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Jim’s column 19.8.2017 

20 Aug

Fifty years ago today the Sky Blues took the field at Turf Moor, Burnley for the club's first ever game in Division One.

Stats: Coventry City v Newport County 

19 Aug

Stats: Coventry City v Newport County Vitalfootball:Coventry:19/08/2017 20:58:00 All the stats from Coventry City (0) vs (1) Newport County, Ricoh Arena, 19 August 2017, 15:00 Att: 8,745...

Exiles end Coventry’s perfect start 

19 Aug

Coventry failed to maintain their 100 per cent winning start to the League Two season after a 1-0 defeat at home to Newport.

CCFC Family Zone 

18 Aug

CCFC Family Zone Vitalfootball:Coventry:18/08/2017 21:30:00 Some fantastic work again this season...

The pre-game ramble: Newport County 

18 Aug

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

Coventry v Newport preview 

18 Aug

Coventry boss Mark Robins must decide whether to change a winning team for the visit of Newport.

League Two Preview 

17 Aug

League Two Preview Vitalfootball:Coventry:17/08/2017 20:46:00 Weekend fixtures in the division...

LISTEN: EFL Matters podcast 

17 Aug

The first edition of the EFL Matters podcast is here, as Queens Park Rangers manager Ian Holloway and pundit Andy Hinchcliffe joined David Prutton to discuss all the latest talking points in the Championship, League One and League Two.

Prutton’s EFL predictions 

17 Aug

David Prutton returns with his latest round of predictions ahead of this weekend's Sky Bet EFL matches.

Coventry City: Alive and Kicking (Part 5) 

16 Aug

Coventry City: Alive and Kicking (Part 5) Vitalfootball:Coventry:16/08/2017 22:18:00 You're in the Army now...

Transfer Windows To End Early? 

15 Aug

Transfer Windows To End Early? Vitalfootball:Coventry:15/08/2017 17:58:00 The Premier League and the EFL will both be seeking thoughts from member clubs on whether or not to close the summer transfer window before the season kicks off in coming...

On EFL Matters… 

15 Aug

Sky Sports Football presents brand new weekly show EFL Matters, discussing all the latest talking points in the Championship, League One and League Two.

Episode 153 – The Duck and New Tony 

14 Aug

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.

Newport Next For Buoyant Sky Blues 

14 Aug

Newport Next For Buoyant Sky Blues Vitalfootball:Coventry:14/08/2017 21:49:00 Ricoh return for the man who...

Jim’s column 12.8.2017 

14 Aug

55 years ago this month Coventry City kicked off the first full season under the management of Jimmy Hill.

Stats: Grimsby Town v Coventry City 

13 Aug

Stats: Grimsby Town v Coventry City Vitalfootball:Coventry:13/08/2017 20:11:00 All the stats from Grimsby Town (0) vs (2) Coventry City, Blundell Park, 12 August 2017 Att: 6,767...

WATCH: Was this Coventry goal fair? 

12 Aug

Coventry City's Marc McNulty scored in controversial circumstances at Grimsby - was the goal fair or foul...

Sky Blues maintain winning start 

12 Aug

Marc McNulty's controversial goal and a Jack Grimmer header saw Coventry maintain their winning start to the season with a 2-0 win at Grimsby.

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

12 Aug

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...

The Beauty: Robbie Keane 

11 Aug

Watching post-2000 Coventry City has been an ordeal.

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Small Margins as it�€™s BEC by a Neck 

2 Jun

A first outing at Coundon Park since November matched Affinity against a BEC side who were having a strong league season as well as being through to the semi-final of the cup.

Mosaic Capitalise on Affinity Indecision 

2 Jun

With a freshly mown but soft pitch meaning sides would have the opportunity to play some decent football if they could get any decent space and possession.

Elim Win Without Having a Shot on Target! 

2 Jun

A return to grass for the first time in three months gave Affinity the opportunity to get back into winning ways against an Elim side they had beaten well in the cup earlier in the season.

Cov Saints Halt Affinity’s Unbeaten Run 

1 Jun

With sodden pitches still the order of the day Affinity turned to the Blue Coat 3G for the third game running.

St Johns make Affinity Sweat on the 3G 

1 Jun

A return to the Blue Coat 3G to prevent another cancellation saw St Johns hosting and giving Affinity the chance to put memories of the first half cup tie performance to rest.

Affinity Too Good for Holy Trinity on the 3G 

1 Jun

With pitches unplayable all over Coventry the availability of the Blue Coat 3G pitch gave Affinity the opportunity to continue their good run of form against a Holy Trinity team returning to the CDCFL after a number of years away.

Cup Dream Blown Away on the Wind 

1 Jun

With a strong wind blowing straight down the pitch and heavy underfoot conditions it was likely that the team that mastered the conditions best would end up on the winning side.

Cup Dream Still on as Affinity Sink Elim 

31 May

The equation was simple win and Affinity's presence in this season's cup competition remained in their own hands.

