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Coventry City crowned League One Champions

Coventry City have been crowned Champions of SkyBet League One, following a majority vote between the 23 clubs to curtail the season this afternoon. The decision means Coventry City have returned to the second tier of English football, eight years after being relegated to League One. Now, under Mark Robins, The Sky Blues have secured … Continue reading

EFL Clubs vote on curtailment rulings; Individual League votes this afternoon

Earlier this morning, Tuesday June 9th 2020, all 71 EFL Clubs participated and voted in an EFL Extraordinary General Meeting on proposals in respect of changes to EFL Regulations in the event  that season 2019/20 is curtailed. Alongside the EFL’s proposals of adopting an unweighted points-per-game (PPG) outcome should the season be curtailed in any … Continue reading

McCallum joins Norwich; loaned back to Coventry

Coventry City defender Sam McCallum has today signed for Premier League side Norwich City, who have then immediately loaned the left back back to The Sky Blues until the end of the season. Following Tuesday night’s game at Fleetwood Town, manager Mark Robins revealed that The Club had rejected a seven-figure sum for McCallum from … Continue reading

Coventry reject seven-figure Premier League McCallum bid

Coventry City manager Mark Robins has revealed that The Club have rejected a seven-figure bid from an unnamed Premier League side for defender Sam McCallum. St. Andrew’s has been filled with scouts all watching McCallum’s progress this season with Liverpool, Arsenal, Aston Villa, Leeds United and even French side PSG all having been spotted at … Continue reading

Preston complete signing of Tom Bayliss from Coventry City

Coventry City midfielder Tom Bayliss has today joined Championship side Preston North End for an undisclosed fee. The midfielder, 20, has moved to Deepdale for a fee believed to be around £2m, signing a four-year contract. After coming through the academy at The Sky Blues, Bayliss made his first team debut in League Two against … Continue reading

Conor Chaplin joins Barnsley

Coventry City striker Conor Chaplin has today joined newly-promoted Championship side Barnsley for an undisclosed fee. Chaplin, 22, joined Coventry City on loan from Portsmouth last August, before making the move permanent in January for an undisclosed fee, believed to be £500,000. In his only season at The Ricoh Arena, Chaplin scored 8 goals in … Continue reading

Clarke-Harris third through Deadline Day door

Striker Jonson Clarke-Harris has become the third and final departure through The Ricoh Arena doors on deadline day after joining Bristol Rovers in a permanent transfer. In joining Bristol Rovers, Clarke-Harris becomes the second player today to swap The Ricoh Arena for The Memorial Ground with Abu Ogogo making the same switch earlier in the … Continue reading

Meyler in; Doyle out

Coventry City have concluded some more surprising business on Transfer Deadline Day with club captain Michael Doyle dropping down into League Two and joining Notts County, with Reading midfielder David Meyler arriving on loan as his replacement. With the club already having one central midfielder depart earlier in the day when Abu Ogogo was released … Continue reading

Abu Ogogo departs for Bristol Rovers

Coventry City have completed their first piece of business of Transfer Deadline Day, but not necessarily a piece which fans would have expected. Summer signing Abu Ogogo, 29, has cancelled his contract by mutual consent and subsequently joined fellow League One side Bristol Rovers on a free transfer. Since arriving at The Ricoh Arena in … 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