npower League One

This tag is associated with 67 posts

Football League approve Northampton Town & Coventry City groundshare.

The Football League have approved Coventry City’s plans to groundshare at Sixfields; the home of Northampton Town Football Club for the next three seasons. City have been in administration since March, after a year-long dispute with the manager’s of The Ricoh Arena; ACL. Chief Executive of Coventry City, Tim Fisher has previously stated that the … Continue reading

Sky Blue Trust release statement RE: Northampton Town groundshare.

The Sky Blue Trust have this afternoon released a statement regarding Coventry City Football Club’s potential ground-share at Sixfields; the home of Northampton Town. The full statement: The Sky Blue Trust opposes the proposed ground share with Northampton Town in the strongest possible terms. The Trust’s membership has indicated overwhelming support for the Board’s stance … Continue reading

Baker: “More determined than ever to have a successful season for the club.”

Coventry City captain Carl Baker says he is determined to help the Sky Blues secure promotion back to The Championship this season. Baker began his preparation for the campaign ahead with a strict healthy diet and teetotal regime to boost his fitness, including totally cutting-out alcohol. “I am more determined than ever to have a successful … Continue reading

Lee Carsley joins Sheffield United as assistant-manager.

Coventry City development coach Lee Carsley has today left the Sky Blues to join up with fellow League One side Sheffield United as their new assistant manager. At Brammall Lane, Carsley will now join up with former Everton teammate David Weir, who was recently appointed as Danny Wilson’s successor at The Blades. Carsley’s departure brings … Continue reading

“SISU OUT” banner at Glastonbury.

Disgruntled Coventry City fans have taken their protests against club owners SISU to Glastonbury; the largest music festival in the country. During live coverage on Sunday night on the BBC, a “SISU OUT” flag could clearly be seen amongst the crowd. The banner was picked out by the BBC television cameras who were beaming the pictures … Continue reading

Sky Blue Trust unveil faceless statue of Joy Seppala at Ricoh Arena.

At the recent fan’s forums, Chief Executive Tim Fisher joked that a staue of SISU boss Joy Seppala should be erected at The Ricoh Arena, and The Sky Blue Trust have used this idea as their latest protest against the club’s owners. Fisher has publicly stated SISU’s desire to build their own stadium, which would … Continue reading

Nine players sign scholarships with Coventry City.

Nine first-year scholars have put pen to paper on deals for the 2013/14 Premier Academy League campaign with Coventry City. They will link up with the Coventry City Under-18s as the Academy continues to produce talent which can progress into professional football. The scholars include twins Dion and Devon Kelly-Evans (pictured) as well as Cian Harries … Continue reading

Aaron Phillips signs new one-year contract.

Coventry City right-back Aaron Phillips has signed a new one-year contract to keep him at the club until July 1st 2014. Phillips, son of Dave Phillips, a member of the FA Cup winning team of 1987 is yet to play for City’s first team but has had first team experience on loan at Nuneaton Town. … Continue reading

Nathan Cameron won’t be returning to Northampton Town.

Released Coventry City centre-back Nathan Cameron has seen a contract offer withdrawn by Northampton Town. Cameron is one of the casualties at the Sky Blues after not being offered a fresh contract. Cameron joined League Two side Northampton on loan in March, who are managed by Aidy Boorthroyd, the man who handed Cameron his Coventry … Continue reading

Chris Hussey signs for Burton Albion.

Former Coventry City left-back Chris Hussey has today signed a contract with League Two side Burton Albion. Hussey, who was released from his contract with the Sky Blues in January spent the second half of the 2012/2013 season back at AFC Wimbledon, the club City signed him from. Hussey commented: ‘As soon as I spoke … Continue reading