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Coventry City Limited liquidated – set for 15 point deduction.

The Football League kicks off it’s 125th year celebrations later this evening, with Sheffield United v Notts County opening the 2013/2014 Football League calendar, but today one of it’s oldest clubs has been liquidated. Coventry City have entered liquidation, and look likely to kick off their 2013/2014 season with at least a 15 point deduction … Continue reading

Northampton Town release statement over possible ACL legal action.

Northampton Town Football Club have confirmed Arena Coventry Limited (ACL) have threatened legal action against the club. Coventry City will play their home games at Sixfields for the next three seasons at least, after the Football League confirmed the arrangement last week, whilst the club’s owners SISU build a new stadium in the Coventry area. … Continue reading

Football League approve Northampton Town & Coventry City groundshare.

The Football League have approved Coventry City’s plans to groundshare at Sixfields; the home of Northampton Town Football Club for the next three seasons. City have been in administration since March, after a year-long dispute with the manager’s of The Ricoh Arena; ACL. Chief Executive of Coventry City, Tim Fisher has previously stated that the … Continue reading

Sky Blue Trust unveil faceless statue of Joy Seppala at Ricoh Arena.

At the recent fan’s forums, Chief Executive Tim Fisher joked that a staue of SISU boss Joy Seppala should be erected at The Ricoh Arena, and The Sky Blue Trust have used this idea as their latest protest against the club’s owners. Fisher has publicly stated SISU’s desire to build their own stadium, which would … Continue reading

Sale of Coventry City Football Club Limited to Otium Entertainment Group Limited completed.

The sale of Coventry City Football Club Limited to Otium Entertainment Group Limited has today been completed. Despite being a huge step towards The Sky Blues coming out of administration, the club remains in that position. News of the sale came in a statement released this afternoon by joint administrator Mr Appleton. The statement also … Continue reading

Appleton confirms four final bids for Coventry City.

Coventry City Football Club Limited’s administrator Paul Appleton has confirmed four parties have met today’s final deadline for bids to buy the company out of administration. It was believed that there could be up to six final bids for the Sky Blues, but as of the deadline at 12:00 BST, only four had been received. … Continue reading

ACL: Coventry City can use Ricoh Arena rent free.

Arena Coventry Limited, the managers of the Ricoh Arena have today stated that Coventry City Ltd. can use the Ricoh Arena ‘rent free’ for the 2013/2014 season if they are still in administration. City, who are currently in administration, have been in a rent dispute with their stadium landlords, Arena Coventry Ltd (ACL), for more … Continue reading

ACL ‘surprised’ by Sky Blues’ claims

Arena Coventry Limited (ACL) say they were surprised by Coventry City Football Club Chief Executive, Tim Fisher’s claims that the Sky Blues have left the Ricoh Arena, their home since 2005 and intend to build their own stadium. James Powell, the solicitor acting on behalf of ACL told BBC Coventry & Warwickshire, “I was surprised … Continue reading

Administrator’s report offers no conclusions

Exactly twenty-six years to the day of Coventry City Football Club’s proudest day, Paul Appleton of David Rubin and Partners has released his administrator’s report where it is revealed he needs more time to investigate. Hours before Appleton’s brief to other media outlets, The Coventry Telegraph has read the report and released some of the … Continue reading