Coventry news and blogs Friday 17 August 2018
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Danny Cipriani fined for assault in Jersey nightclub 

16 Aug

The England rugby player says he is "truly sorry" after admitting assault and resisting arrest.

Derby County: Coventry City sign winger Luke Thomas on half-season loan 

16 Aug

Coventry City sign winger Luke Thomas from Derby County on a half-season loan.

Josh Poysden: Yorkshire sign Warwickshire leg-spinner on three-year deal 

16 Aug

Yorkshire sign Warwickshire's Josh Poysden on loan, with a three-year deal to follow at the end of the season.

T20 Blast: Surrey & Birmingham Bears win to maintain quarter-final hopes 

15 Aug

Surrey and Birmingham Bears keep their T20 Blast quarter-final hopes alive by winning their penultimate group games.

Post Office worker told to reapply for job after 27 years 

15 Aug

Sue Key, whose postmaster husband is dying, is told to reapply for job after 27 years in the business.

Swan ‘trespassers’ halt traffic on bypass 

15 Aug

Police apologise to anybody caught up in traffic on the A444 between Coventry and Nuneaton.

Ralf Schumacher F1 suit given to Kenilworth charity shop 

15 Aug

Scope shop staff are planning to auction the Ralf Schumacher outfit online.

Matt Lamb: Warwickshire batsman signs new two-year deal with Bears 

15 Aug

Warwickshire batsman Matt Lamb signs a new two-year contract with the Bears.

Westminster crash: Salih Khater named as suspect 

15 Aug

The man being held over the suspected terror attack is Salih Khater, originally from Sudan.

Kenilworth Castle rebuilt Minecraft-style 

14 Aug

The virtual rebuild of Kenilworth Castle has taken block enthusiasts 100 hours.

Oxford United v Coventry City 

14 Aug

Live coverage of Tuesday's EFL Cup game between Oxford United and Coventry City.

Tim Ambrose: Warwickshire wicketkeeper signs new deal 

13 Aug

Warwickshire wicketkeeper Tim Ambrose signs a one-year contract extension to remain at Edgbaston until the end of the 2019 season.

Men scale cathedral on night out 

13 Aug

Two men are arrested on suspicion of trespass after climbing the building, police said.

‘Drunk’ driver went up M69 the wrong way and crashed 

12 Aug

The driver eventually crashed into an embankment and was arrested by police.

AFC Wimbledon v Coventry City 

11 Aug

Live coverage of Saturday's League One game between AFC Wimbledon and Coventry City.

UK police forces spend £1.7bn on overtime in five years 

11 Aug

The average officer was paid for 97 hours overtime amid claims it could have funded 10,000 more PCs.

Peter Vincenti: Macclesfield Town sign midfielder from Coventry 

9 Aug

League Two side Macclesfield Town sign Peter Vincenti after the midfielder is released from his contract at Coventry City.

Ian Bell: Warwickshire batsman wants to add to 118 Test caps 

8 Aug

Warwickshire's Ian Bell still has the hunger to play for England - 12 months on from doubting whether he wanted to play cricket at all.

Man seriously injured in Baxterley microlight crash 

8 Aug

The pilot had to be cut free from the aircraft after it came down in fields near Atherstone.

Amadou Bakayoko: Coventry City sign striker from Walsall 

7 Aug

Coventry City sign striker Amadou Bakayoko from League One rivals Walsall for an undisclosed fee.

Bishops Itchington quarry death: Swim warnings ignorned 

7 Aug

One person refused to get out of the water at the weekend even after being warned by police.

Liam Norwell: Warwickshire sign Gloucestershire seamer on three-year deal 

7 Aug

Warwickshire sign Gloucestershire fast bowler Liam Norwell on a three-year contract to start in 2019.

Police warned after training grenade ‘set off’ in car showroom 

6 Aug

West Midlands Police urged to carry out more effective checks and auditing of ammunition by IOPC.

T20 Blast: Chris Woakes fifty helps Birmingham Bears beat Northamptonshire 

5 Aug

Chris Woakes' brilliant fifty helps Birmingham Bears beat Northants in the T20 Blast, while Somerset go top of the South Group.

Coventry City v Scunthorpe United 

4 Aug

Live coverage of Saturday's League One game between Coventry City and Scunthorpe United.

Friday’s T20 Blast round-up 

3 Aug

Aaron Finch and Jason Roy produce an exhibition of power-hitting as Surrey chase 222 to beat Middlesex at The Oval.

Family appeal after Bedworth man dies in M5 crash 

3 Aug

Police appeal for witnesses to the collision, especially from those who may have dashcam images.

Coventry diver Rick Stanton honoured over Thai cave rescue 

3 Aug

The ex-firefighter helped the mission to free 12 boys and will be given the Award of Merit.

Dexter Walters: Coventry City sign Tamworth winger 

3 Aug

League One Coventry City sign winger Dexter Walters from Conference North side Tamworth on a two-year deal.

T20 Blast: Durham Jets win fifth match in a row while Kent, Notts, Birmingham and Sussex also win 

2 Aug

Durham win a fifth T20 Blast match in a row and go top of the North Group as Kent, Notts, Sussex and Birmingham also win.

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