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Aron Gunnarsson

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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

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

Behind the Numbers: Ricoh Arena infographic

Coventry City Football Club make their return to The Ricoh Arena this Friday night after just over a season playing at Northampton Town’s ground, Sixfields but how well did the Sky Blues do in their first tenure at the ground? After leaving Highfield Road, Coventry City moved to The Ricoh in August 2005 winning their … Continue reading

Andy Thorn appointed Kidderminster Harriers manager.

Former Coventry City manager Andy Thorn has today been appointed as the new manager of Kidderminster Harriers Football Club. It is Thorn’s first managerial job since losing his City job three games into the 2012/2013 League One season. Thorn first joined City as chief scout, bringing stars such as Danny Fox, Scott Dann and Aron … Continue reading

Michael Mifsud scores on 100th international cap for Malta

Former Coventry City striker Michael Mifsud earnt his 100th cap for Malta last night in a 4-1 defeat to Czech Republic, scoring his country’s only goal of the game. Mifsud who played for The Sky Blues between 2007-2009, last month joined Melbourne Heart in Australia. Mifsud, the two goal hero when Coventry won 2-0 at … Continue reading

Current & former Coventry City players wear rainbow laces.

A number of both current and former Coventry City players wore rainbow coloured laces in a bid to raise awareness of, and tackle homophobia in football over the weekend. Last week, Stonewall and Paddy Power sent the laces to all professional clubs in England and Scotland, hoping to raise awareness of homophobia in football. However … Continue reading

Aron Gunnarsson: Premier League is a ‘dream come true.’

Former Coventry City midfielder, Aron Gunnarsson, has described his delight at preparing for his first season in the Premier League with Cardiff City. Gunnarsson arrived at The Ricoh Arena in June 2008, for an undisclosed fee from Dutch side AZ. He arrived having made more senior international appearances for Iceland than he had professional club … Continue reading