Cardiff City

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Leon Barnett forced to retire due to heart condition

Former Coventry City defender Leon Barnett has been forced to retire, after being diagnosed with a heart condition. Barnett, 32, joined The Sky Blues on loan from West Bromwich Albion in November 2009 after only two league appearances for The Baggies initially until January, which was then extended until the end of the 2009/2010 Season. … 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

Coventry v. Cardiff selected for Sky Sports coverage.

Coventry City’s Capital One Cup First Round tie with Cardiff City has been selected for live television coverage by Sky Sports. The Bluebirds, who were relegated from The Premier League last season, will travel to Sixfields on Wednesday August 13th in the second game of the Football League season. Cardiff currently have former Sky Blues … Continue reading

2014/2015 Fixtures released

The Football League have today released the fixtures for next season, handing what Coventry City manager Steven Pressley admits is “a tough start” to The Sky Blues. City kick off the season with an away game at Bradford City; a fixture which saw a controversial 3-3 draw at Valley Parade last season with Pressley and … Continue reading

Craig Bellamy retires

Coventry City’s record signing Craig Bellamy has today retired from professional football at the age of 34. Bellamy joined the Sky Blues in August 2000 from Norwich City in a deal worth £6m. However he would only spend one season at Highfield Road, scoring 8 goals in 39 appearances in all competitions before joining Newcastle … 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