Possible Home Tie For City Youth

Last updated : 06 January 2012 By Covsupport News Service

Coventry City's youth team will face either Stoke City or Brentford in the FA Youth Cup Fifth Round at the Ricoh Arena if they can win at Blackburn Rovers. 

Greg Rioch and Lee Carsley's side have to win at Ewood Park in the Fourth Round on January 17th first before they can think about any game at the Ricoh, a game, which must be played before Saturday February 11th (Wednesday February 8th is the most likely date). 

Speaking to the club website, City Academy Boss Greg Rioch said: "It is a good draw for us as to play at home will be great for us. Whilst I have been here, we have never had the opportunity. 

"I am delighted at the prospect of playing at the Ricoh Arena and for the lads, who have done brilliantly this season, it would be great to play in front of the home fans. 

"It is important we keep our concentration on the Blackburn clash and continue with the high standards we have set ourselves all season. 

"It is a big motivation factor to play at the Ricoh Arena and we done well to get through a tough third round. The boys have been terrific this season and it is a great cup tie for us."