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Joy Seppala

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Northampton Town Football Club statement regarding ACL legal action withdrawal.

Northampton Town Football Club have this afternoon released a statement regarding ACL’s withdrawal of legal against the club for hosting Coventry City home matches. ACL, jointly owned by Coventry City Council and The Higgs Trust, yesterday released a statement of their own which revealed that they would not be proceeding with legal action against the … Continue reading

“Keep Coventry in Coventry” flag at Wembley for England v. Scotland.

A “Keep Coventry in Coventry” flag is clearly visible in the game between England & Scotland currently taking place at Wembley. Twitter user @CJ_CovBlaze has uploaded a photo from Wembley of the flag, which is situated right behind one of the goals. It is the latest in a line of protests at Coventry City’s ground-share with … Continue reading

SISU appeals High Court’s rejection of judicial review

Coventry City Football Club owner’s Sisu Capital Limited have appealed against the decision by a High Court Judge to reject a judicial review of the council’s £14m taxpayer bailout of The Ricoh Arena. The news comes just hours before a number of City fans are to once again protest in London outside the Football League’s … Continue reading

Coventry City Football Club release statement in response to ACL statement.

Coventry City Football Club have this evening released a statement stating they “have nothing to hide” – and point the blame for liquidation at the feet of ACL. This evening’s statement is a direct reply to the statement released by ACL following their rejection of the CVA presented to them as a creditor of the … Continue reading

Murphy, Baker & Clarke to head through the exit door?

Following ACL’s rejection of the CVA presented by administrator Paul Appleton on Friday, (read ACL’s full statement here) Coventry City have reportedly told their three highest paid players they are free to leave the club. City captain Carl Baker, goalkeeper Joe Murphy and striker Leon Clarke all played 90 minutes in the club’s opening day … Continue reading

Full ACL statement

Following Coventry City’s 3-2 loss at Crawley Town in their first League One game of the 2013/2014 season, Arena Coventry Limited (ACL) have released a statement regarding their decision to reject the CVA yesterday resulting in Coventry City Ltd. entering liquidation, and a subsequent 10-point deduction. FULL ACL STATEMENT: “The Board of Arena Coventry Limited … 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

POLL: Would you go to Coventry City games if they cancelled groundshare & moved back to The Ricoh Arena?

This afternoon The Sky Blue Trust and fans of Coventry City take their latest protests to the streets of Coventry in protest at the club’s move to Sixfields in a ground-share with Northampton Town Football Club. Previous protests include unveiling a ‘statue’ of SISU boss Joy Seppala at The Ricoh Arena, marches at SISU’s offices … 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