Barton Looking Forward To Facing Former Club

Last updated : 21 December 2012 By Covsupport News Service

Coventry City midfielder Adam Barton is looking forward to facing his former club.

Barton was a youth team player at Preston North End, who travel to the Ricoh Arena tomorrow and told the Coventry Telegraph's Alan Poole: “I was a youth-team player there and came up through the ranks,

“I am from about half an hour from Preston, although I supported Liverpool as a boy, and I made most of my appearances there so it would be a great game for me to play in.

"It would be interesting to see how their fans would react – my friends who are coming down are all Preston fans and it would be good to get one against them.”

“At the end of last season I broke my ankle. “It looked like there was only one way I could go, which was down. "But I came to Coventry which I always think of as being a bigger club with what they have achieved in the past and where they have been in the top flight.

“I can understand the frustration with no trophies or success for a while but hopefully this year we can kick forward and get something, not just for ourselves, but for the supporters as well.

“From what everyone says we are going to push on. There is a lot happening in the background but that’s nothing to do with us and will get sorted sooner rather than later. And it’s a great place to be, especially when we’re winning.”

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