FEB 01] COVENTRY CITY NEWS
For Bright Sky Blue Future
City has revealed plans to build a football academy in the city
to groom the stars of the future.
club has put in a planning application to build nine pitches on
land at Allard Way, alongside the River Sowe in Stoke.
of the pitches will be used for the first team, and the rest
devoted to promoting new talent.
will also be a gym, an indoor pitch an accommodation block and
matter will be looked at by Coventry City Councilís planning
team, probably in the next six weeks.
secretary Graham Hover said the development would give the club
better facilities, and it would allow the young players to work
alongside the first team for the first time.
said the aim was to set the Sky Blues up for the future,
nurturing top talent and pushing the club forward.
youth team has reached the last two finals of the FA Youth Cup.