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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

Wales reject Hull’s Coleman approach

The Football Association of Wales has confirmed that they have rejected an approach from Premier League side Hull City, for manager Chris Coleman. Former Coventry City manager Coleman, 46, signed a new two-year contract with Wales back in May, before famously leading the Dragons to the semi-finals of Euro 2016 – their first major tournament … Continue reading

Coleman leads Wales to Euro 2016 Quarter Finals

Former Coventry City manager Chris Coleman has this evening led Wales to the Quarter-Finals of Euro 2016. After leading Wales to the last-sixteen in their first major tournament for 50 years, Coleman this evening saw his side defeat Northern Ireland 1-0 thanks to a Gareth McAuley own goal in the 75th minute. Wales also reached … Continue reading

Coleman leads Wales to Euro 2016 knockout stages

Former Coventry City manager Chris Coleman has led Wales to the last-16 knockout stages of Euro 2016, in their first major tournament for 50 years. By defeating Russia 3-0 this evening, combined with England failing to defeat Slovakia in their final Group B game, Coleman’s Wales pipped Roy Hodgson’s side to the top of the group. … Continue reading

Jimmy Hill’s ashes to be scattered at The Ricoh Arena

Former Coventry City manager & Chairman, Jimmy Hill’s ashes are to be scattered in a short service at 1pm this afternoon at the opening of his memorial garden at The Ricoh Arena. Ahead of this afternoon’s final home game of the season at the ground against Sheffield United, the Dean of Coventry Cathedral will open the … Continue reading

Eric Black named Aston Villa caretaker manager, replacing Rémi Garde.

Aston Villa have this evening parted company with first team manager Rémi Garde, naming former Coventry City manager Eric Black as caretaker manager. Garde replaced former Coventry City captain Tim Sherwood at Villa Park at the start of November, signing a three and a half year contract but has been dismissed after just five months … Continue reading

Coleman looking to extend Wales contract.

Former Coventry City manager Chris Coleman is hoping to extend his contract as manager of Wales after guiding them to their first tournament since the 1958 World Cup. Ahead of their final qualifier at home to Andorra this evening, Wales currently sit second in Group B, and can still finish top ahead of Belgium if … Continue reading

Pressley appointed new Fleetwood manager.

Former Coventry City manager Steven Pressley has been unveiled as the new manager of League One side Fleetwood Town. Pressley, 41, was sacked as manager of the Sky Blues is February after 100 games in charge, and has been scouting for Premier League side Southampton since. ICYMI: BEHIND THE NUMBERS: 100 Games of Steven Pressley Just … Continue reading

Black, Carsley, Williams & Bowman get new roles.

Four men with Coventry City connections; Eric Black, Lee Carsley, Paul Williams and Dave Bowman have today all gained new roles. Eric Black, who took over the Sky Blues’ hot-seat from Gary McAllister in 2003, before being replaced by Peter Reid, has today taken temporary charge of Championship side Rotherham United. Black takes the hot seat … Continue reading

Mark Robins made the first managerial casualty of 2014/2015.

Huddersfield Town have this morning parted company with manager Mark Robins after 16 months in charge at The John Smith’s Stadium and one one game into the new Football League season. Robins, who left Coventry City after just six months at The Ricoh Arena to join Huddersfield was at the helm of The Terriers for … Continue reading

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