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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

Kenny Jackett confirms Conor Chaplin will not be eligible for Coventry against Portsmouth tomorrow night

Portsmouth manager Kenny Jackett has confirmed that striker Conor Chaplin will be unavailable to feature against his parent club at The Ricoh Arena tomorrow night. Speaking to The News, Jackett confirmed that it was a contractual agreement between the two sides when Chaplin joined The Sky Blues on Deadline Day in August before Chaplin’s move … Continue reading

Full Tim Fisher transcript from pre-Sunderland Sky Sports interview

Coventry City Chairman Tim Fisher faced the Sky Sports cameras and was interviewed by Jonathan Oakes before yesterday’s 1-1 draw with Sunderland facing questions regarding the Club’s future. Here we provide a full transcript of Fisher’s responses. JO: “Yes, The Ricoh Arena is home to Coventry City for the time being, but that may not … Continue reading

Tom Bayliss signs new four-year contract with Coventry City

Coventry City midfielder Tom Bayliss has committed his future to The Sky Blues by signing a new four-year contract. The midfielder, 19, only made his first team debut in November 2017 in The Checkatrade Trophy against West Bromwich Albion U23’s before scoring just two minutes into his league debut against Cheltenham Town less than a … Continue reading

Ponticelli heads out on loan.

Coventry City striker Jordan Ponticelli has today joined League Two side Macclesfield Town on a season-long loan. Following the capture of Conor Chaplin from Portsmouth yesterday, Sky Blues’ boss Mark Robins has allowed Ponticelli, 19, to spend the season gaining experience with Mark Yates’ men where he will link up with midfielder Callum Maycock who … Continue reading

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