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2 months ago By Sharon Taylor

Competition: Midland Football League Premier Division

Competition: Midland Football League Premier Division
Fixture: Coventry Sphinx v Ilkeston Town
Date: Saturday 6th October
Venue: Sphinx Drive, off Siddeley Avenue, Stoke, Coventry, CV3 1WA
Kick-off: 3pm
PREVIEW: Coventry Sphinx welcome the league leaders to Sphinx Drive in what promises to be a fascinating game between the two sides. Ilkeston have a tremendous support for this level and they are expected to bring a significant travelling support to Coventry.
COVENTRY SPHINX: Despite two recent defeats, Coventry Sphinx remain in 5th place in the division with one of the best defensive records in the league.
THE OPPOSITION: Ilkeston are currently 3 points clear at the top of the MFL Premier Division with 9 wins from their 11 games. They have suffered just two defeats with Lye Town and Sporting Khalsa the only clubs to take three points from the leaders. Reeves leads the goal scoring stakes with 11 and Hopkinson is not far behind him on 9.
ADMISSION: Adults £6, Under 16’s FREE (I.D may be required).
BAR FACILITIES: Our clubhouse is located adjacent to the car park before you pass through the turnstiles and here you will find a well-stocked bar showing live sport with an outdoor seating area. Our clubhouse also houses the toilet facilities which can be found on your right as soon as you enter the building through the main entrance.
The bar has a wide selection of drinks on tap and they include Carling (£3.20), Coors Light (£3.20), Worthington (£3.10), Strongbow (£3.50) and Guinness (£3.60).
FOOD: Hot food, Snacks and hot drinks will be available pitch side from The Cabin
MATCH DAY PROGRAMME: Our new look programme also has a new editor with Chris Nee bringing his experience and knowledge of football writing to the Coventry Sphinx Match Day Programme. The programme is full colour and is packed full of original and fresh content and is great value for £1.50.
CLUB SHOP: Here you can buy your copy of the popular Match Day programme as well as take a look at our range of club merchandise which includes Hats, Mugs, Pin Badges and our brand new design of scarves and key rings.
TRAVEL: Coventry train station is a short taxi journey away or a 30 minute walk. Any bus service from the city centre that uses the Binley Road will also take you to Sphinx Drive. Get off the bus opposite the Bulls Head Pub, cross the Binley Road and walk down Bulls Head Lane at the side of the pub. Then turn right just after the New Inn Pub to continue on Bulls Head Lane. Take the second left into Siddeley Avenue and after 50 yards turn left into Sphinx Drive which will take you up to our ground.
PARKING: We offer FREE parking at Sphinx Drive but please follow the instructions of the car park attendants and arrive in good time to ensure you get a space. On street parking is available locally but please park considerately to our neighbours.
OFFICIALS: Scott Hamilton, Christopher Ward and Ryan Jennings

Updated 19:40 - 5 Oct 2018 by Sharon Taylor

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