Affinity show some Revelation to Genesis 

31 May

The first outing against new side Genesis was another opportunity for Affinity to kick start their season.

St John’s Hold On 

31 May

The first home game of the season, the second cup group game, saw the visit of St Johns.

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Broadstreet Bested, Sale Sunk 

19 Aug

Sounded like two impressive displays by Cov in the pre-season double-header friendly at the BPA today.

Run your team with the Manager app 

18 Aug

With the Manager app from Pitchero, you can manage admin effortlessly and run your team on the move.

Preseason Fixtures 

17 Aug

The first and second team have two preseason games before the start of the season Saturday 19th August 1st Team – Coventry development at Butts Arena CV1 3GE Follow by Coventry vs Sale sharks 12:30pm ...

It’s that time again for the Autumn Internationals 

9 Jul

Tickets are available for fixtures in Old Mutual Wealth Series in November.

#OneClub Values pay dividends for ‘Street 

3 Jul

11 Colts added to Senior Squad Broadstreet RFC today confirmed that 11 Colts from last year have confirmed their intention to stay with the club and have been promoted to the Senior Squad.

Lee Is Our Leader 

2 Jul

Paul Hurst, Broadstreet RFC Head Coach, today announced Lee Chapman as the 1 st XV Captain for the 2017-18 season and Mike Worthington as Vice-Captain.

Broadstreet RFC Announce New Signings 

26 Jun

Broadstreet RFC today announced four new signings as preparation for the 2017/18 season in National Two South continues.

Reminder about the Guild Dinner Dance 2017 

7 Jun

Tickets are still available for this years end of season dinner.

Come and enjoy Trinity Guild’s RFC Summer Bash! 

6 Jun

Camp Out up the Guild...

Congratulations to the New Broadstreet RFC Committee 

24 May

Officers: President – Garry Watts Chairman – Simon Skene Treasurer – Peter Garlick Secretary – Paul Harcourt Social Secretary – Paul Hurst Fixture Secretary – Danny Rowan General Committee: Richard H...

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Other sports »

Willis Vows To Keep Improving After Exit 

30 Jun

Willis – the world No 772 – lost 6-0 6-3 6-4 in his second-round match with Swiss star Federer, but he left the tournament with a renewed belief that he can hold his own among the elite.

Warwickshire 3000m Track Championships – Wednesday 5th August 2015 

24 Jul

Details of entry process for Warwickshire 3000m Track Championship: WARWICKSHIRE COUNTY AA 3000m Track Championships and open graded races at Edmondscote Stadium, Leamington Spa on Wednesday 5th August 2015 PROSPECTUS The meeting will host...

Autumnal Five – Wednesday 19th August 6.45pm 

9 Jul

Coventry Godiva's popular Autumnal 5 Mile Road Race takes place on Wednesday 19th August at the now regular venue of the War Memorial Park.

Champion of Champions returns for a third year 

6 May

TICKETS for the third successive Champion of Champions snooker event in Coventry have gone on sale this week.

Gary Havelock keen to protect Jason Garrity 

6 May

GARY Havelock believes Bees' fast-track reserve Jason Garrity is putting too much pressure on his shoulders in his desire to be the best, Garrity was one the Bees' star men as they progressed to the Elite League play-off final last season.

Skipper OBrien wins former player' vote 

6 May

amp;lt;bamp;gt;THE OBSERVER has team with Coventry City's Former Players' Association (CCFPA) to bring you all the latest news, events and signings.

Wasps targeting top six finish after Exeter win 

6 May

ENGLAND hopeful Joe Simpson scored one of the tries of the season as Wasps beat Exeter Chiefs 36-29 to remain on course for a top six finish in the Premiership.

Sky Blues slash season ticket prices for campaign 

6 May

SEASON ticket prices have been slashed for next season by 25 per cent as the Sky Blues look to make it more affordable for supporters to watch their side at the Ricoh Arena.

Wife of AP McCoy set for memorable Warwick raceday 

6 May

THE WIFE of retired champion jockey AP McCoy is taking a trip down memory lane to Warwick Racecourse where he had his -€˜greatest achievement' in breaking an all-time record.

Skipper comes out on top at end of season awards 

6 May

IT WAS a double celebration for skipper Jim O'Brien at the end of season awards after he was crowned Player of the Season and also picked up the club's Goal of the Season award.

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Cricket »

Birmingham League: Berkswell lose way in rain-affected opener 

30 Apr

BERKSWELL slipped to a 22-run reverse in their opener at Brockhampton after looking well on course for the Premier Division points.

Nuneaton Thursday League: Sam blasts super century 

25 Apr

STUDENT Sam Smart launched the new season in Mike Kiernan’s Nuneaton Thursday League by blasting a blistering century.

Nuneaton thursday League opens with Champion of Champions match. 

18 Apr

THE Nuneaton Thursday League opens its new season tonight with a fascinating challenge match to decide the Champions of Champions of the 2012 campaign.

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