Coventry City Football Club
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[20 MAR 02]
COUNCIL TO BUY
FOLESHILL GAS WORKS
Coventry City Council and
partners Advantage West Midlands are to buy the former Foleshill gas
works site in the first steps towards the
development of a new multi purpose arena for the city.
[28 FEB 02] STUART
LINNELL : YOU HAVE TO BE GOOD TO BE LUCKY
Now, remember, the idea was that Coventry City was the club that was going
to take First Division by storm.
[21 FEB 02] ARSENAL
Arsenal are keeping tabs on Coventry City’s promising young central
defender Calum Davenport.
[21 FEB 02] STUART
LINNELL : SAY IT WITH FLOWERS
Dreams do come true, as the saying goes, and at the ripe old age of 35,
Sky Blues fan Tim Flowers is living proof of that.
[14 FEB 02] STUART
LINNELL : HALL SHOWS THE WAY
As Coventry City’s new Chairman contemplates the club’s future, amid
talk of dramatically reducing the number of players on the books and a “race
against time” to fund the new stadium, there’s one young player who is
giving a clear indication of how the club must go forward.
[12 FEB 02] KID LEE GETS
Coventry City teenage midfield star Lee Fowler has been called into the
Welsh international squad for their friendly against Argentina.
[09 FEB 02] CREWE
ALEXANDRA 1 COVENTRY CITY 6
Sky Blues put on a rare display of rampancy as they hit Crewe for six -
including a first Coventry hat-trick for Lee Hughes.
[07 FEB 02] STUART
LINNELL : BIG MO'S PLAY-OFF PROMISE
Big Mo Konjic grinned from ear to ear as he made a pledge in front of a
crowded hospitality lounge at Highfield Road when I asked him what he
would do if he scored the winner in the Play-Off Final at the end of the
[31 JAN 02] SLANGING MATCH
new Chairman of Coventry City, Mike McGinnity says he doesn’t want to be
involved in a public row with his predecessor Bryan Richardson.
[30 JAN 02] RICHARDSON
Richardson has resigned as Chairman of Coventry City Football Club.
A statement by the club reads: Bryan Richardson is no longer chief
executive or chairman of Coventry City Football Club. A full statement
will be released very shortly.
[30 JAN 02] STUART
LINNELL : THE AMBUSH
If there is one thing that all parties involved in Bryan Richardson’s
dramatic departure from the Coventry City boardroom are agreed on it is
that the departing Chairman was ambushed by his fellow directors.
[29 JAN 02] CRYSTAL PALACE 1 COVENTRY CITY 3
from Boothroyd, Hall and McSheffery gave City a great victory over Palace
- marred only by the dismissal of Boothroyd after a tussle with
Granville. MORE FOLLOWS
[25 JAN 02] JIM
BROWN : GORDON MILNE
Gordon Milne holds the record for being Coventry City’s longest serving
manager since the war but is largely remembered for managing City teams
that failed to fulfill their potential.
[24 JAN 02] STUART
LINNELL : A WELCOME BREAK
After the disappointment of the Sky Blues’ last three matches, this
weekend’s break is more than welcome for one City player.
[22 JAN 02] ROBINSON
BACK ON BOARD
millionaire Labour MP Geoffrey Robinson has reclaimed his seat on the
board of Coventry City Football Club.
[19 JAN 02] COVENTRY
CITY 0 STOCKPORT COUNTY 0
disheartening performance from City against bottom club Stockport
effectively extinguishes any faintly lingering automatic promotion hopes.
[18 JAN 02] STUART
LINNELL : WORDS OF COMFORT
They are two men of football for whom I have the greatest respect and they
both had sensible words of comfort to offer about Coventry City’s
current loss of form.
[13 JAN 02] WOLVERHAMPTON
WANDERERS 3 COVENTRY CITY 1
dismal performance, capped by the dismissal of David Thompson, drove
another nail into the lid of City's promotion hopes coffin.
[11 JAN 02] STUART
LINNELL : GOLD RESERVES
It was cold, it was wet and Highfield Road was almost empty, but it turned
out to be a cracking game of football.
[09 JAN 02] HOOLIGANS SENTENCED
Coventry City fans were sentenced yesterday after pleading guilty to
causing disorder at City games.
[08 JAN 02] JIM
BROWN : DAVE SEXTON
In the summer of 1981, when Gordon Milne was relieved of responsibility
for playing matters, the role of Coventry City team manager was given,
ironically, to a man seven years Milne’s senior.
[03 JAN 02] STUART
LINNELL : MEMORIES ARE MADE OF THIS
Fifteen years ago, Coventry City Football Club was about to set out on its
[01 JAN 02] SKY BLUES NEWS
Lee Mills move permanent.
MBE for McAllister.