“We drove on second half when we needed to and it was

## ## Sky Blues announce their release and retain list for 2018

Jordan Maguire Drew (Brighton Hove Albion)FURTHER READING Coventry City midfielder Michael Doyle believes the next step for the Sky Blues is to get replicate this season and force their way into the Championship.The Sky Blues skipper has called on the club he calls club not to rest on their laurels and to keep pushing forward.Speaking as the dust settles on the Wembley Play Off Final success, Doyle believes the club have the right ingredients to build for a solid League One season.He stated: “Next year we will start again and try and replicate it again.”I came here to try and get this club back to the Championship where it should be and where it belongs.”We need to build on this now, we can rest on our laurels.”The two lads have been brilliant up front but we can start picking at individuals, everyone has been great it a team game.”Doyle felt that Coventry got everything right at Wembley and the club peaked just in time for the play off campaign, he paid tribute to the club fans for the brilliant support on the big day.He said: “It hard playing at Wembley and it about who is the fittest teams, it very hard and you have to be prepared for it with players getting cramp and things like that.”We drove on second half when we needed to and it was brilliant.”It was brilliant seeing all the fans there and we just had to use it to our advantage.”It was all about special goals on a special day, great finishes, it was a great day for the players and the fans.A special look back at a special day Coventry City’s ‘big day out’ at Wembley will live long in the memory for all of the right reasons.The blitz of Exeter City at the beginning of the second half, courtesy of quick fire goals from Jordan Willis, Jordan Shipley and Jack Grimmer, ensured promotion back to League One at the first time of asking was achieved.It was a long old day for the army of Sky Blues fans who travelled south to give their considerable vocal backing to Mark Robins’ men.Here, we revisit the day in detail.Read MoreA colourful look back at the most memorable of days at WembleyEARLY HOURS The journey down The CoventryLive team were all out of bed very early in the morning, and the near 35,000 fans who made the journey wouldn’t have woken up much later!Thousands of fans headed for the Ricoh Arena where coaches were waiting to take them down the motorway.Thousands more headed for various train platforms to hop on the rattler to Wembley Stadium station, armed with many a bottle and can to moisten the lungs in preparation for a fine performance in the stands later in the day.LATE MORNING City team arrives The coach carrying the Sky Blues squad and the manager arrived at Wembley, and they were well greeted.Not just the match day squad were in attendance, either Jodi Jones was among a group who had joined the team to cheer them onto victory.Carl Baker, who had arrived with his sons, was mingling with supporters, having photos and also chatted to former teammate and Rotherham hero the previous day Richard Wood.The veteran midfielder also correctly predicted to CoventryLive in a pre match interview that the score would be 3 1!3pm Kick off Having experienced the national anthem, sung by Faryl Smith, and conducted the traditional handshakes, we were finally off.

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