Robins In Striker Hunt

Last updated : 14 January 2018 By CNS Sport/AO

Coventry City manager Mark Robins has said that he is after a number nine.

Robins told BBC Coventry & Warwickshire:  “The No.9 is the area we need to strengthen, without a shadow of a doubt, and bring the right one in.

“We know we have got to do it and beig able to afford the right one is a balancing act, so we have to try to do something that gives the lads we have got some help and support because they can’t sustain it.



Coventry City are out of the play-off places and down to eighth iin the League Two table on goal difference.

The Sky Blues 1-0 defeat at fofth placed Exeter City thanks to a defensive mix up, sees Coventry behind Mansfield Town who drew 0-0 at Cambridge United and Lincoln City who drew 2-2 at home to second placed Notts County.

Luton still top the table despite losing 2-0 at Chesterfield who moved out of the bottom three with Accrington who won 2-0 at Cheltenham in third place Wycombe who beat Colchester United 3-1 in fourth place.



Amongst the former Coventry City players on target this afternoon were.

Former Coventry City youngster James Maddison who scored his seventh League goal of the season with a neat, cut in and strike to give Norwich City a 1-0 win at Bristol City.

Former City loanee Oliver Norwood scored a 95th minute penalty to give Fulham a 1-0 win at Middlesbrough after he was tripped.

Former City loanee Lloyd Dyer scored for Burton Albion in a 3-1 home defeat to Queen Park Rangers.

Former City winger Mark Marshall scored the only goal of the game as Charlton Athletic won at Bury.

Former City loanee Jon Stead scored for Notts County in their 2-2 draw at Lincoln. 

Former City midfielder and captain Sammy Clingan celebrated his birthday with a goal to give Glenavon a point aganst Cliftonville.