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Coventry v CUFC

Greg Abbott goes back to his roots as Carlisle United travel to Coventry.

The Blues Boss was born in Coventry and he started his career there although he left the Sky Blues without making a league appearance for them.

There was speculation linking him with the Coventry manager's job when it became vacant this month, but Abbott never showed the slightest interest in leaving Cumbria, so that dubious honour this week went to Mark Robins. He became the Sky Blues 11th manager in 11 seasons of almost constant decline.

Despite that Robins seems confident:

"You're asking if it's an impossible job. I don't think, I don't really think that there's any such thing. I think we've got to have a vision and we've got to have a collective vision. We've got to make sure that we make the right decisions more often than not and they get a fresh start. But they've got to show me they're capable and worth a place in the starting line up. The changes have got to be implemented and made quickly and there'll be a limited time period. But we'll be preapring for the game on Saturday against Carlisle."

– Mark Robins

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