Germany’s Robin Koch gets above Ryan Delaney and Tyan Sweeney during the  Unde-21 European Championship qualifier at Voith-Arena in Heidenheim. Photograph: Adam Pretty/Bongarts/Getty Images

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Republic of Ireland U21 manager Noel King needed maximum points from his team’s final two matches. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

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Coventry City’s Michael Doyle celebrates with the trophy after the Sky Bet League Two Final at Wembley Stadium, London. Photo: Mike Egerton/PA Wire

Coventry City 3 Exeter City 1 Coventry City sealed an immediate return to League One after a convincing League Two play-off final victory over Exeter(...)

Brighton’s Jurgen Locadia celebrates after scoring the opening goal of the FA Cup fifth round clash with Coventry City. Photo: Glyn Kirk/Getty Images

Brighton and Hove Albion 3 Coventry City 1 Jurgen Locadia scored a debut goal as Brighton ended their 32-year wait to reach the FA Cup quarter-finals(...)