MAR 01] SKYDOME COVENTRY NEWS
Sky Blues To Stay Up
Coventry nightspot is so confident that the Sky Blues will retain
their top-flight status that it has already planned a Premiership
Ikon and Diva nightclubs at the SkyDome has followed a group of
Coventry City fans who planned their staying up party in January.
club has ordered hundreds of blue and white balloons and over 100
metres of ribbon for the event on Saturday 19 May.
Sky Blues stars Paul Edwards and Michael Gynn have been called in by
the SkyDome to show their support for Coventry City's struggle.
LEFT TO RIGHT:
IKON ASSISTANT MANAGER AARON HOLLIS WITH PAUL EDWARDS AND MICHAEL
Sky Blues take on fellow strugglers Bradford City at Highfield Road
that afternoon and SkyDome manager Ian Knight is confident the game
will result in Coventry securing another season at the highest
get over 10,000 people a week coming to SkyDome and it is clear
how much support and backing there is for the football club -
everyone wants them to make it.
history of Coventry City is one of the proudest in the country and
they have been a credit to the city for decades.
and a couple of other members of management went to the Chelsea
match at Highfield Road recently and saw the club's 'Game On'
posters, asking for fans to unite in the cause of staying up.
wanted to show the players and staff at Coventry City that we are
right behind their efforts and are positive that they will pull
and Diva will be decked out with blue and white posters, balloons
and ribbons on the night of the 19th and I am in no doubt that the
city will be in the mood for celebration."
City commercial director Ric Allison is delighted that the nightclub
has shown such confidence in the team and believes that their faith
will be repaid.
want the whole city to get behind this effort. We still have four
matches to play at Highfield Road and if the ground is packed to
the rafters with City fans cheering the team on other sides will
not fancy their chances.
is great to see a major Coventry complex throwing their weight
behind us - I am sure that they will be rewarded with a fantastic
night on the 19th."
L to R: Aaron Hollis (Ikon assistant manager) with former City stars
Paul Edwards and Michael Gynn who are supporting the nightclub's
faith in the Sky Blues.
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