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Ricoh Arena (ATT 10,674) 22nd September 2012 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: P Miller

Coventry Coventry City vs Carlisle United Carlisle

Coventry 1

D McGoldrick (38)

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Carlisle 2

D Cadamarteri (pen 25)
D Livesey (57)

Cumbrians see off Sky Blues

Last Updated: 22/09/12 6:42pm

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McGoldrick: Goal in vain for Coventry

McGoldrick: Goal in vain for Coventry

Coventry's new manager Mark Robins saw his struggling side go down 2-1 at home to Carlisle United.

The visitors took the lead after 25 minutes when Danny Cadamarteri converted coolly from the penalty spot while everyone else tried to work out why the spotkick had been given.

But Coventry responded well and got the equaliser they deserved seven minutes before half-time. Carl Baker's deep right-wing cross found David McGoldrick peeling off at the back post and the striker made no mistake with his header, directing back across goal.

The visitors went back in front after 57 minutes when, following a scrappy opening to the half and poor defending from Coventry, defender Danny Livesey was allowed to head home from a corner.

McGoldrick and substitute Cody McDonald both struck the post in the closing stages as Robins pushed everyone forward in search of an equaliser, but Coventry could not find one and suffered a fifth straight league defeat.

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Sky Bet League 1

Sky Bet League 1
Pos Team P Pts
1 Bristol City 10 24
2 Peterborough United 10 19
3 Swindon Town 9 18
4 Milton Keynes Dons 9 16
5 Rochdale 10 16
6 Preston North End 9 16
7 Sheffield United 9 16
8 Chesterfield 9 15
9 Bradford City 10 15
10 Notts County 10 14
11 Oldham Athletic 10 14
12 Fleetwood Town 10 13
13 Crawley Town 10 13
14 Gillingham 10 12
15 Coventry City 10 12
16 Yeovil Town 10 12
17 Walsall 10 11
18 Doncaster Rovers 9 11
19 Leyton Orient 9 10
20 Colchester United 10 9
21 Barnsley 9 9
22 Port Vale 10 9
23 Scunthorpe United 10 7
24 Crewe Alexandra 10 4