A reminder to all fans – former Sky Blue Andrew Whing is our ‘special guest’ for the Sky Blues’ Tuesday night match (18th October 2016) against his current club Oxford United at the Ricoh under floodlights. Though he is bound to have somewhat divided loyalties for this particular game, Andy joined this Association in 2012 and it is not the first time he has taken up the duties of our ‘special guest’.
He will, no doubt, be interested to see how well the players of his old club manage against his current employers who are currently mid table in League One. Despite their lowly position the Sky Blues remain unbeaten in League One at the Ricoh this season and will be hoping to get a third successive home victory on Tuesday night to capitalise on their recent mini revival (though brought down with a bump at Charlton on Saturday) and get some sort of rise up the table. Added interest comes from the fact that the U’s may feature a trio of former Sky Blues, Aaron Martin, Chris Maguire and Josh Ruffels!
Scorer of this club’s last ever Highfield Road goal and a playing centurion for the U’s from 2010-15 when injury forced his retirement, Andy remains a firm fans favourite at both CCFC and OUFC where he is currently joint youth team coach.
Look out for Andy in the various supporters’ lounges prior to the game and on the stage of Lady Gs in the G-Casino for a Q&A with CCFPA’s Billy Bell after the game is over. Andy will also be assisting the BBC CWR live matchday commentary team during the game as it unfolds to those supporters who cannot make it to the Ricoh on Saturday. Welcome Andy!