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Coventry first Premier League founding member to be relegated to League Two

Coventry City have become the first founding member of The English Premier League (1992/1993) to be relegated to the fourth tier of English football. Since the inception of The FA Premier League as it was known in 1992/1993, 47 different sides have competed in the competition, and whereas now there are 20 sides each season, … Continue reading

Akpom officially back at Arsenal.

Striker Chuba Akpom has officially returned to Arsenal after a six week loan spell with Coventry City. Akpom, 18, originally signed for the club on a loan deal running until the end of the season back in February but this has now been ended. Following the weekend’s defeat at Brentford, a team Akpom has previously … Continue reading

Akpom stars for Arsenal as they crash out of UEFA Youth League.

On loan striker Chuba Akpom starred for Arsenal’s Under 19s side this afternoon as they crashed out of the UEFA Youth League 4-2 to Barcelona at the quarter-final stage. As per Akpom’s loan, where the young striker returns to his parent club for FA Youth Cup and UEFA Youth League matches; Arsenal started the match … Continue reading

Sky Blues complete double loan swoop.

Coventry City have this afternoon bolstered their attacking options further with the additions of two loan signings. Striker Chuba Akpom has signed on a youth-loan until the end of the season from Premier League side Arsenal, whilst winger Michael Petrasso has joined on an initial 28-day loan from Championship side Queen’s Park Rangers. Akpom made … Continue reading

Coventry City rewarded with FA Cup Fourth Round tie at Arsenal.

Following their 1-2 win at Oakwell over Championship side Barnsley yesterday, Coventry City have been rewarded with an away tie at Premier League leaders Arsenal in the Fourth Round. Goals from Franck Moussa and Leon Clarke saw City overturn a first half deficit at Oakwell, whilst Arsenal overcame local rivals Tottenham Hotspur thanks to goals … Continue reading

Historically, how do Coventry City recover from conceding five goals?

Yesterday afternoon, Tranmere Rovers travelled to Sixfields with most of their fans hoping to take a point back to Merseyside. At 15:50, though Rovers had ended Coventry City’s long unbeaten run. Emphatically. A hat-trick from Ryan Lowe, which was the second in consecutive games following Nahki Well’s matchball winning performance for Bradford last weekend, alongside … Continue reading

Former Coventry City player, Geoff Strong, passes away aged 75.

Former Arsenal, Liverpool and Coventry City wing-half, Geoff Strong, has passed away aged 75. Strong made 33 appearances for City between 1970 and 1972, the majority of those appearances coming in his first season with City that saw them undertake their 1970-71 European campaign. The wing-half also enjoyed lengthy spells at both Arsenal and Liverpool … Continue reading

Capital One Cup First Round draw date announced.

The First Round draw for the 2013/2014 Capital One Cup will take place on Monday, June 17th. The draw, which will take place at 9.30am, will be both seeded, based on last season’s league tables, and also regionalised, consisting of 70 Football League clubs. The two highest-placed relegated clubs from the Premier League will be … Continue reading