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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

Extension reportedly agreed to Madine loan.

An extension has reportedly been agreed between Sheffield Wednesday and Coventry City to Gary Madine’s loan at The Sky Blues. Madine rejoined The Sky Blues for a second spell on an initial one month loan and has gone on to score two goals in four appearances, with the initial loan to end after Saturday’s game … Continue reading

Wilson called up for international duty.

Former Coventry City striker Callum Wilson has been called up to the England Under-21 side to face Portugal & France. Wilson earns his call as West Brom’s Saido Berahino has been called into the senior squad for the first time. Wilson joins Gareth Southgate’s side for the game against Portugal at Burnley’s Turf Moor on … 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

Murphy to join Huddersfield Town.

Joe Murphy has today confirmed that he will be leaving Coventry City at the end of this month and stepping up to The Championship with Huddersfield Town. Republic of Ireland international Murphy, 32, will be reunited for former Sky Blues’ boss Mark Robins at The John Smith’s Stadium and will be fighting for the number … Continue reading

Pressley confirms Murphy talks elsewhere.

Coventry City manager Steven Pressley has this afternoon confirmed out-of-contract goalkeeper Joe Murphy has held discussions with other clubs about his future. Pressley also confirmed that as of this moment, Murphy has not yet signed for another club and is still hopeful of persuading the Irish goalkeeper, who yesterday earnt a recall to the Republic … 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