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Countdown to Homelessness – 14 Games to Go 

14 Nov 17

Trusts Letter To CCFC Chief Executive Dear Mr Boddy Following the match against Mansfield Town on Saturday, Coventry City now have only 14 League Two matches scheduled to be played at the Ricoh Arena before the end of the current season…

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Countdown to Homelessness – 15 Games to Go 

24 Oct 17

Trusts Letter To CCFC Chairman Dear Mr Fisher Following the match against Colchester United on Saturday, Coventry City now have only 15 League Two matches scheduled to be played at the Ricoh Arena before the end of the current season.

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Sky Blue Trust Open Meeting – A Q&A with manager Mark Robins 

21 Oct 17

The Sky Blue Trust is delighted to announce that the special guest at our next open meeting will be Coventry City FC Manager Mark Robins who will take questions from an assembled audience.

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Dave Boddy and “Fan Engagement” 

20 Oct 17

During 2016, the English Football League agreed new rules requiring Clubs to meet requirements for supporter engagement.

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Coventry City FC – Countdown To Homelessness 

18 Oct 17

As the last months of the agreement for the Coventry City to play home games at the Ricoh Arena pass by, the Sky Blue Trust are attempting to increase the pressure on all those responsible and all those who could do something to resolve this…

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The Sky Blue Trust Congratulate Mark Robins 

6 Oct 17

The Sky Blue Trust would like to congratulate Sky Blues boss Mark Robins on his nomination for the League 2 Manager of the Month award for September.

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STATEMENT: Club response to recent Sky Blue Trust statement 

6 Oct 17

Following the recent statement made by the Sky Blue Trust, Coventry City would like to take this chance to again reiterate that it is not liable for any costs related to the appeal against the judgement of the High Court made on Friday 14th…

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Otium Entertainment Ltd trading as Coventry City Football Club and the 2nd Judicial Review 

3 Oct 17

Otium Entertainment Group Limited trading as Coventry City Football Club and the 2nd Judicial Review A number of Coventry City fans have asked the Trust whether it is true, as the Football Club maintain, that they are not involved in the …

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Things Fall Apart Exhibition – A Year at Sixfields (6th – 22nd October) 

2 Oct 17

The Sky Bue Trust are pleased to promote the following event Things Fall Apart, a short film about the year in exile at Sixfields is showing in an exhibition at the old Coventry Evening Telegraph building on Corporation Street from 6th -…

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The Sky Blues Trust Teams Up with Dhillons Brewery 

19 Sep 17

The Sky Blue Trust has teamed up with Dhillons Brewery to offer an exclusive pre/post match venue to enjoy some quality ales when you’re attending Sky Blues matches.

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England Star Joins Fans in Football Reform Debate 

7 Sep 17

Football fans from across the north-west region and a former England international, gathered in Blackpool tonight (Tuesday 5th September) in support of a new campaign that aims to accelerate the process of change to the way football clubs …

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Fans Not Numbers 

7 Sep 17

YOUR INVITATION TO AN EXCLUSIVE FOOTBALL FORUM BRINGING FOOTBALL BACK TO THE FANS SKINS , the Sky Blue Trust and Supporters Direct , are delighted to invite you to attend an exclusive event to discuss the future of football club ownership…

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WM Trains: “Welcome, But A Lot More To Worry About” 

12 Aug 17

The Sky Blue Trust are delighted to see that the award of the franchise for local and inter-regional services, currently held by London Midland Trains, to West Midlands Trains specifically includes plans for the radical improvement of services…

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“You Have Failed On Every Measure … Enough Is Enough” 

15 Jul 17

The Sky Blue Trust Board note the outcome of todays hearing at the Birmingham High Court where Sisu Capital Limited under the guise of Sky Blue Sports Leisure Limited, Otium Entertainment Limited (Coventry City FC) and Arvo Master Fund …

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A Message From Jim Twyneham’s Family 

15 Jul 17

Jim’s son and daughter, Ben and Aimee Twyneham, are really heartened and almost overwhelmed by the response to their fathers passing earlier this month.

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A Tribute To Jim Twyneham 

6 Jul 17

Jim Twyneham – DJ, quiz master, and above all a life-long City fan, unswerving to the end.

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Elections To The Trust Board, 2017 

28 Jun 17

By the closing date for nominations, 26 June 2017, four valid nominations for vacant positions on the Board of the Trust had been received, from: Moz Baker Dave Eyles Andrew Fletcher CJ Joiner As there are just four vacancies, each of the…

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Film Première For Sky Blues Fans 

22 Jun 17

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Trust And Supporters Direct Meet With EFL Over CCFC Concerns 

16 Jun 17

On 19 May 2017 representatives of the Sky Blue Trust and Supporters’ Direct met senior English Football League officials, to discuss the issues relating to Coventry City Football Club.

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Supporters To Form Partnership With Bidders For Coventry City 

31 May 17

The Sky Blue Trust has, for several years, taken the view that the future of Coventry City FC can only be sustained if the current owners, SISU, sell to new owners who are prepared to show some ambition and care for the Club.

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Nominations to the Board, 2017 

23 May 17

In accordance with Rule 63 of the Trust’s Constitution, three current Board members must resign each year.

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Supporter Involvement In Sky Blues Ownership 

25 Apr 17

With the current high level of interest and speculation into the ownership of our football club, highlighted by the consortium lead by Gary Hoffman trying to engage with SISU, many supporters have asked about the Trust’s involvement in this…

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Join Us In Blackpool For Judgement Day 3 

18 Apr 17

The Sky Blue Trust would like to invite and encourage its members to join us in Blackpool on May 6th where we will join with an estimated gathering of more than 4,000 football supporters who will be uniting for a concerted day of action.

