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RNTomlinson

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RNTomlinson has written 250 posts for ccfctv

Leon Barnett forced to retire due to heart condition

Former Coventry City defender Leon Barnett has been forced to retire, after being diagnosed with a heart condition. Barnett, 32, joined The Sky Blues on loan from West Bromwich Albion in November 2009 after only two league appearances for The Baggies initially until January, which was then extended until the end of the 2009/2010 Season. … Continue reading

Joe Cole retires from professional football

After 56 England caps, three World Cup tournaments, three Premier League titles, two FA Cups and a Champions League Final, former Coventry City midfielder Joe Cole has retired from professional football. Cole joined The Sky Blues in October 2015, initially on loan from Aston Villa, before making the move permanent three months later, and acted … Continue reading

Callum Wilson earns first England call-up

Coventry City academy graduate Callum Wilson has today been called up to the senior England squad for the first time for the games against USA and Croatia. Wilson is the second Coventry City academy graduate to be called up by England manager Gareth Southgate after James Maddison was included in the squad for the games … Continue reading

Kenny Jackett confirms Conor Chaplin will not be eligible for Coventry against Portsmouth tomorrow night

Portsmouth manager Kenny Jackett has confirmed that striker Conor Chaplin will be unavailable to feature against his parent club at The Ricoh Arena tomorrow night. Speaking to The News, Jackett confirmed that it was a contractual agreement between the two sides when Chaplin joined The Sky Blues on Deadline Day in August before Chaplin’s move … Continue reading

Full Tim Fisher transcript from pre-Sunderland Sky Sports interview

Coventry City Chairman Tim Fisher faced the Sky Sports cameras and was interviewed by Jonathan Oakes before yesterday’s 1-1 draw with Sunderland facing questions regarding the Club’s future. Here we provide a full transcript of Fisher’s responses. JO: “Yes, The Ricoh Arena is home to Coventry City for the time being, but that may not … Continue reading

Tom Bayliss signs new four-year contract with Coventry City

Coventry City midfielder Tom Bayliss has committed his future to The Sky Blues by signing a new four-year contract. The midfielder, 19, only made his first team debut in November 2017 in The Checkatrade Trophy against West Bromwich Albion U23’s before scoring just two minutes into his league debut against Cheltenham Town less than a … Continue reading

Ponticelli heads out on loan.

Coventry City striker Jordan Ponticelli has today joined League Two side Macclesfield Town on a season-long loan. Following the capture of Conor Chaplin from Portsmouth yesterday, Sky Blues’ boss Mark Robins has allowed Ponticelli, 19, to spend the season gaining experience with Mark Yates’ men where he will link up with midfielder Callum Maycock who … Continue reading

Coventry complete Chaplin capture.

Coventry City have finally completed the signing of striker Conor Chaplin from League One side Portsmouth after a summer-long pursuit. Identified by Sky Blues’ boss Mark Robins as the number one target to replace 28-goal striker Marc McNulty who joined Championship side Reading earlier in the summer, the young forward has finally arrived at The … Continue reading

Tom Bayliss & Dujon Sterling named in England U19 European Championship squad

Coventry City will have two representatives in the England Under 19 Squad for the 2018 UEFA U19 European Championships after midfielder Tom Bayliss and defender Dujon Sterling were both named in Paul Simpson’s squad for the tournament. This is the first time Bayliss has been named in an England squad following on from a hugely … Continue reading

McNulty signs for Reading

Coventry City have this evening sold striker Marc McNulty to Championship side Reading for an undisclosed fee. After rejecting three bids from The Royals last week, The Sky Blues have “reluctantly rejected” a fourth bid, believed to be in the region of £1.5m pounds after McNulty rejected the offer of a significantly improved contract at … Continue reading

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