Preston Haskell IV

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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

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

Preston Haskell IV: “I sincerely hope for the best at Coventry City.”

One of the confirmed final bidders for Coventry City Ltd, American businessman, Preston Haskell IV has appeared to give up on taking over the Sky Blues. Yesterday, joint-administrator, Paul Appleton named Otium Entertainment Group Limited as the preferred bidder for the administration hit company. Otium are a company related to the owners of Coventry City … Continue reading

Paul Appleton names Otium Entertainment Group Limited as preferred bidder for Coventry City FC Limited.

Paul Appleton, the administrator for the part of Coventry City Football Club which is in administration has said the bid put forward by Otium Entertainment Group Limited was ‘substantially more’ than the three other offers received. The company is connected to Sisu, who took over the Sky Blues in 2007. Former Coventry City directors Ken … Continue reading

Appleton confirms four final bids for Coventry City.

Coventry City Football Club Limited’s administrator Paul Appleton has confirmed four parties have met today’s final deadline for bids to buy the company out of administration. It was believed that there could be up to six final bids for the Sky Blues, but as of the deadline at 12:00 BST, only four had been received. … Continue reading

Richard Keys: Outrageous to extend bidder’s deadline.

Former Sky Sports anchor and lifelong Coventry City fan, Richard Keys, has described the decision to extend the bidder’s deadline to buy the Sky Blues as “outrageous.” On Friday, which was the original deadline for bidders to make their move, joint-administrator Paul Appleton announced that the deadline was being extended until 5pm, Friday June 7th, … Continue reading

Coventry City administrators extend offers deadline.

Coventry City Football Club’s joint administrators have extended the deadline for offers for the financially troubled club until Friday, June 7th. The Sky Blues have been in administration since March and thus incurred a 10 points deduction last season, which put a halt to the club’s promotion back to The Championship plans. The original deadline … Continue reading

Tim Fisher: SISU in it for the long haul.

Coventry City Chief Executive Officer, Tim Fisher has stated that the current Sky Blues owners, SISU are in it for the “long haul.” In March, the League One side were placed into administration and deducted 10 points after a dispute over unpaid rent with the owner’s of the Ricoh Arena, ACL. Administrator Paul Appleton, has … Continue reading

Coventry City attract interest from new bidder.

Coventry City have been approached by an Asian consortium looking to take total control of the club. The proposed bid – from investors from companies based in Singapore, Malaysia and China – would look to not only take on the club, but also the side’s rented ground at the Ricoh Arena. The Sky Blues have … Continue reading

Coventry administrator sets take-over deadline.

Coventry City administrators have set a deadline of May 31st for any interested parties to make an offer to purchase the club. A number of groups have already registered an interest in taking control of the Sky Blues, who went into administration in March. Joint-administrator, Paul Appleton said, “A sale process has begun, I have spoken … Continue reading