United win the battle of Coventry - plus Midland Football League coronavirus latest - The Coventry Observer

United win the battle of Coventry - plus Midland Football League coronavirus latest

Coventry Editorial 13th Mar, 2020   0

COVENTRY’S Midland Football League sides are patiently waiting to find out if they will take to the pitch this weekend.

Following the latest update by the MFL on Friday afternoon, an emergency meeting will decide whether the next scheduled round of matches will take place in the wake of the coronavirus epidemic.

The virus has taken the footballing world by storm, forcing all of the professional ranks and a growing number of leagues further down the ladder into postponements in a bid to tackle the spread of COVID-19.

As far as matters on the pitch were concerned in midweek…

IN THE battle of Coventry, it was Coventry United who booked their quarter-final berth in the MFL League Cup with a comfortable 3-0 win over Coventry Copsewood on Tuesday night.

The Midland League Premier Division side showed their class at Copsewood’s Allard Way, confirming their progress against their Division One counterparts thanks to goals from Kyle Carey, Riley O’Sullivan and Matty Gardner – incidentally the striker’s last goal for the club after his departure on Wednesday.

Gardner exits the Red and Greens having struck 15 goals since his summer arrival, but now seeks a new challenge elsewhere.

Terry Anderson’s side will now visit their division rivals Romulus on Monday April 6 for a place in the last-four.

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