Cup fever has hit fans of Sky Bet League One bottom club Coventry City with the club selling 14,975 tickets for their EFL Trophy Final clash against Luton Town or Oxford United at Wembley on the first day of sales according to the Coventry Telegraph.
The Sky Blues find themselves at the national stadium for the first time in 30 years after beating Sky Bet League Two club Wycombe Wanderers 2-1 in the Semi Finals at The Ricoh Arena.
Tickets for the EFL Trophy final went on sale today and it has been confirmed that 14,975 Coventry City fans have already secured their places at the showpiece event. Long queues were reported at the club’s ticket office on Monday morning with some fans having arrived as early as 4am to ensure that they had first choice on seats for the match.
The Sky Blues will face either Luton Town or Oxford United in the EFL Trophy Final with the two clubs set to contest the second Semi Final on Wednesday 1 March at Kenilworth Road.
The EFL Trophy Final will take place at Wembley Stadium on Sunday 2 April and the match will kick off at 2.30pm. The fixture is likely to produce the biggest crowd for an EFL Trophy tie of all time with over 70,000 fans expected to attend the clash.