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Two former Coventry City players axed as managers.

Two former Coventry City players from the 1980s have today been sacked as managers of their respected clubs. Martin Jol, who made 15 appearances for The Sky Blues in 1984/1985 after joining from West Bromwich Albion has been axed as manager of Premier League side Fulham, with former Manchester United coach Rene Mulensteen taking charge … 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

Who should replace Conor Thomas for the Tranmere game?

After picking up his fifth booking of the season, Conor Thomas will now be suspended for the home game with Tranmere Rovers this Saturday, but who should step into central midfield alongside John Fleck? Fleck himself served a suspension for five cautions in the FA Cup away tie at AFC Wimbledon in the game previous, … Continue reading

Marton Fulop cleared to resume playing.

Former Coventry City goalkeeper Marton Fulop has been cleared to continue his playing career. The Hungarian had a malignant tumor removed from his arm in June and is now stepping up his search to continue his professional career. Fulop’s tumour was discovered back in April whilst undergoing treatment for a ¬†seperate arm problem. The keeper, … Continue reading

Final week to vote for @SkyBluesBlog in the Football Blogging Awards.

This Sunday, November 17th is the last chance to vote for @SkyBluesBlog¬†in The Football Blogging Awards. Following on from Steven Pressley being named the October League One Manager of the Month, City are now in the running for yet another award. What a season’s it’s turning out to be so far. Sky Blues Blog is … Continue reading

Hartlepool United away in FA Cup Second Round.

Following the 1-3 away victory at League Two side AFC Wimbledon in the FA Cup First Round on Friday night, this afternoon’s draw sees The Sky Blues travel to another League Two side in the Second Round, as Victoria Park and Colin Cooper’s Hartlepool United await. Callum Wilson, Carl Baker and a Callum Kennedy own-goal … Continue reading

Pressley named October ‘Manager of the Month.’

Steven Pressley has today been named the Sky Bet League One ‘Manager of the Month’ after guiding Coventry City through the month undefeated. Pressley led to his team to four wins from a possible five in the league, including a victory over top of the table Leyton Orient; their first and only loss in the … Continue reading

Pressley & Baker nominated for monthly awards.

Coventry City manager Steven Pressley has been nominated for League One’s October Manager of the Month award, whilst captain Carl Baker is on the shortlist for the Player of the Month prize. City played five league games in October and remained unbeaten winning four and drawing once picking up 13 of a possible 15 points, … Continue reading

Too early for play-off talk?

Coventry City made it five wins in six league games this afternoon with a 3-0 win over Notts County at Sixfields. Second half goals from Callum Wilson and a Leon Clarke brace secured the victory over the ten-men Magpies, following the first-half dismissal of County striker Danny Haynes. Both Wilson and Clarke have now scored … Continue reading

Coventry City drawn away to AFC Wimbledon in FA Cup First Round.

Coventry City will travel to League Two side AFC Wimbledon in the First Round Proper of the 2013/2014 FA Cup. The tie will see 1987 winners City take on a team which represents the 1988 winners, as Wimbledon FC defeated Liverpool in the Final the following year. Since AFC Wimbledon were founded following the controversial … Continue reading