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Hillsborough to be remembered.

This weekend Peterborough United v. Coventry City will be just one of the games to kick off at 15.07 in respect to the 96 who lost their lives in the Hillsborough Disaster. Nottingham Forest and Liverpool were supposed to meet in a FA Cup semi-final on April 15th 1989, however tragedy occurred in the stand, … Continue reading

Coventry players could wear rainbow laces in bid to tackle homophobia.

Coventry City players could sport rainbow coloured boot laces on Saturday in their away game with Port Vale in support of a campaign by Stonewall addressing homophobia. Stonewall have sent the laces all all Premier League, Football League and Scottish League clubs urging players to show their support to the cause. The Right Behind Gay … Continue reading

Football League admit “serious errors” in Coventry City administration.

The Football League have today admitted “serious errors” were made in the administration process of Coventry City Football Club. The errors relate to The Football League making mistakes in registering players to the wrong company, as revealed by The Coventry Telegraph. Today, is the first time The Football League have publicly admitted mistakes had been … Continue reading

‘A statement on Coventry City’ – by City fan Rob Summerfield.

Earlier this summer, we highlighted one City fan’s email to The Football League┬áin protest at the club’s proposed plans to groundshare with a fellow Football League club. Today we are highlighting another City fan’s view. Over the past few weeks, statement after statement has been released by numerous sides, ACL, administator Paul Appleton, the football … Continue reading

Otium awarded Football League ‘Golden Share’ – Coventry City deducted 10 points.

In the last ten minutes, the Football League have confirmed they have awarded Otium Entertainment Group Limited the Golden Share for Coventry City to compete in the 2013/2014 Season, and have deducted the club 10 points. The ten point deduction is somewhat of a shock, with the majority expecting at least a 15-point deduction following … Continue reading

Coventry City Limited liquidated – set for 15 point deduction.

The Football League kicks off it’s 125th year celebrations later this evening, with Sheffield United v Notts County opening the 2013/2014 Football League calendar, but today one of it’s oldest clubs has been liquidated. Coventry City have entered liquidation, and look likely to kick off their 2013/2014 season with at least a 15 point deduction … Continue reading

VIDEO: Sky Blue Trust protest this Saturday.

This Saturday, the Sky Blue Trust are staging a further protest over the Football League’s approval for Coventry City Football Club to ground-share at Northampton Town for at least the next three seasons. This protest follows from previous ones, including the unveiling of a ‘statue’ of SISU owner Joy Seppala next to the Jimmy Hill … Continue reading

The Dons Trust “worried about the future” of Coventry City.

AFC Wimbledon owner’s, The Dons Trust are the latest Trust to speak out against Coventry City’s ground-share with Northampton Town. “The Dons Trust is a not-for-profit organisation that owns AFC Wimbledon and is guardian of all principles and aims by which it operates. It is committed to strengthening the voice of supporters in the decision … Continue reading

Sale of Coventry City Football Club Limited to Otium Entertainment Group Limited completed.

The sale of Coventry City Football Club Limited to Otium Entertainment Group Limited has today been completed. Despite being a huge step towards The Sky Blues coming out of administration, the club remains in that position. News of the sale came in a statement released this afternoon by joint administrator Mr Appleton. The statement also … Continue reading

Football League respond to petition.

The Football League have responded to a petition calling for the FA and Football League to conduct a review into Otium Entertainment Group being given the bid to buy the distressed Coventry City Football Club Ltd by Administrator Paul Appleton. In an email to petition organiser Chad Roberts, who had around 8,000 signatures, the Football … Continue reading