COVENTRY CITY 1 CITY 1
League Division 1
17th August 1985
Ref A Buksh
City Williams, Phillips, Power, Clements, N Johnson, Wilson, Lillis, McNab, Kinsey, McIlroy, Simpson – sub Barrett(unused)
Coventry Ogrizovic, Borrows, Downs, Bowman, Kilcline, Peake, Bennett, Gynn, Regis, Gibson, Adams – used sub Hibbitt
Sammy McIlroy scores in just 10 minutes of his debut to go some way in trying to win over the City fans who were still finding it hard to believe that the former Old Trafford star was now a Blue.