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Season Ticket Own Goal 

12 Apr 17

We recently published the results of our Coventry City supporters survey.

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Supporter Ownership: Q&A 

11 Apr 17

Q1 What is it? It is a means for the fans of a club to take a collective ownership stake (usually through a Supporters Trust) in a significant, or ideally majority, of the voting share capital of their football club.

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Sky Blues v Charlton: The Sequel 

10 Apr 17

Many Sky Blue Trust members will have been at The Valley last October when both Coventry City and Charlton fans joined forces to march together in a demonstration of unity in their fight for better ownership.

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Fans Want Change of Owners and Ownership Model 

6 Apr 17

The annual Sky Blue Trust survey was conducted during February and has yielded some interesting and potentially worrying results.

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1 Apr 17

Safe journey to Wembley to all Sky Blues! Let’s bring back the cup, and show our POTENTIAL! Checkatrade Trophy Final 2 April 2017 PLAY UP SKY BLUES…

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Flag Debacle Sums Up The Incompetence of the Football League 

28 Mar 17

For match after match, year after year, Wembley has allowed flags and banners up to 250cms wide without any problems, However suddenly the Football League has changed the rules for Coventry City.

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Jaw Jaw Not War War – Stop Playing Games With Our Club’s Future 

23 Mar 17

Tim Fisher revealed this week that confidential, behind closed door mediation is currently being undertaken to try and resolve the whole sorry mess surrounding Coventry City.

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Miss Our Open Meeting With Tim Fisher? Watch It Here 

21 Mar 17

If you couldn’t make our meeting with Tim Fisher, or missed our Pericope broadcast of it, you can watch it here   https://twitter.

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What’s Your Question For Tim Fisher? 

9 Mar 17

Our members-only meeting with Tim Fisher, Chairman of Coventry City, is a sell-out, and we are aware that there will be many people who want to ask questions – whether they have a ticket for the night (Monday 20th March) or not.

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Welcome Back Mark Robins 

6 Mar 17

Mark Robins The Sky Blue Trust welcomes the appointment of Mark Robins and wish him the very best of luck in his second term at the club.

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Open Meeting “Sold Out” 

5 Mar 17

Our Members meeting with Tim Fisher, Coventry City’s Chairman, is now fully booked.

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Members’ Meeting With Tim Fisher 

1 Mar 17

We are pleased to announce that the special guest at our next Sky Blue Trust open meeting will be Coventry City FC Chairman Tim Fisher who will take questions from an assembled audience and appraise those attending of the big challenges facing…

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Sorry If We Got Your Name Wrong!! 

11 Feb 17

A glitch in transferring our mailing list to the survey software used for our Fans’ Survey, meant that some names and emails were mis-aligned.

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Tell Us Your Views On CCFC Fan-Ownership 

10 Feb 17

The Sky Blue Trust is pleased to publish a supporter survey aimed primarily at establishing Coventry City fans views on the potential of supporter ownership.

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Show Your Colours 

7 Feb 17

Tonight’s Checkatrade Trophy Semi Final against Wycombe at the Ricoh Arena could lead to the first hint of success for the club in almost thirty years.

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How To Contact Your MP 

6 Feb 17

Many of our members have asked us about contacting their local MP so as to try and get them to make representation with the Football League about our football clubs current plight.

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Could It Kill The Club? 

2 Feb 17

City Fans Protest in February The team is languishing 8 points from safety at the bottom of the third division, the vital academy is a few short months from being homeless, the teams agreement for its home ground runs out in just over a year…

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Ugly Protests – Fans’ Desperation Spilling Over 

29 Jan 17

The Sky Blue Trust does not condone anti-social and illegal acts such as the throwing of smoke bombs and multiple pitch invasions.

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Trust Open Meeting Discusses Supporter Ownership 

24 Jan 17

Monday night’s Sky Blue Trust meeting at the Albany Club attracted around 100 supporters to hear very informative talks by Ashley Brown, who led the Portsmouth supporters’ takeover and is now Chief Executive of Supporters Direct, and…

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Open Meeting: How Football Fans Can Own Their Club 

11 Jan 17

23 January 2017, 7:30pm at The Albany Club, Earlsdon Street Over 20,000 people have signed the Coventry Telegraph petition calling on SISU to put Coventry City up for sale.

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“The Pertinent Question” 

8 Jan 17

This article is a cross-post from the website of the Jimmy Hill Alliance, of which the Trust is part.

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Whistle No More 

3 Jan 17

The series of protest organised by The Jimmy Hill Way Alliance have very successfully highlighted the plight of the club nationally and locally.

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Welcome Russell, and Good Luck – You’ll Need It! 

22 Dec 16

The Sky Blue Trust would like to welcome Russell Slade to the club and wish him the best of luck for the rest of the season because he will need that commodity in spades if he is to succeed.

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A Christmas Message To Sisu 

13 Dec 16

From our friends at The Jimmy Hill Way Campaign https://www.

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Sandra Garlick and Bullying Allegations – A Trust Statement 

10 Dec 16

Sandra Garlick, Chairperson elect of the SCG, resigned from the group last month citing as one of the reasons her claim that she had received direct and indirect abuse from members of the Sky Blue Trust.

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Supporters Consultative Group – Latest Minutes 

9 Dec 16

The Sky Blue Trust is disappointed to read the latest minutes from the Supporters Consultative Group (SCG) meeting on November 30th which once again demonstrate how ineffective this forum has become.

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Sisu Refused Permission To Appeal 

1 Dec 16

The Sky Blue Trust is pleased that the long-running and costly court case is now over and hopes that todays Supreme Court decision heralds the apparent conclusion to off field distractions.