Paul Appleton

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Coventry City release a statement on CVA rejection.

Coventry City Football Club have this afternoon released the following statement regarding ACL’s rejection of the CVA before the start of the 2013/2014 Season. Tim Fisher, Chief Executive of Coventry City, said: “It still mystifies us why ACL voted against the CVA. “The subsequent “explanations” have not given any clarity on the motivation for ACL … Continue reading

Football League admit “serious errors” in Coventry City administration.

The Football League have today admitted “serious errors” were made in the administration process of Coventry City Football Club. The errors relate to The Football League making mistakes in registering players to the wrong company, as revealed by The Coventry Telegraph. Today, is the first time The Football League have publicly admitted mistakes had been … Continue reading

‘A statement on Coventry City’ – by City fan Rob Summerfield.

Earlier this summer, we highlighted one City fan’s email to The Football League in protest at the club’s proposed plans to groundshare with a fellow Football League club. Today we are highlighting another City fan’s view. Over the past few weeks, statement after statement has been released by numerous sides, ACL, administator Paul Appleton, the football … 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

“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

Sale of Coventry City Football Club Limited to Otium Entertainment Group Limited completed.

The sale of Coventry City Football Club Limited to Otium Entertainment Group Limited has today been completed. Despite being a huge step towards The Sky Blues coming out of administration, the club remains in that position. News of the sale came in a statement released this afternoon by joint administrator Mr Appleton. The statement also … Continue reading

71% would follow Coventry United if Coventry City move.

71% of Coventry City fans say they WOULD follow Coventry United if SISU press ahead with their plans to move The Sky Blues out of the City, even if only temporarily. Last week it was formally announced that four Coventry businessmen had formed the new club in protest at SISU Capital, the hedge-fund owners of … Continue reading

Football League respond to petition.

The Football League have responded to a petition calling for the FA and Football League to conduct a review into Otium Entertainment Group being given the bid to buy the distressed Coventry City Football Club Ltd by Administrator Paul Appleton. In an email to petition organiser Chad Roberts, who had around 8,000 signatures, the Football … Continue reading

Football League will not block Otium Entertainment Group Limited buyout of Coventry City Football Club Limited.

The Football League have confirmed that they have acknowledge the decision by administrator Paul Appleton to name Otium Entertainment Group Limited as the preferencial buyer for Coventry City Football Club Limited, and that they wouldn’t block the move. Since the announcement on Friday that of the four final bidders for the company which was placed … Continue reading

Football League Chairman Greg Clarke on Sky Sports News tomorrow talking about Coventry City situation.

The Chairman of the Football League, Greg Clarke will be featured on Sky Sports News tomorrow talking about Coventry City’s current situation. From 6am BST tomorrow (Tuesday, June 18th) a pre-recorded interview with Clarke will be featured on Sky Sports News on ‘Good Morning Sports Fans’ and throughout the day. It is unclear at the … Continue reading