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SkySports #UltimateLeague 2016

Coventry City sit in 21st position in The 2016 #UltimateLeague drawn up by SkySports. Last year, The Sky Blues were ranked 15th but have now dropped six places. The Ultimate League calculates the average position of every club over the past 50 years and incorporates the final 2015/16 standings. Only teams that have played in … Continue reading

Behind the numbers; 2015 in review.

After three games without a win to close 2014, Coventry City started 2015 in the best way possible, with a 2-0 win away at Walsall on January 3rd, making it two years in a row they had won away from home in the first fixture of the new calendar year. Will 2016 make it three … Continue reading

Charles-Cook sets new post-war record.

Coventry City goalkeeper Reice Charles-Cook this afternoon set a new post-war Club record in the 2-2 draw at Swindon Town. Going into the game with five consecutive clean sheets since replacing an ill Lee Burge (four league, one JPT,) the former Arsenal academy star was closing in on a post-war record clean sheet record held … Continue reading

SkySports #UltimateLeague

Coventry City sit in 15th position in The #UltimateLeague drawn up by SkySports. The Sky Blues may currently be in League One but rank 15th in the Ultimate League after enjoying sustained top-flight status between 1967/68 to 2000/01 but are now the biggest underachievers among the top 20, sitting 17th in League One, 46 places below … Continue reading

Behind The Numbers: 100 games of Steven Pressley.

Yesterday afternoon’s 2-2 draw at Sheffield United saw Steven Pressley reach the one-hundred game milestone in charge of Coventry City Football Club. With 75 minutes on the clock, it looked as if The Sky Blues would be leaving with all three points after two Dominic Samuel goals and having a man advantage with Jose Baxter … Continue reading

Behind the numbers; 2014 in review.

Coventry City started 2014 with a bang, winning 1-3 away at eventual Play-Off winners Rotherham United, however, there wouldn’t be too much left to shout about with the departures of key players and free fall down the League One table to follow. In 2013, Coventry City scored an impressive total of 111 goals, mainly thanks … Continue reading

Diego Costa loses ground to break Micky Quinn record.

Chelsea’s Diego Costa failed to break one of Mick Quinn’s Premier League goalscoring records this afternoon, after failing to score against Manchester City. Costa, who joined Chelsea from Athletico Madrid in the summer, had scored an astonishing SEVEN goals in his first FOUR Premier League games and was looking to equal Quinn’s record of EIGHT in … Continue reading

Behind the Numbers: Ricoh Arena infographic

Coventry City Football Club make their return to The Ricoh Arena this Friday night after just over a season playing at Northampton Town’s ground, Sixfields but how well did the Sky Blues do in their first tenure at the ground? After leaving Highfield Road, Coventry City moved to The Ricoh in August 2005 winning their … Continue reading

A year of Steven Pressley; grey suits to grey hair.

Exactly one year ago today, Falkirk manager Steven Pressley signed a three year deal to replace Mark Robins as the manager of Coventry City Football Club. When he first took charge, and through the opening portion of the current season, Pressley became renowned for two things; his attacking style of football and his grey suit … Continue reading

Behind the numbers: 2013 in review.

2013 has been a roller-coaster year for Coventry City fans, whilst off the field events have dominated, on the pitch events have been just as dramatic. City scored 111 goals in the calendar year, of which 27 (24%) were scored by Leon Clarke in just 41 appearances which averages at a goal every 1.5 games. … Continue reading