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2012/2013 Season

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BEHIND THE NUMBERS | Coventry chalk up 100 Ricoh Arena wins

The 3-1 victory over Sheffield United this afternoon was Coventry City’s 100th victory at the ground since moving from Highfield Road in 2005. In 255 games, Coventry City have walked away with 100 wins, 72 draws and 83 losses. This season also saw Coventry City chalk up 12 wins at The Ricoh, the joint highest … Continue reading

A year of Steven Pressley; grey suits to grey hair.

Exactly one year ago today, Falkirk manager Steven Pressley signed a three year deal to replace Mark Robins as the manager of Coventry City Football Club. When he first took charge, and through the opening portion of the current season, Pressley became renowned for two things; his attacking style of football and his grey suit … Continue reading

Behind the numbers: 2013 in review.

2013 has been a roller-coaster year for Coventry City fans, whilst off the field events have dominated, on the pitch events have been just as dramatic. City scored 111 goals in the calendar year, of which 27 (24%) were scored by Leon Clarke in just 41 appearances which averages at a goal every 1.5 games. … Continue reading

David McGoldrick or Leon Clarke?

Last week with his second goal in the 3-2 victory over Sheffield United, Leon Clarke notched his 18th for Coventry City since joining on a free transfer from Championship side Charlton Atheltic on January 1st, equalling the number of goals David McGoldrick scored in his loan spell from Nottingham Forest. McGoldrick spent the first half … Continue reading

Big Match Preview; Stevenage (H)

Venue: The Ricoh Arena Comepetition: npower League One Date/Kick Off: Sunday, September 9th 2012, 1.15pm Coventry City welcome Stevenage to The Ricoh on Sunday, still looking for their first league victory of the season. City fell to a 1-0 defeat away at Crewe last time out in the league, bringing an end to their undefeated start to … Continue reading

Big Match Preview; Burton Albion (H)

Venue: The Ricoh Arena Comepetition: Johnstone’s Paint Trophy, First Round Date/Kick Off: Tuesday, September 4th 2012, 7.45pm Coventry City will play their first ever Johnstone’s Paint Trophy match tonight as they take on League Two side Burton Albion at The Ricoh Arena. Still under the stewardship of caretaker manager Richard Shaw following the sacking of Andy Thorn … Continue reading

Big Match Preview; Birmingham City (H)

Venue: The Ricoh Arena Comepetition: Capital One League Cup, 2nd Round Date/Kick Off: Tuesday, August 28th 2012, 7.45pm Coventry City scraped through to the Second Round of the League Cup for the first time in four seasons with a 1-0 victory away at Dagenham & Redbridge and now welcome Championship side Birmingham City as they look to progess … Continue reading

Dennis Wise; next Coventry City manager?

Following the sacking of Andy Thorn yesterday, Coventry City are currently on the lookout for a new manager for the twelfth time since relegation from the Premier League in 2001. Ex-players Richard Shaw and Lee Carsley have been placed in temporary charge at the Ricoh Arena ahead of the Capital Cup Round Two clash with … Continue reading

Sky Blues sack manager Thorn.

Earlier this afternoon, Coventry City confirmed they had parted ways with manager Andy Thorn. Thorn, who joined the club as Head Scout, found himself as the caretaker manager, alongside Steve Harrison at the end of the 2010/2011 season following the dismissal of Aidy Boothroyd after less than a season at the helm. Following a string … Continue reading

2012/2013 Squad Numbers announced

Coventry City have released the 2012/2013 squad numbers, and one of the most notable changes is that of striker Cody McDonald who has dropped #14 and taken up the vacant #9. Summer signing Stephen Elliott replaces McDonald as #14, whilst fellow summer recruits Kevin Malaga and William Edjenguélé take up the #6 & #25 shirts … Continue reading

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