The Championship

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Meyler in; Doyle out

Coventry City have concluded some more surprising business on Transfer Deadline Day with club captain Michael Doyle dropping down into League Two and joining Notts County, with Reading midfielder David Meyler arriving on loan as his replacement. With the club already having one central midfielder depart earlier in the day when Abu Ogogo was released … Continue reading

Coventry accept third Willis bid.

Coventry City have accepted a third offer from Championship side Rotherham United for captain Jordan Willis. After initially rejecting two bids from The Championship side, Rotherham came back with a third and final bid for the 22 year old, which was accepted by The Sky Blues. Since his debut in 2011/2012 – the season which … Continue reading

BEHIND THE NUMBERS | Coventry chalk up 100 Ricoh Arena wins

The 3-1 victory over Sheffield United this afternoon was Coventry City’s 100th victory at the ground since moving from Highfield Road in 2005. In 255 games, Coventry City have walked away with 100 wins, 72 draws and 83 losses. This season also saw Coventry City chalk up 12 wins at The Ricoh, the joint highest … Continue reading

Black, Carsley, Williams & Bowman get new roles.

Four men with Coventry City connections; Eric Black, Lee Carsley, Paul Williams and Dave Bowman have today all gained new roles. Eric Black, who took over the Sky Blues’ hot-seat from Gary McAllister in 2003, before being replaced by Peter Reid, has today taken temporary charge of Championship side Rotherham United. Black takes the hot seat … Continue reading

Richard Wood joins Fleetwood on loan.

Former Coventry City defender Richard Wood has joined League One side in an emergency one-month loan. Wood, 30, originally joined The Sky Blues on loan from Sheffield Wednesday under Chris Coleman in 2009, making 5 appearances and scoring once before the move was made permanent where he would go on to make a further 129 … Continue reading

Sky Blues sign Morris from Middlesbrough.

Coventry City have signed Middlesbrough midfielder Bryn Morris on a season-long loan. Morris, 19, is no stranger to Sky Blues boss Tony Mowbray as it was Mowbray who gave the England Under 19 captain his Boro debut at the age of 16. A central midfielder, who can also play at centre back has represented England … Continue reading

Sky Blues complete Ricketts’ capture.

Coventry City have completed the signing of Wolves defender Sam Ricketts on a one-year contract. The 33 year old defender can play in a number of positions across the back-line and becomes the second signing of the season for new boss Tony Mowbray. Bringing a wealth of experience to the side, the Welsh international defender has … Continue reading

Westwood & Keogh named in PFA Team of the Year.

Two former Coventry City players have been named in The PFA Championship Team of the Year; Richard Westwood (Derby County) & Keiren Westwood (Sheffield Wednesday.) Voted for by fellow professionals, amongst the instructions and procedures that a player is given is that they are not allowed to vote for a player that is at the … Continue reading

Coventry City confirm Madine loan extension.

Coventry City have confirmed Gary Madine will remain at the club on loan until January 4th 2015. As expected, Sheffield Wednesday have allowed the former Carlisle United front man to remain with Steven Pressley’s side following an impressive month with The Sky Blues. Now in his second loan spell at the club, Madine has featured … Continue reading

Clarke available for loan from Wolves?

Less than 12 months after unceremoniously leaving The Sky Blues, Championship side Wolves are allowing Leon Clarke to leave the club on loan according to The Coventry Telegraph. Clarke, 29 had scored 28 goals in just 48 appearances with The Sky Blues, forming a formidable partnership with Callum Wilson before handing in a transfer request last January and joining … Continue reading