Coventry manager Tony Mowbray has confirmed it has been a challenge trying to lure players to the club this summer.
Coventry have signed former on-loan defender Chris Stokes on an initial one-year deal.
Sky Sports' first batch of live Football League fixtures have been released, with Brighton, Leeds and Preston on show.
Coventry striker Marcus Tudgay has agreed a new one-year contract with the League One club.
Coventry kick off their 2015/16 League One campaign with a home game against promotion favourites Wigan.
Wigan Athletic will start life in Sky Bet League One with a tough trip to Coventry City as all three relegated sides are handed away openers.
Burnley have been drawn to play at Port Vale in the first round of the Capital One Cup.
Coventry manager Tony Mowbray remains hopeful of keeping captain Reda Johnson at the League One club.
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