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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 retires from professional football

After 56 England caps, three World Cup tournaments, three Premier League titles, two FA Cups and a Champions League Final, former Coventry City midfielder Joe Cole has retired from professional football. Cole joined The Sky Blues in October 2015, initially on loan from Aston Villa, before making the move permanent three months later, and acted … Continue reading

Callum Wilson earns first England call-up

Coventry City academy graduate Callum Wilson has today been called up to the senior England squad for the first time for the games against USA and Croatia. Wilson is the second Coventry City academy graduate to be called up by England manager Gareth Southgate after James Maddison was included in the squad for the games … Continue reading

George Thomas given Wales debut

Former Coventry City forward George Thomas today made his full international debut for Wales. Twelve months after leaving The Sky Blues following their relegation to SKyBet League Two, his international debut comes less than 24 hours after City won The Play-Off Final at Wembley to secure their immediate return to League One. Thomas was given … Continue reading

McSheffrey signs for Eastleigh

Former Coventry City forward Gary McSheffrey has today signed for National League side Eastleigh. McSheffrey was released by Doncaster Rovers after they had secured promotion from League Two last season after spending the majority of 2016/2017 out injured and he has also had spells at Birmingham City, Scunthorpe United and Leeds United. In his spell … Continue reading

Former Coventry loanee makes Premier League debut for Burnley

Former Coventry City loanee Dan Agyei made his Premier League debut for Burnley this afternoon. Agyei, 19, came on as an 88th minute substitute in Burnley’s 2-1 loss to Liverpool at Anfield, replacing Scott Arfield. The striker spent the first half of the season on loan at The Sky Blues, scoring 5 goals in 19 … Continue reading

Callum Wilson suffers another serious injury setback

Former Coventry City striker Callum Wilson, now at Premier League side AFC Bournemouth, has suffered a second serious knee injury and has been ruled out for the remainder of the 2016/2017 Season. Bournemouth have today confirmed that Wilson ruptured his anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee in training yesterday. After making his return from … Continue reading

Robbie Keane bows out of international football

Former Coventry City striker Robbie Keane this evening bowed out of international football for the Republic of Ireland, in their 4-0 win over Oman. After making his international debut 19 years ago, Keane went on to make 146 appearances for The Republic of Ireland, scoring 68 goals –¬†making him the record goalscorer for his country … Continue reading

Coleman leads Wales to Euro 2016 Quarter Finals

Former Coventry City manager Chris Coleman has this evening led Wales to the Quarter-Finals of Euro 2016. After leading Wales to the last-sixteen in their first major tournament for 50 years, Coleman this evening saw his side defeat Northern Ireland 1-0 thanks to a Gareth McAuley own goal in the 75th minute. Wales also reached … Continue reading

Martin joins Oxford United

Defender Aaron Martin has joined newly promoted League One side Oxford United after being released by Coventry City. Speaking about the signing of Martin, Oxford boss Michael Appleton said:¬†“He’s got good experience of this division judging by the amount of games he played for Coventry. “You’ve only got to look at his physical attributes – … Continue reading

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