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Leon Barnett forced to retire due to heart condition

Former Coventry City defender Leon Barnett has been forced to retire, after being diagnosed with a heart condition. Barnett, 32, joined The Sky Blues on loan from West Bromwich Albion in November 2009 after only two league appearances for The Baggies initially until January, which was then extended until the end of the 2009/2010 Season. … Continue reading

Cole: Stay is out of my hands

On loan midfielder Joe Cole has revealed once again he’d like to stay with Coventry City, but is yet to speak to new Aston Villa manager Remi Garde. Cole, 33, who scored his first goal for The Sky Blues with a sublime free-kick against Barnsley on Tuesday was speaking to The Coventry Telegraph ahead of … Continue reading

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┬áhas 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

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

Thousands line streets in protest at Coventry City groundshare plans.

This afternoon, thousands of football fans united in protest at Coventry City’s plans to groundshare with Northampton Town at Sixfields for at least the next three seasons. Fans, not just of The Sky Blues turned out, as Birmingham City and Ipswich Town jerseys were spotted amongst others. The Sky Blue Trust organised the protest as … 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

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