Date: 16th October 2008 at 8:36pm
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Elliott Ward will continue to be Coventry City’s penalty taker if he wants the job.

After firing wide against Sheffield United earlier in the season, Ward tried a cheeky chip against Southampton recently, only for the ball to drop tamely into the arms of the goalkeeper.

Chris Coleman told BBC Coventry & Warwickshire however: ‘If I were to say, ‘Elliot, you’re off penalties’, for me that is letting him off.

‘He’s a big boy and a strong character and can look after himself.

‘If we get a penalty I’m sure he’ll stick it in the back of the net.’