Belfast Telegraph

Monday 22 September 2014

Coleman promises to deliver new City glory

Chris Coleman is hoping the Coventry side of 2009 can create their own piece of FA Cup history by beating Chelsea - and put a smile back on the faces of supporters who have endured years of under-achievement.

Coleman is constantly reminded by City’s goalkeeping coach Steve Ogrizovic about the Sky Blues 1987 3-2 final triumph over Tottenham.

But the former Fulham boss insists it is "not an impossible task" to win the home quarter-final against Chelsea who last season were dumped out of the competition by another Championship side in Barnsley.

Coleman said: "Steve Ogrizovic tells me every single day about the cup final, the saves he made in the semi-final, Keith Houchen and Cyrille Regis etc.

"I get it every day. It gets on my bloody nerves!

"This is a chance for us to make our own little bit of history. We are going to have a special day to get past this next round. We can make our own history."

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