Jimmy Hill

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Jimmy Hill’s ashes to be scattered at The Ricoh Arena

Former Coventry City manager & Chairman, Jimmy Hill’s ashes are to be scattered in a short service at 1pm this afternoon at the opening of his memorial garden at The Ricoh Arena. Ahead of this afternoon’s final home game of the season at the ground against Sheffield United, the┬áDean of Coventry Cathedral will open the … Continue reading

Sky Blue Trust unveil faceless statue of Joy Seppala at Ricoh Arena.

At the recent fan’s forums, Chief Executive Tim Fisher joked that a staue of SISU boss Joy Seppala should be erected at The Ricoh Arena, and The Sky Blue Trust have used this idea as their latest protest against the club’s owners. Fisher has publicly stated SISU’s desire to build their own stadium, which would … Continue reading

Tim Fisher: No plans to move Jimmy Hill statue without consultation.

Coventry City Chief Executive Officier, Tim Fisher says any relocation plans for Jimmy Hill’s statue, the memorial garden or Hall of Fame bricks, would be consulted with fans. “I want to be crystal clear that the club will not move the Jimmy Hill statue, the memorial garden or the bricks in the wall at the … Continue reading

Tribute to a Legend

Coventry City legend Jimmy Hill was paid the ultimate compliment at the Ricoh Arena yesterday as the club unveiled a 7ft bronze statue of the former Sky Blues’ Chairman and manager. The 7ft bronze figure, paid for by fans and local businesses, is a tribute to Jimmy’s successful time as the club’s manager in the … Continue reading