League One

January 16, 2013


Coventry City

1 - 0

Tranmere Rovers

League One

19:45 +00:00, January 16, 2013

Ricoh Arena, England

Referee: Gavin Ward

Sky Blues wait on Bailey

Team Stat Comparison

Coventry City Tranmere Rovers
Matches Played 46 46
Table Position 15 11
Points 55 67
Goal Difference 7 10
Goals for * 1.3 1.2
Goals against * 1.2 1.2
Last 5 D-L-L-D-L D-L-L-L-L
Last 5 home L-D-W-W-D D-L-L-W-W
Last 5 away D-L-L-L-W L-L-L-L-L
*  Goals per match - home matches for home club and away matches for away club
Stats: Coventry City | Tranmere Rovers

Competition Stats

Coventry City Tranmere Rovers
Goals David McGoldrick 16 Jake Cassidy 11
Assists Carl Baker 8 Adam McGurk 5
Yellows Gary McSheffrey 7 Danny Holmes 6
Reds Jordan Stewart 1 Liam Palmer 1
Squads: Coventry City | Tranmere Rovers

Next Matches

Coventry City Tranmere Rovers
4/21 A: Oldham Athletic 4/21 H: Sheffield United
4/26 H: Wolverhampton Wanderers 4/26 A: Leyton Orient
5/3 A: Sheffield United 5/3 H: Bradford City

James Bailey continues to be an injury doubt ahead of Coventry's home clash against league leaders Tranmere.

The midfielder missed Sunday's 1-0 defeat at Carlisle having picked up a knock in the Johnstone's Paint Trophy area semi-final victory over Preston last Thursday night.

He will again be assessed as the Sky Blues aim to bounce back from the disappointment at Brunton Park.

Manager Mark Robins, who is not expected to have any other injury concerns, branded his side's display "rubbish'' so changes could be on the cards.

Left-back Blair Adams plays the final game of his current loan spell although Coventry are working hard on extending his stay at the Ricoh Arena.

City are 13th in League One and know victory against Rovers, who have won their last four league matches, would put them within three points of the play-off places.

Jean-Louis Akpa Akpro and Abdulai Bell-Baggie are pushing for involvement after the Tranmere attacking duo completed their rehabilitation from injury ahead of schedule.

Forward Akpa Akpro came off the bench to make his first appearance since suffering a broken metatarsal in October as the npower League One leaders overcame Crawley 2-0.

Former Rotherham winger Bell-Baggie did not make it on against the Red Devils but the lateral knee ligament victim was an unused substitute, featuring in the matchday squad for the first time in two months.

"You now look around at the bench and you've got options,'' boss Ronnie Moore told BBC Radio Merseyside.

"It's great when you know you've got players of quality that can hurt teams.''

Moore's remaining injury absentee is skipper James Wallace, who has been out since the start of December with medial knee ligament damage.