Coventry City have signed Newcastle United defender Jamie Sterry on a standard loan agreement until January 2017.
The 20-year-old, who plays predominantly at right fullback, began his career in the Northeast and progressed through the academy system, signing his first professional contract in July 2015.
Sterry made his Premier League debut in May 2016, coming on as a second-half substitute during the 5-1 home win over Tottenham Hotspur.
Coventry City Manager, Tony Mowbray said:
I’m pleased to add another defender to the ranks as we welcome Jamie Sterry to the club. We’ve got a good relationship with Newcastle United and Jamie is the latest player we’ve taken from the North East to strengthen our squad.
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Joe Cole says he's not interested in money and joined the Sky Blues because he's desperate to play again.
The ex England midfielder made a surprise 35-day loan move to the Ricoh Arena from Aston Villa on Friday.
The Ex-Chelsea and West Ham star, who has played just once for Villa this season, told ITV News Central he might need a couple of games to "shake off the cobwebs" before his first match for Coventry.
Tony Mowbray has agreed to become Coventry City's next manager, reports suggest this evening.
Terms have been verbally agreed and Mowbray will travel down tomorrow to sign on the dotted line and be unveiled as the Sky Blues boss, the Coventry Telegraph reported.
The former West Brom, Celtic and Middlesbrough manager has been locked in talks with club officials most of today, according to the newspaper.
Coventry City fans have snapped up all 1,000 extra tickets for the Sky Blues' first game back at the Ricoh Arena - less than three hours after they went on sale.
But fans who have yet to get their hands on a seat for tomorrow's match against Gillingham have one last chance, as unclaimed season ticket seats will become available from 6.30am.
Supporters can buy a maximum of two per person from the Coventry City superstore website, and they will be available to collect from 3pm from the shop or from 5pm at the arena.
Coventry City fans will be hoping to secure a seat at the Ricoh Arena for the club's first home game of the season, back in Coventry. Tickets go on sale this morning (9:30am) for the home fixture against Gillingham next Friday.
It comes after a deal was reached to allow the club to return to the Ricoh Arena. The Sky Blues have played all their home fixtures for more than a year at Sixfields in Northampton after a row over rent at the Ricoh.
The club said it was expecting to see a huge demand for tickets for the return fixture.
"We really want to show the footballing world that Coventry City Football Club is back in the city and what this means to the people of Coventry. We need the fans more than ever now to get behind Steven Pressley and his team for our first game back and throughout the season and that is why we have set prices so low.
Tickets for the Gillingham game for adults will be £10.
A judge has ruled that Coventry City Council did not act irrationally by loaning more than £14million of taxpayers' money to the company which runs the city's Ricoh Arena - a company in which the council itself is a shareholder.
The loan was needed after SISU, the owners of Coventry City Football Club, stopped paying rent on the stadium, saying it was too high. SISU claimed in court the council loan was equivalent to state aid, and was unlawful. Andy Bevan reports.