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Coventry City crowned League One Champions

Coventry City have been crowned Champions of SkyBet League One, following a majority vote between the 23 clubs to curtail the season this afternoon. The decision means Coventry City have returned to the second tier of English football, eight years after being relegated to League One. Now, under Mark Robins, The Sky Blues have secured … Continue reading

EFL Clubs vote on curtailment rulings; Individual League votes this afternoon

Earlier this morning, Tuesday June 9th 2020, all 71 EFL Clubs participated and voted in an EFL Extraordinary General Meeting on proposals in respect of changes to EFL Regulations in the event  that season 2019/20 is curtailed. Alongside the EFL’s proposals of adopting an unweighted points-per-game (PPG) outcome should the season be curtailed in any … Continue reading

Preston complete signing of Tom Bayliss from Coventry City

Coventry City midfielder Tom Bayliss has today joined Championship side Preston North End for an undisclosed fee. The midfielder, 20, has moved to Deepdale for a fee believed to be around £2m, signing a four-year contract. After coming through the academy at The Sky Blues, Bayliss made his first team debut in League Two against … Continue reading

Conor Chaplin joins Barnsley

Coventry City striker Conor Chaplin has today joined newly-promoted Championship side Barnsley for an undisclosed fee. Chaplin, 22, joined Coventry City on loan from Portsmouth last August, before making the move permanent in January for an undisclosed fee, believed to be £500,000. In his only season at The Ricoh Arena, Chaplin scored 8 goals in … Continue reading

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