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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

Kenny Jackett confirms Conor Chaplin will not be eligible for Coventry against Portsmouth tomorrow night

Portsmouth manager Kenny Jackett has confirmed that striker Conor Chaplin will be unavailable to feature against his parent club at The Ricoh Arena tomorrow night. Speaking to The News, Jackett confirmed that it was a contractual agreement between the two sides when Chaplin joined The Sky Blues on Deadline Day in August before Chaplin’s move … Continue reading

Full Tim Fisher transcript from pre-Sunderland Sky Sports interview

Coventry City Chairman Tim Fisher faced the Sky Sports cameras and was interviewed by Jonathan Oakes before yesterday’s 1-1 draw with Sunderland facing questions regarding the Club’s future. Here we provide a full transcript of Fisher’s responses. JO: “Yes, The Ricoh Arena is home to Coventry City for the time being, but that may not … Continue reading

Tom Bayliss signs new four-year contract with Coventry City

Coventry City midfielder Tom Bayliss has committed his future to The Sky Blues by signing a new four-year contract. The midfielder, 19, only made his first team debut in November 2017 in The Checkatrade Trophy against West Bromwich Albion U23’s before scoring just two minutes into his league debut against Cheltenham Town less than a … Continue reading

Ponticelli heads out on loan.

Coventry City striker Jordan Ponticelli has today joined League Two side Macclesfield Town on a season-long loan. Following the capture of Conor Chaplin from Portsmouth yesterday, Sky Blues’ boss Mark Robins has allowed Ponticelli, 19, to spend the season gaining experience with Mark Yates’ men where he will link up with midfielder Callum Maycock who … Continue reading

Coventry complete Chaplin capture.

Coventry City have finally completed the signing of striker Conor Chaplin from League One side Portsmouth after a summer-long pursuit. Identified by Sky Blues’ boss Mark Robins as the number one target to replace 28-goal striker Marc McNulty who joined Championship side Reading earlier in the summer, the young forward has finally arrived at The … Continue reading

McNulty signs for Reading

Coventry City have this evening sold striker Marc McNulty to Championship side Reading for an undisclosed fee. After rejecting three bids from The Royals last week, The Sky Blues have “reluctantly rejected” a fourth bid, believed to be in the region of £1.5m pounds after McNulty rejected the offer of a significantly improved contract at … Continue reading

Coventry sign Sterling on season-long loan from Chelsea

Coventry City have completed the signing of highly-rated England youth international Dujon Sterling on a season-long loan from Premier League side Chelsea. Sterling, 18, is an England Under-19 international was part of the side who won the Under-17 European Championship in 2017 and last season made his senior Chelsea debut in a 5-1 League Cup … Continue reading

Coventry City complete Ogogo signing

Coventry City have completed their sixth signing of the summer, after securing Shrewsbury Town midfielder Abu Ogogo. The 28 year old has signed a three year contract with The Sky Blues and he is the second player to join from beaten League One Play-Off finalists Shrewsbury Town, after left-back Junior Brown earlier this month. Ogogo … Continue reading

Ryan Haynes joins Shrewsbury

Coventry City defender Ryan Haynes has today joined fellow League One side Shrewsbury Town for an undisclosed fee. Haynes, 22, graduated from The Club’s academy and went on to make 107 appearances in 7 years at The Ricoh Arena. The left back was a part of the squad which won The Checkatrade Trophy at Wembley … Continue reading

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