COMPETITION: Win tickets to see the Sky Blues at Wembley in the Checkatrade Trophy final - The Coventry Observer

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COMPETITION: Win tickets to see the Sky Blues at Wembley in the Checkatrade Trophy final

Steve Carpenter 3rd Mar, 2017 Updated: 4th Mar, 2017

THE SKY Blues are gearing for their first trip to Wembley in 30 years when they take on Oxford United in the final of the Checkatrade Trophy – and you could be there to cheer Russell Slade’s side on to victory.

The Coventry Observer has teamed up with Checkatrade, official title sponsor of the Checkatrade Trophy, to offer ten lucky fans the once in a lifetime chance to win four tickets to Wembley for the match on April 2.

Slade’s side are heading to Wembley for the first time since 1987, when they were there twice in a matter of months – first  famously beating Tottenham Hotspur 3-2 to lift the FA Cup for the only time in their history, followed by a Charity Shield encounter with Everton which they lost 1-0.

The Sky Blues will be looking to give their fans something to celebrate having gone through the competition unbeaten after finishing top of their group.

Victories over Crawley, Brighton Under-23s, Swansea Under-23s and Wycombe booked City their place at Wembley where they will face Oxford who beat Luton 3-2 in the other semi-final.

To be in with a chance of winning four tickets, simply answer the following question.

Who did Coventry City beat at Wembley to lift the 1987 FA Cup?

a) Crawley

b) Oxford

c) Tottenham Hotspur

Send you answer along with your name, address, email and phone number to 45 The Parade, Leamington Spa, CV32 4BL. You can also email your answers to The winners will be the senders of the first ten correct entries drawn after the closing date which is noon on Monday March 13.

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Checkatrade Trophy

Terms & Conditions

1. The prize consists of four tickets for ten winners to the game against Oxford United at Wembley on April 2nd 2017.

2. The package does not include travel to or from the ground or any hospitality at the ground

3. Entrants are reminded that tickets are issued subject to Wembley and EFL regulations and the Conditions of Entry relevant to those tickets

4. Fans are reminded that these tickets are in the Coventry City end and seats are amongst their supporters. Any away supporters found in home areas may be ejected from the ground either for the purposes of their own safety or for any other reason.

5. The competition is open to all UK residents with the exception of employees of Coventry City, Oxford United or Hatch Communications, their immediate families, agents or anyone else associated with the administration

6. No cash alternative will be offered

7. The competition closes at 12pm on March 13.

8. In the event of unforeseen circumstances, the promoter reserves the right to offer an alternative prize of equal or greater value

9. The promoter’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into

10. All entrants must be willing to participate in publicity should they be a winner

11. We reserve the right at any time to cancel, modify or supersede the competition if, in our sole discretion, the competition is not capable of being conducted as specified in the competition rules

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