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Jim O’Brien

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Behind the numbers; 2015 in review.

After three games without a win to close 2014, Coventry City started 2015 in the best way possible, with a 2-0 win away at Walsall on January 3rd, making it two years in a row they had won away from home in the first fixture of the new calendar year. Will 2016 make it three … Continue reading

FIFA 16 Coventry City players & ratings revealed.

Highly anticipated video-game Fifa 16 is now just weeks away, last week the demo was released and today the Coventry City squad stats were released. Once again, it’s the Club captain with the highest overall rating, with Sam Ricketts rated 72, one ahead of last season’s highest rated player Réda Johnson at 71; a two point … Continue reading

2015/2016 Squad numbers announced.

Coventry City Football Club have this morning published their squad numbers for the upcoming 2015/2016 Season. The majority of the Under-21 squad have not been handed numbers, but will earn them over the course of the season. New signing, and expected captain, Sam Ricketts takes the #18 shirt whilst Romain Vincelot takes the vacant #4. … Continue reading

POLL: Who would you name as Coventry City captain?

Coventry City manager Tony Mowbray has revealed he is still unsure as to who will be his captain for the forthcoming 2015/2016 season. Last season saw Steven Pressley name defender Réda Johnson as his captain, until that fallout following the disaster against Worcester City in The FA Cup First Round. Jim O’Brien then took over … Continue reading

Behind the numbers; 2014 in review.

Coventry City started 2014 with a bang, winning 1-3 away at eventual Play-Off winners Rotherham United, however, there wouldn’t be too much left to shout about with the departures of key players and free fall down the League One table to follow. In 2013, Coventry City scored an impressive total of 111 goals, mainly thanks … Continue reading

FIFA 15 Coventry City players & ratings revealed.

FIFA 15 is just under two weeks away & with the demo being released last week, the ratings for the Coventry City squad can now be viewed online at FUTHead.com. Club captain Réda Johnson is the highest rated City player after joining the Sky Blues from Championship side Sheffield Wednesday with a rating of 69, although he … Continue reading

Baker: “All deals are off.”

Former Coventry City captain Carl Baker has confirmed that at the moment, “all deals are off” and he remains a Coventry City player. The 31-year old has been linked with both Leyton Orient and Barnsley after having the captaincy taken off him and handed to new summer signing Reda Johnson. It was reported that Baker … Continue reading

Tudgay signs one-year contract.

Coventry City have this afternoon completed the signing of striker Marcus Tudgay on a one-year contract. Tudgay had been on trial with the Sky Blues for the last two weeks after his release from Championship side Nottingham Forest at the end of last season. In three-and-a-half years with Forest, Tudgay scored ten goals in 57 … Continue reading

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