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BEHIND THE NUMBERS | Coventry chalk up 100 Ricoh Arena wins

The 3-1 victory over Sheffield United this afternoon was Coventry City’s 100th victory at the ground since moving from Highfield Road in 2005. In 255 games, Coventry City have walked away with 100 wins, 72 draws and 83 losses. This season also saw Coventry City chalk up 12 wins at The Ricoh, the joint highest … Continue reading

Sky Blues handed Yeovil JPT trip.

Coventry City have been drawn away to League Two side Yeovil Town in the Second Round of the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy. Yeovil advanced to the Second Round following a 1-0 home win over Barnet, whilst City were awarded a first round bye. Yeovil will have one former Sky Blue in their squad, with former academy … Continue reading

Coventry to travel to Bristol in The JPT.

Coventry City will travel to League One leaders Bristol City in the Southern Section Semi-Final of the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy. After defeating Plymouth Argyle at The Ricoh Arena on Wednesday night, City advanced to the area semi-finals for the second time in their three appearances in the competition. The Sky Blues and The Robins have … Continue reading

JPT Draw: Plymouth Argyle sent to Coventry.

Coventry City will host League Two side Plymouth Argyle in the Southern Area Quarter Final of the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy. The tie will take place at the Ricoh Arena in the week beginning November 10. The tie could see former Argyle captain Réda Johnson line up against The Pilgrims as captain of the Sky Blues. Head … Continue reading

Coventry City to host Exeter City in JPT Second Round.

Coventry City will host League Two side Exeter City in the Second Round of the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy. The draw was made live on Sky Sports’ Soccer AM this morning, and City’s reward for overcoming Wycombe Wanderers this week is a home tie with The Grecians, who were awarded a bye into the Second Round. … Continue reading

Behind the Numbers: Ricoh Arena infographic

Coventry City Football Club make their return to The Ricoh Arena this Friday night after just over a season playing at Northampton Town’s ground, Sixfields but how well did the Sky Blues do in their first tenure at the ground? After leaving Highfield Road, Coventry City moved to The Ricoh in August 2005 winning their … Continue reading

Pressley: ‘Cuthbert should have seen red for pull on Wilson.’

Sky Blues’ manager Steven Pressley felt that his side didn’t deserve to be knocked out of the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy on penalties last last but he also felt Leyton Orient should have finished the match with 10 men. In the 19th minute, City striker Callum Wilson turned Scott Cuthbert and was about to shoot from … Continue reading

Christie out of cup clash but Daniels available.

Right back Cyrus Christie has been ruled out of tomorrow night’s Johnstone’s Paint Trophy Second Round tie at Leyton Orient, however Billy Daniels should be back and available for selection for manager Steven Pressley. Christie was substituted in the second half of Saturday’s 0-1 victory at Stevenage, after rolling his ankle. Pressley said, “We’re unsure … Continue reading

Coventry City travel to Leyton Orient in JPT Second Round.

Coventry City will travel to fellow npower League One side, Leyton Orient in the Second Round of the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy. The Sky Blues will take the trip to the Matchroom Stadium for the tie to be played on the week commencing Monday,October 7th. Last season City made it to the Northern Arena Final, where … Continue reading

Coventry City awarded bye in Johnstone’s Paint Trophy first round.

Coventry City have been awarded a bye in the 2013/2014 Johnstone’s Paint Trophy first round. Unlike last season however, City have been placed in the Southern Section of the draw which could mean possible trips to Portsmouth, Exeter City and Plymouth Arygle. Last season, the Sky Blues progressed to the Area Final of the Johnstone’s … Continue reading