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RNTomlinson

Part-time blogger. Full-time entertainer. Can be found on RNTomlinson.com & ccfctv.co.uk.
RNTomlinson has written 223 posts for ccfctv

Plymouth sign Portuguese midfielder Ruben Lameiras

Plymouth Argyle have signed Portuguese midfielder RĂºben Lameiras following his release from Coventry City. Lameiras, 22, joins The Pilgrims after two seasons with The Sky Blues, in which he helped guide the club to the Checkatrade Trophy at Wembley in April but couldn’t prevent the club being relegated to League One. After graduating through the … Continue reading

Gary Deegan leaves Shrewsbury Town

Former Coventry City midfielder Gary Deegan has today left League One side Shrewsbury Town by mutual consent. Deegan, known as “The Pitbull” for his aggressive style of play, joined The Shrews on a two-year contract from Southend United last summer, and went on to make 48 appearances in all competitions last season. However after an … Continue reading

EFL confirm Checkatrade Trophy to retain current format with key amendments

The English Football League (EFL) have confirmed that League One and League Two Clubs have voted for the Checkatrade Trophy to continue in its current format, with some “key amendments.” Coventry City won the competition this season, defeating Oxford United 2-1 at Wembley in front of a record crowd – but prior to the final, … Continue reading

George Thomas called up for Wales

Coventry City forward George Thomas has today been called up for The Wales U21 squad to compete in this month’s Toulon Tournament. Fresh off scoring the winning goal at Wembley in The Checkatrade Trophy Final, and finishing 2016/2017 as Coventry City’s top goalscorer, Thomas has been rewarded for his breakthrough into City’s first team. Sky … Continue reading

COMPETITION | King George @Art_of_Football t-shirt

April 2nd 2017. Thirty years on from their 1987 FA Cup win at Wembley, Coventry City returned to the national stadium to take on Oxford United in the Checkatrade Trophy Final. Coventry’s own George Thomas had admitted in the build up he’d dreamed about scoring the winner at Wembley for The Sky Blues and in … Continue reading

Coventry first Premier League founding member to be relegated to League Two

Coventry City have become the first founding member of The English Premier League (1992/1993) to be relegated to the fourth tier of English football. Since the inception of The FA Premier League as it was known in 1992/1993, 47 different sides have competed in the competition, and whereas now there are 20 sides each season, … Continue reading

Coventry City relegated to League Two

Coventry City were this afternoon relegated to the fourth tier of English football for the first time in 58 years. Following a season of misery both on and off the pitch, The Sky Blues went into this afternoon’s game against Charlton Athletic at The Ricoh Arena knowing nothing other than a victory would keep their … Continue reading

Russell Slade appointed Grimsby Town manager

Former Coventry City manager Russell Slade has been appointed as the new manager of League Two side Grimsby Town. Just over a month after being dismissed by The Sky Blues, Slade has taken the reigns at The Mariners for the second time in his career with the side currently sat 14th in League Two. Slade … Continue reading

Seven Coventry City academy scholars offered professional contracts

Coventry City have offered seven academy scholars their first professional contracts. Both Tom Bayliss and Jordan Ponticellii accepted their terms before Christmas and are already signed up, whilst the club have offered five more scholars contracts. Defenders Reece Ford, Jak Hickman, Chris Camwell and Jordan Thompson have received their offers as has midfielder Kyle Finn. … Continue reading

Steve Ogrizovic to lead Coventry City out at Wembley

Coventry City will be lead out by Steve Ogrizovic in their first visit to Wembley in 30 years on Sunday. The Sky Blues travel to Wembley to face Oxford United in the Checkatrade Trophy Final, and the club have this afternoon confirmed that FA Cup winning goalkeeper Ogrizovic will lead the side out alongside manager … Continue reading