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Play-off special live from Wembley 

23 May

Scott Minto will be joined by Andy Hinchcliffe and Don Goodman for the Live Play-Off Preview from Wembley on Friday night at 7pm, live on Sky Sports Football.


Useful things to know for Coventry’s trip to Wembley 

22 May

The Sky Blue Trust would like to congratulate Mark Robin's and the boys in getting to the League 2 Play-Off Final.


SKY BLUE TRUST NOTICE OF ELECTION TO BOARD – 2018 

22 May

SKY BLUE TRUST NOTICE OF ELECTION TO BOARD - 2018 In accordance with Rule 63 of the Trusts Constitution, three current Board members must resign.


Episode 187 – Friday Night Winner! 

21 May

It’s Friday, Friday, gotta win play-off semi-finals on Fridayyy.


Coventry to wear one-off shirt 

21 May

Coventry City will wear a one-off strip based on their 1987 FA Cup final kit for the League Two play-off final against Exeter on May 28.


Coventry book Wembley date with Exeter 

18 May

Max Biamou's double helped secure Coventry's passage to Wembley as they saw off Notts County 4-1 at Meadow Lane to reach the Sky Bet League Two play-off final.


Sky Live: Notts County v Coventry 

17 May

Notts County host Coventry in the second leg of the League Two play-off semi-final on Friday night, with the tie hanging in the balance.


Coventry’s factory of hope 

17 May

Amid the many challenges at Coventry City, the club’s academy has been a shining light.


Banned Davies out of play-off 

15 May

Coventry defender Tom Davies will miss Friday's play-off second leg with Notts County after being suspended for three games for violent conduct.


Back the Boys with the Warmest of Welcomes 

15 May

The Sky Blue Trust is pleased to support the CCFC Leamington Warwick supporters club in their initiative to give the team the warmest of welcomes before they kick off against Notts County at Meadow Lane in the League 2 play off semi -final...


The top club in England is… 

15 May

Which is the top club in the land? Which teams are punching above their weight and which historic powerhouses languish in the lower divisions? The Ultimate League for 2017/18 has arrived...


Episode 186 – First Leg Stamp 

14 May

City take a 1-1 draw to Meadow Lane and the Niis are now really nervous.


Davies charged with violent conduct 

14 May

Coventry City defender Tom Davies faces a ban after being charged with violent conduct following Saturday's 1-1 draw with Notts County.


Most improved club in England is… 

14 May

We have ranked every club for league improvement in England's top four tiers - so where does your club sit...


When does your club’s season start? 

14 May

The new Premier League season starts on August 11, but champions Manchester City will be in action a little earlier.


Column 12.5.2018 

14 May

After seventeen seasons of trying the Sky Blues have finally made it to the Football League play-offs by virtue of finishing sixth, their highest league finish since 1970.


Prutton’s play-off predictions 

13 May

David Prutton returns with his predictions ahead of the second legs of the Sky Bet Championship, League One and League Two play-off semi-finals.


WATCH: Is this a penalty? 

12 May

Referee Gavin Ward gave it - but should Coventry's penalty against Notts County in the League Two play-offs have been awarded...


Robins: Coventry deserved luck 

12 May

Mark Robins felt his Coventry side deserved some luck in their draw with Notts County after winning a controversial late penalty.


Late pen earns Coventry play-off draw 

12 May

Marc McNulty's disputed late penalty earned Coventry a 1-1 first-leg draw in their League Two play-off semi-final with Notts County.


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Non league football »

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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Rugby »

Plymouth 21 – 24 Coventry 

5 Apr

Bit of a slog, but another win.


Caldy 12 – 55 Coventry: Champions! 

21 Mar

It's taken a little while, but we're back in the Championship.


Darlington Mowden Park 0 – 42 Coventry 

5 Mar

Rather better than most expected...


Coventry 40 – 10 Cambridge 

17 Feb

A tougher game than the scoreline suggests...


Trinity Guild RFC needs you! 

13 Feb

New Mini & Junior Players wanted, so come along and give rugby a try, and join the second oldest Club in the City...


Guild takeover the Wasps! 

29 Jan

Guard of Honour duties for the Guild...


Save the date 

24 Jan

Date for the 2018 Dinner Dance...


Coventry 57 – 12 Esher 

20 Jan

Coventry return to form.


Blackheath 61 – 29 Coventry 

13 Jan

If we should go up, I don't think we'll miss going to Blackheath...


Coventry 52 – 5 Old Albanians 

6 Jan

Whatever happens now, we've definitely won the majority of our games this season.


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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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