16th Sep, 2019

PICTURE SPECIAL: Coventry City fans make the Wembley Way walk for the first time in 30 years

Shaun Reynolds 2nd Apr, 2017 Updated: 2nd Apr, 2017

THOUSANDS of Coventry City fans crammed trains, buses, motorways and tubes as the city descended on Wembley in preparation for this afternoon’s Checkatrade Trophy Final at Wembley.

Today marks Coventry City’s first Wembley appearance since 1987 – and a similar turnout of Sky Blues’ fans is expected.

Around 44,000 fans will cram one half of the national stadium after strikes from Stuart Beavon and George Thomas booked Coventry’s spot in the final.

This morning, fans of all ages posed on Wembley Way for our snapper Jon Mullis. And the atmosphere is continuing to build inside the ground with doors just opening.

Kick off takes place in less than two hours. Visit our website for live coverage of the game.

 

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