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Too early for play-off talk?

Coventry City made it five wins in six league games this afternoon with a 3-0 win over Notts County at Sixfields. Second half goals from Callum Wilson and a Leon Clarke brace secured the victory over the ten-men Magpies, following the first-half dismissal of County striker Danny Haynes. Both Wilson and Clarke have now scored … Continue reading

Coventry Telegraph editor responds to criticism over Aston Villa advert.

Alun Thorn, the editor of The Coventry Telegraph has today responded to criticism following an advert for hospitality for upcoming Aston Villa matches in today’s edition. Some Sky Blue fans believe the Premier League club are trying to take advantage of the ground share at Northampton Town’s Sixfields stadium by running the advert in a ‘Coventry … 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

Cyrus Christie being watched by Tottenham Hotspur.

Coventry City right-back Cyrus Christie was watched for the second time by Premier League side Tottenham Hotpsur in the 2-0 loss to Brentford yesterday. Spurs, managed by Andre Villas Boas, sent scout David Pleat to watch the defender who turned 21 years old today. It wasn’t Christie’s greatest game however, being at fault for Clayton … Continue reading

Coventry City looking at four potential sites for new stadium.

It has today been revealed that Coventry City Football Club are now looking at four potential sites for their new stadium. At the end of the 2012/2013 season, the club revealed they were leaving The Ricoh Arena – their home since 2005, and were going to build a new stadium ‘in the Coventry area’ after … Continue reading

Carlisle United sack Coventry born Greg Abbott

Coventry kid, and lifelong Sky Blues fan, Greg Abbott has become the first managerial casualty of the 2013/2014 season after being dismissed by Carlisle United. Abbott, who joined The Cumbrians in 2006 as a first team and reserve coach, became the first team manager in 2008 and until his dismissal this morning was the third … Continue reading

Micky Adams: “Get back to Coventry, what are these people playing at?”

Former Coventry City player and manager Micky Adams has added to the ground share debate at Sixfields whilst being interviewed on BBC Coventry & Warwickshire ahead of the game against Colchester United. Adams stated that he could sense problems at the club with the move to The Ricoh Arena, even before SISU took over the … Continue reading

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

“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 has 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