Sheffield United

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Coventry first Premier League founding member to be relegated to League Two

Coventry City have become the first founding member of The English Premier League (1992/1993) to be relegated to the fourth tier of English football. Since the inception of The FA Premier League as it was known in 1992/1993, 47 different sides have competed in the competition, and whereas now there are 20 sides each season, … Continue reading

Sky Blues take Dean Hammond on trial

Coventry City have taken free agent Dean Hammond on trial. The former Sheffield United, Birmingham City and Leicester City midfielder is being looked at by Russell Slade to add some much needed experience in the Sky Blues’ midfield as they look to move away from the bottom of League One following the departures of John … Continue reading

2014/2015 Fixtures released

The Football League have today released the fixtures for next season, handing what Coventry City manager Steven Pressley admits is “a tough start” to The Sky Blues. City kick off the season with an away game at Bradford City; a fixture which saw a controversial 3-3 draw at Valley Parade last season with Pressley and … Continue reading

2014/2015 League One line-up confirmed.

Following the conclusion of this afternoon’s League Two Play-Off Final between Burton Albion and Fleetwood Town, booked the final place in League One for next season for the first time in their history. Yesterday, Rotherham United defeated Leyton Orient on penalties to achieve promotion to The Championship, with former Sky Blue Chris Dagnall missing Orient’s … Continue reading

Marlon King sentenced to 18 months in jail.

Former Coventry City striker Marlon King has this afternoon been sentenced to 18 months in prison. King has been jailed after being found guilty of dangerous driving, which left one man with a fractured elbow. King, a former Premier League player, now without a club after being released by Sheffield United in December, was driving … Continue reading

Callum Wilson nominated for March ‘Player of the Month’

Coventry City striker Callum Wilson has been nominated for the SkyBet League One March ‘Player of the Month’ award. Wilson, who scored in five consecutive games throughout the month, notching seven in total, is the current League One top goalscorer with 21 league goals (22 in total.) Wilson is up against former City captain Michael … Continue reading

Marlon King admits dangerous driving charge.

Former Coventry City striker Marlon King has today pleaded guilty to a charge of dangerous driving. Appearing in Nottingham Crown Court, the former Premier League player had previously pleaded guilty but today changed his plea following a three car crash which left one victim with a fractured elbow. King, who has played for Hull City, … Continue reading

Are Callum Wilson & Leon Clarke the best strike force in League One?

Live on Sky Sports following this afternoon’s 3-2 defeat of Sheffield United, both Sky Blues’ boss Steven Pressley and Uwe Rossler, the Brentford manager covering the game for Sky both described Leon Clarke and Callum Wilson’s partnership as ‘being the best strike-force in League One,’ but do you agree? Both found the net against the … Continue reading

Sheffield United dimiss David Weir.

Ahead of their game with Coventry City at Sixfields on Sunday, Sheffield United have sacked manager David Weir. The Blades have failed to win in their last nine games, following an opening day win over Notts County in the league. In total, Weir only managed 13 games in charge of the club and leaves the … Continue reading

Michael Mifsud & Marlon King find new clubs.

Former Coventry City strikers Michael Mifsud and Marlon King have today found themselves new clubs. Malta captain Mifsud left Valetta in June, and has now joined Australian A League side Melbourne Heart. Mifsud became a fan favourite with Sky Blue fans after hitting a double at Old Trafford to knock Manchester United out of the … Continue reading