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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

Eric Black named Aston Villa caretaker manager, replacing Rémi Garde.

Aston Villa have this evening parted company with first team manager Rémi Garde, naming former Coventry City manager Eric Black as caretaker manager. Garde replaced former Coventry City captain Tim Sherwood at Villa Park at the start of November, signing a three and a half year contract but has been dismissed after just five months … Continue reading

Joe Cole extends Coventry City loan.

Coventry City have this afternoon extended the loan of former England international Joe Cole until January 3rd 2016. Cole, 34, initially joined the Club at the end of October and has made three appearances, scoring one goal. After his debut at Rochdale, Cole immediately stated that he would love to spend the season with The … Continue reading

Cole: Stay is out of my hands

On loan midfielder Joe Cole has revealed once again he’d like to stay with Coventry City, but is yet to speak to new Aston Villa manager Remi Garde. Cole, 33, who scored his first goal for The Sky Blues with a sublime free-kick against Barnsley on Tuesday was speaking to The Coventry Telegraph ahead of … Continue reading

Cole: I’d like to stay for the season.

New Coventry City loanee Joe Cole has expressed his desire to stay with The Sky Blues for the rest of the season. Despite having only made his debut in the 0-0 draw with Rochdale last night, the Aston Villa loanee has already expressed his desire to remain beyond his current 35 day loan deal. Speaking … Continue reading

Charles-Cook linked with Premier League move.

Last night Coventry City goalkeeper Reice Charles-Cook kept his fifth consecutive clean sheet and today he’s been linked with a move to two Premier League clubs. After last night’s 0-0 draw at Rochdale, most of the media speculation has been surrounding the debut of former England international Joe Cole, Charles-Cook has quietly gone about writing his own … Continue reading

Mowbray masterminds Cole coup.

Coventry City manager Tony Mowbray has this evening completed a major transfer coup, landing former England international midfielder Joe Cole on loan from Premier League side Aston Villa. In a transfer not too far on the unbelievable scale from the Juan Roman Riquelme rumour from the summer, Sky Blues’ boss Tony Mowbray has brought in … Continue reading

City to bring in Nathan Delfouneso on loan?

Coventry City manager Steven Pressley is reportedly looking to bring in Aston Villa striker Nathan Delfouneso to solve the Sky Blues’ striker shortage ahead of deadline day on Friday. Following the 2-0 loss to Leyton Orient last night, Pressley revealed he feels let down by Leon Clarke, who earlier this month handed in a transfer request … Continue reading

Coventry Telegraph editor responds to criticism over Aston Villa advert.

Alun Thorn, the editor of The Coventry Telegraph has today responded to criticism following an advert for hospitality for upcoming Aston Villa matches in today’s edition. Some Sky Blue fans believe the Premier League club are trying to take advantage of the ground share at Northampton Town’s Sixfields stadium by running the advert in a ‘Coventry … Continue reading

Former Coventry City players released by Premier League clubs.

Five former Coventry City players have today been released by Premier League clubs. Conor Henderson, who spent part of the 2012/2013 season at loan at City has been released by Arsenal. Henderson made one appearance for The Gunners, facing Leyton Orient in the Carling Cup before only making two injuries due to injury at The … Continue reading