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Martin joins Oxford United

Defender Aaron Martin has joined newly promoted League One side Oxford United after being released by Coventry City. Speaking about the signing of Martin, Oxford boss Michael Appleton said: “He’s got good experience of this division judging by the amount of games he played for Coventry. “You’ve only got to look at his physical attributes – … Continue reading

Gunnarsson to face England in Euro 2016 last 16

Former Coventry City midfielder Aron Gunnarsson will captain Iceland against England next Monday evening in the last 16 of Euro 2016. Iceland, competing in their first major tournament, finished second in Group F ahead of Portugal thanks to a 93rd minute winner against Austria on Wednesday evening, setting up a meeting with The Three Lions … Continue reading

Stephen Hunt retires from professional football

Former Coventry City midfielder Stephen Hunt has retired from professional football. Hunt, 34, joined the Club in January on a free transfer, and went on to make 5 appearances for The Sky Blues before his short-term contract expired. His spell at The Ricoh Arena was mainly limited to playing left-full back to cover injuries and … Continue reading

Four former Sky Blues in ROI Euro 2016 squad

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neil has named four former Coventry City stars in his final squad for The UEFA European Championships in France starting this month. Keiren Westwood, who missed out on promotion to The Premier League with Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday in The Championship Play Off Final has been named as one of … Continue reading

Henderson & Sturridge in England Euro 2016 squad

Former Coventry City stars Jordan Henderson & Daniel Sturridge have been named by Roy Hodgson in England’s final 23 man squad for The UEFA European Championships in France. Henderson & Sturridge, now both at Liverpool have both been included by Hodgson despite injury concerns last season. Other notable former Sky Blues going to Euro 2016 … Continue reading

Former Sky Blue Wilson subject of £25m double bid

Former Coventry City striker Callum Wilson has been the subject of a rejected £25m double bid from West Ham United. Now at Premier League side Bournemouth, Wilson, 24, has scored 5 goals in 7 appearances in The Premier League this season after rupturing the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee in the match against Stoke … Continue reading

Jack Stephens selected for Toulon Tournament

Former Coventry City loanee Jack Stephens has been selected by Under 21’s manager Gareth Southgate to represent England at The Toulon Tournament, which begins next week. Stephens, who joined the Sky Blues on loan from Premier League in February, made 16 appearances for Tony Mowbray’s side which just missed out on the play-offs. Stephens has … Continue reading

Door not fully closed on Réda.

Coventry City manager Tony Mowbray has revealed to The Coventry Telegraph that the door’s not fully closed on Réda Johnson’s Sky Blues’ career. On Monday, former City captain Johnson was one of ten City players who was informed by Mowbray that his contract was not being renewed. After his season was ended by a serious … Continue reading

Carl Baker urges Sky Blue Army to stick together.

Former Coventry City captain Carl Baker, now at Championship side MK Dons has issued a rallying call to the Sky Blue Army to stick together and urge The Sky Blues to promotion. Writing on Facebook, Baker said; “I know CCFC’s result have been disappointing and below par but the lads need positivity and support more … Continue reading

Former Coventry keeper Marton Fulop passes away.

Former Coventry City goalkeeper Marton Fulop has passed away. Hungarian Fulop originally joined the Sky Blues on loan in October 2005 going on to make 31 appearances between the sticks in an extremely successful loan spell with the Club. Back in 2013, Fulop was diagnosed with a malignant tumour in his arm, and was eventually … Continue reading

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