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EFL confirm Checkatrade Trophy to retain current format with key amendments

The English Football League (EFL) have confirmed that League One and League Two Clubs have voted for the Checkatrade Trophy to continue in its current format, with some “key amendments.” Coventry City won the competition this season, defeating Oxford United 2-1 at Wembley in front of a record crowd – but prior to the final, … Continue reading

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April 2nd 2017. Thirty years on from their 1987 FA Cup win at Wembley, Coventry City returned to the national stadium to take on Oxford United in the Checkatrade Trophy Final. Coventry’s own George Thomas had admitted in the build up he’d dreamed about scoring the winner at Wembley for The Sky Blues and in … Continue reading

Steve Ogrizovic to lead Coventry City out at Wembley

Coventry City will be lead out by Steve Ogrizovic in their first visit to Wembley in 30 years on Sunday. The Sky Blues travel to Wembley to face Oxford United in the Checkatrade Trophy Final, and the club have this afternoon confirmed that FA Cup winning goalkeeper Ogrizovic will lead the side out alongside manager … Continue reading

Checkatrade Trophy could be scrapped after just one season

This Sunday, Coventry City and Oxford United will meet in the final of The Checkatrade Trophy in front of over 70,000 fans at Wembley, but today the head of the English Football League has admitted the competition may be scrapped. This season saw the Football League¬†Trophy transition into the Checkatrade Trophy, with the introduction of … Continue reading