the 2-0 home win over Sheffield United in March 2006.

His last QPR game was this season, when he was in charge of their home game with Charlton.

The Assistants are R.Ganfield & I.Gosling. The fourth official is Grant Hegley.
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TRAVEL
Club Coach
Departure Time: 11am
Adult: £23 Adult Member/ST Holder: £17 Concessions: £20 Concessions Member/ST Holder: £12

ALTERNATIVE COACH TRAVEL SKY BLUE ARMY - 024 76 694293

By car:
From North M1 onto A406 West, then A40 at Hanger Lane to Central London. Turn off to White City, right into Wood Lane, then right into South Africa Road.

From East A40(M)Westway, then turn off to White City, left into Wood Lane, then right into South Africa Road.

From South A3 follow signs for Hammersmith, then A219 to Shepherds Bush, then towards White City (Wood Lane), and left into South Africa Road.

From West M4 to Chiswick, A315 and A402 to Shepherds Bush, then towards White City (Wood Lane), and left into South Africa Road.

By train: Acton Central Station, then bus.
By bus: 283 to Bloemfontein Road 72, 95, 220 to White City Station.
By tube: White City (Central Line) or Shepherds Bush (Hammersmith & City Line)
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BETTING ODDS
The Sky Blues are 3-1 to win with QPR 10/11 . You can get 12/5 on a draw.
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TEAM NEWS
Chris Coleman is likely to be without Robbie Simpson (deadleg), Elliott Ward (knee) and Marcus Hall. Keeper Keiren Westwood should return in goal with Jay Tabb, Michael Mifsud and Leon McKenzie also fit to start.

QPR will have Lee Camp, Adam Bolder and Zesh Rehman back in the squad after their loan spells ended.
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SATURDAY FIXTURES
Championship
Barnsley V Southampton, Blackpool v Birmingham, Burnley V Swansea (5.20), Cardiff V Derby, Charlton V Forest,
Doncaster V Bristol City, Ipswich V Sheff Wed, Plymouth V Palace, Sheff Utd V Bristol City, Wolves v Preston.

BGB Southern League Prem
Banbury United V Rugby Town

BGB Southern League Midland
Aylesbury V Bedworth, Nuneaton V Romulus. SUN Dunstable V Leamington

Midland Alliance
Coventry Sphinx V Boldmere St Michaels, Rocester V Stratford Town

Midland Combination Premier Div
Bartley Green V Nuneaton Griff, Bolehall V Massey Ferguson, Cadbury V Coventry Copsewood, Heather SJ V Southam,

CET Junior Cup Round 2
Ambledside Res V Coventry Amateurs 1.30pm.