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DARN READABLE – 29 Minutes from Wembley: The Inside Story of Coventry City’s 1980/81 season 

13 Dec 17

Writer Steve Phelps dons an investigative hat once more in his new book chronicling the tale of one of City’s greatest ever teams.


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Episode 166 – Sky Blue Book Club part two (w/Steve Phelps) 

13 Dec 17

Cov fan, author, and all round top fella Steve Phelps joined us this week to complete a Sky Blue book double feature.


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Episode 165 – Sky Blue Book Club part one (w/Jim Brown) 

6 Dec 17

The Lamptey Boyz are joined by club statistician and historian Jim Brown to talk about his latest book, ‘Play Up Sky Blues – Coventry’s Rise to the Top’ which charts the club’s title winning 1966/67 season.


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Episode 164 – I listened to the Nii Lamptey Show and all I got was this lousy t-shirt 

29 Nov 17

Cheap as chips and spun from pure gold, wearing a Nii Lamptey Show t-shirt will make members of your preferred gender of sexual partner drop to their knees and worship at your feet.


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Episode 163 – In death, his name is Stephen Hughes 

16 Nov 17

We’re back and ready to rock your world with some updated Cov City chat.


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Episode 162 – Interviewed by Mist 

25 Oct 17

You-know-who returns.


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The pre-game ramble: Colchester United 

21 Oct 17

Welcome to the end times.


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Episode 161 – Forcing the ‘Forcing the Issue’ Issue 

19 Oct 17

Sunshine, Lollipops and Rainbows.


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The pre-game ramble: Accrington Stanley 

14 Oct 17

Don’t mention the advert.


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Episode 160 – The Triumphant Return of Only Covvect! 

10 Oct 17

The match was boring.


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Grimmer wins PFA Fans’ Player of the Month 

7 Oct 17

Jack Grimmer wins the first League 2 PFA Fans’ Player of the Month Award of the 2017/18 Season It may be a bit of a surprise, but it’s certainly a welcome one.


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The pre-game ramble: Barnet 

7 Oct 17

Win convincingly and not only will we go top for three hours, but there’s a chance you might even enjoy that bonus afternoon trip to Central Six.


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Episode 159 – Deft 

3 Oct 17

Pretty deft this week, mates.


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1000 words on that: Coventry City 1 – 0 Crewe Alexandra 

2 Oct 17

City claim their third win in a week.


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The pre-game ramble: Crewe Alexandra 

30 Sep 17

Victory over Exeter and Swindon has put City at great risk of being good.


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Episode 158 – Kelly Evans² 

25 Sep 17

49 minutes of good spirited football chat and one Big Hero 6 comparison that will blow your balls off.


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1000 words on that: Coventry City 2 – 0 Exeter City 

25 Sep 17

Just spent Saturday afternoon spanking the unbeaten league leaders and inducting a new miniature hero.


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The pre-game ramble: Exeter City 

23 Sep 17

The Sky Blues will be trying their ruddy hardest to waft some pressure on league leaders Exeter City in what is quite literally, football.


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The pre-game ramble: Cambridge Utd 

16 Sep 17

A visit to the spiritual home of Dion Dublin’s moustache awaits.


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Episode 157 – Lampteython 2017 

13 Sep 17

The Bloody Lads bring you some sunshine in the form of their analysis of the last two games.


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The pre-game ramble: Pork Vale 

9 Sep 17

The Pork Valians potter down to the Ricoh while we celebrate the triumphant return of Matty Roper.


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Episode 156 – Crowbar on the mind 

4 Sep 17

“It’s football fans ain’t it?!” document.


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Episode 155 – Neil just shouting ‘TONE’ 

1 Sep 17

Paul has taken a vow of silence this week so Dominic Jerams (@SideSammy) of sidewayssammy.


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A Formation Conversation 

30 Aug 17

I hope you’ve got your tactic caps on, guys.


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1000 words on that: Yeovil Town 2 – 0 Coventry City 

28 Aug 17

It’s two defeats in two for City, prompting a mini fan meltdown.


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Episode 154 – Must…Resist…Urge…To be…Negative 

21 Aug 17

Normal service is resumed as the Nii’s get their teeth into the first league defeat of the season and an incredibly frustrating 90 minutes.


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The view from Block A 

21 Aug 17

New season.


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1000 words on that: Coventry City 0 – 1 Newport County 

21 Aug 17

Ah, flip.


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The pre-game ramble: Newport County 

18 Aug 17

Gameweek three of our League Two existence welcomes Newport County to the Ricoh.


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Episode 153 – The Duck and New Tony 

14 Aug 17

This week Laurie Kilpatrick (who you may know from previous pods or his blog,  The Lonely Season ) joins the Lamptey Boiz to talk all things Grimsby, from swimming in the sea to ruefully abusing lovely Russell Slade.


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The Beauty: Robbie Keane 

11 Aug 17

Watching post-2000 Coventry City has been an ordeal.


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Episode 152 – How many Ducks would a Nazon Duck if a Nazon could Duck Wood? 

9 Aug 17

Welcome to the Nii Lamptey Show, the only weekly podcast exclusively dedicated to the Haitian sensation – Duckens Nazon.


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1000 words on that: Blackburn Rovers 

9 Aug 17

City are given a bit of a lesson.


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So, Doyler’s back 

7 Aug 17

And he isn’t in everyone’s good books.


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The pre-game ramble: Blackburn Rovers 

7 Aug 17

It’s a Ricoh Arena return for Tony in the insert the latest name here Cup*.


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1000 words on that: Notts County 

6 Aug 17

Welcome back, Coventry City.


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The pre-game ramble: Notts County 

5 Aug 17

The big day is upon us.


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Episode 151 – The Force Awakens! 

4 Aug 17

The 2017/18 season is upon us.


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The only League Two season preview you’ll ever need 

1 Aug 17

And it’s not even mine.


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Join the Lamptey Fantasy Football League 17/18 

1 Aug 17

Yes, we’re further away from the Premier League than we’ve ever been, but that’s not to say we can’t still have some fun.


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The Beauty: James Maddison 

1 Aug 17

The first in a new series exploring the special CCFC players.


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The anti-ampersand gang 

1 Aug 17

Ah, the ampersand.


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10 best Coventry City loans ever 

1 Aug 17

Inspired by that recent article rating all 100 of Leeds’ loan players since 2004, please find below my own half-arsed version: the ten best Sky Blues temps since the turn of the century.


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Fresh 

1 Aug 17

Fresh design.


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Episode 150 – 2016/17 Season Review 

4 May 17

Here it is.


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Episode 149 – Our Lowest Ebb 

19 Apr 17

Relegation is confirmed as Coventry bow out of League One with a whimper.


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Episode 148 – Ignoring Sheffield United 

10 Apr 17

We’re only letting positivity into our lives so this week we glossed over the Sheffield United game and focussed on the Peterborough game.


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Episode 147 – 2017 EFL Trophy Winners – Coventry City! 

4 Apr 17

For once no bitterness or cynicism.


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Episode 146 – The Nii Lamptey Show 

31 Mar 17

WEMBLEY! Download the podcast on MP3 Subscribe/Listen on iTunes Follow @niilampteyshow on Twitter The post Episode 146 – The Nii Lamptey Show appeared first on Sky Blues Blog .


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Episode 145 – The Nii Lamptey Show 

17 Mar 17

If we win 38% of the games Jodi Jones starts and 29% of the games Ruben Lameiras starts, start them together and that’s like 66% – that’s better than Fergie at United.