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[25 JAN 02] JIM BROWN : GORDON MILNE

Gordon MilneGordon Milne holds the record for being Coventry Cityís longest serving manager since the war but is largely remembered for managing City teams that failed to fulfill their potential.  MORE

[08 JAN 02] JIM BROWN : DAVE SEXTON

Dave SextonIn 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 Milneís senior.  MORE

[30 OCT 01] JIM BROWN : DON MACKAY

Don MackayDon Mackay was a little known coach who was thrust into the managerís chair when Bobby Gould was sacked at Christmas 1984.  MORE

[19 OCT 01] JIM BROWN : JOHN SILLETT

John SillettJohn Sillett will always be remembered for his part in the 1987 FA Cup victory but the other testament to his ability as a manager is that under his charge Coventry City were never involved in a relegation battle.  MORE

[13 OCT 01] JIM BROWN : TERRY BUTCHER

Terry ButcherWithin months of being one of Englandís heroes at the 1990 World Cup in Italy, Terry Butcher was given his first managerial position by Coventry City at the age of just 31.  MORE

[08 OCT 01] JIM BROWN : PHIL NEAL

Phil NealLooking back now at the events of the mid 1990s it is probably fair to say that Phil Neal should never have been appointed manager of Coventry City.  MORE

[02 OCT 01] JIM BROWN : BOBBY GOULD

Bobby Gould - Nov 96 [empics]Coventry-born Gould is one of only three men to have managed Coventry City for two separate spells - Harry Storer and Billy Frith being the others.  MORE

[17 SEP 01] JIM BROWN : RON ATKINSON

Ron AtkinsonWhilst ĎBig Ronísí record as manager does not stand up well to scrutiny he can be credited with not only helping Coventry back into the limelight but also attracting a number of top players to the club.  MORE

[10 SEP 01] JIM BROWN : HOW DOES STRACHAN COMPARE

In the last 34 years only two men, Gordon Milne and Noel Cantwell have had longer spells as manager of Coventry City than Gordon Strachan.  MORE

[10 SEP 01] JIM BROWN: STRACHAN'S TRANSFER RECORD

In the period from when Gordon Strachan took over as manager in November 1996 Coventry City has signed 43 players for a total of almost £60 million.  MORE

 

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