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Extra police drafted in for Leeds clash
Published : 05 Nov 2010 09:26:30
250 officers to be present. Coventry City have revealed that there will be a strong police presence in and around The Ricoh Arena on Saturday when Leeds United are the visitors. Additional police officers will be patrolling the city centre and bus routes to and from the ground while there will be 250 officers in or around The Ricoh Arena. A spokesman for the West Midlands Police said the number of officers policing the match and the city on Saturday would be more than an average match, due to the fixture’s high profile. A record crowd for the season is expected on Saturday with Leeds bring at 6,200 fans from Yorkshire while Coventry have sold in excess of 18,000 tickets. The Ricoh ticket office will remain open until 7:00 pm tonight (Friday) to cater for the high demand for tickets.