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FA respond to Coventry Telegraph; not prepared to intervene on groundshare.

The Football Association have today released a statement to The Coventry Telegraph stating that they are not prepared to intervene with Coventry City’s groundshare with Northampton Town – 35 miles away from the city which bares the Club’s name. This comes after they governing body of English Football, who’s slogan for theirt 150th anniversary in … 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

SISU appeals High Court’s rejection of judicial review

Coventry City Football Club owner’s Sisu Capital Limited have appealed against the decision by a High Court Judge to reject a judicial review of the council’s £14m taxpayer bailout of The Ricoh Arena. The news comes just hours before a number of City fans are to once again protest in London outside the Football League’s … Continue reading

Baker: “More determined than ever to have a successful season for the club.”

Coventry City captain Carl Baker says he is determined to help the Sky Blues secure promotion back to The Championship this season. Baker began his preparation for the campaign ahead with a strict healthy diet and teetotal regime to boost his fitness, including totally cutting-out alcohol. “I am more determined than ever to have a successful … Continue reading

Petition to the Football League & FA reaches 5,000 signatures.

A petition calling on both the Football Association and the Football League to look into the dealings of the preferencial bidder for Coventry City Football Club Limited has reached 5,000 in just a few days. *UPDATE – On June 19th 2013, the petition passed 7,000 signatures* On Friday, joint-administrator of Coventry City Football Club, Paul … Continue reading

Coventry City Limited to be ‘out of administration in three weeks.’

According to the Coventry Telegraph’s Les Reid (@lesreidpolitics) Coventry City Football Club Limited will be out of administration in three weeks. Yesterday, joint-administrator Paul Appleton announced that Otium Entertainment Group Limited were the preferential bidder for the company currently in administration, a move still to be ratified by The Football League. On Saturday afternoon, Reid tweeted: “ACL … Continue reading

Coventry Telegraph campaign hits 10,000 signatures, but still needs more.

The Coventry Telegraph’s ‘City Must Stay’ campaign has now reached 10,000 signatures. Thousands of football fans, not just Sky Blues supporters, have signed the petition to keep Coventry City Football Club in the city which gave the club it’s name. Over 8,500 fans have signed the online petition whilst a further 2,000 have sent a … Continue reading