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Sky Blues to kick-off League One campaign against Scunthorpe United

Felix Nobes 21st Jun, 2018 Updated: 21st Jun, 2018

COVENTRY City will kick-off their League One campaign against Scunthorpe United at the Ricoh Arena.

On their return to English football’s third division, Mark Robins’ men will face Nicky Daws’ promotion hopefuls on Saturday, August 4.

The first trip on the road for the Sky Blues will see them travel to AFC Wimbledon at Kingsmeadow on Saturday, August 11.

For those anticipating the busy Christmas period, City will face a difficult trip to Shrewsbury Town away on the December 22.

They will then entertain Charlton Athletic on Boxing Day at the Ricoh, before hosting Southend United just three days later.

New Year’s Day will see the Sky Blue Army venture to Adams Park to face Gareth Ainsworth’s Wycombe Wanderers.

The final home game of he season will be against John Askey’s Shrewsbury Town on April 27, while the final fixture of the campaign will be against Doncaster Rovers on Saturday, May 4 at the Keepmoat Stadium.

Take a look below for the fixtures in full:

August

Sat 4th – Scunthorpe United (H)

Sat 11th – AFC Wimbledon (A)

Sat 18th – Plymouth Argyle (H)

Tue 21st – Blackpool (A)

Sat 25th – Gillingham (A)

September

Sat 1st – Rochdale (H)

Sat 8th – Oxford United (A)

Sat 15th – Barnsley (H)

Sat 22nd – Bristol Rovers (A)

Sat 29th – Sunderland (H)

October

Tue 2nd – Portsmouth (H)

Sat 6th – Charlton Athletic (A)

Sat 13th – Wycombe Wanderers (H)

Sat 20th – Southend United (A)

Tue 23rd – Bradford City (A)

Sat 27th – Doncaster Rovers (H)

November

Sat 3rd – Accrington Stanley (H)

Sat 17th – Burton Albion (A)

Sat 24th – Peterborough United (H)

Tue 27th – Fleetwood Town (A)

December

Sat 8th – Walsall (A)

Sat 15th – Luton Town (H)

Sat 22nd – Shrewsbury Town (A)

Wed 26th – Charlton Athletic (H)

Sat 29th – Southend United (H)

January

Tue 1st – Wycombe Wanderers (A)

Sat 5th – Scunthorpe United (A)

Sat 12th – AFC Wimbledon (H)

Sat 19th – Plymouth Argyle (A)

Sat 26th – Blackpool (H)

February

Sat 2nd – Gillingham (H)

Sat 9th – Rochdale (A)

Sat 16th – Walsall (H)

Sat 23rd – Luton Town (A)

March

Sat 2nd – Accrington Stanley (A)

Sat 9th – Burton Albion (H)

Tue 12th – Fleetwood Town (H)

Sat 16th – Peterborough United (A)

Sat 23rd – Oxford United (H)

Sat 30h – Barnsley (A)

April

Sat 6th – Bristol Rovers (H)

Sat 13th – Sunderland (A)

Fri 19th – Bradford City (H)

Mon 22nd – Portsmouth (A)

Sat 27th – Shrewsbury Town (H)

May

Sat 4th – Doncaster Rovers (A)

Please note that all fixtures are subject to change.

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