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League One fixtures 2018/19 

21 Jun

Sunderland will kick off the League One season when they host Charlton Athletic on August 4, live on Sky Sports at 12.30pm.


EFL fixtures day: Your guide 

18 Jun

The World Cup is in full flow but fans of the 72 Sky Bet EFL clubs across the country will have a keen eye on Thursday's fixture release.


The making of Maddison 

18 Jun

Leicester’s expected signing of James Maddison from Norwich is just the next step in the midfielder’s development.


Concern over the City Tour to Alicante 

18 Jun

A few Sky Blue Trust members have been in contact with us to express their concern and disappointment at the recently announced changes to the clubs tour of Spain in early July.


Carabao Cup: Lampard’s Derby at Oldham 

15 Jun

Frank Lampard's Derby will visit League Two side Oldham in the first round of the Carabao Cup.


Episode 188 – Lovely Wembley 

12 Jun

Well, we did it! Hopefully you’ve not calmed down in the slightest.


EFL AGM: What’s on the agenda? 

8 Jun

The EFL AGM is set to get underway on Friday, with clubs expected to vote on issues including extra time in the Carabao Cup, the ABBA system and match programmes.


2017-18 Stats review 

5 Jun

Stats summary 2017-18 After the miserable 2016-17 season which saw the club relegated to the fourth tier for the first time since 1958, four managers and some of the worst stats imaginable, albeit enlivened by a winning trip to Wembley in ...


Understanding this sky blue heart of mine ???? 

31 May

We are going up.


Robins: Championship return possible 

30 May

Coventry City celebrated their first promotion in 51 years with an open-top bus parade through the city on Wednesday but their manager Mark Robins is already dreaming of a return to the Championship.


Fanstastic – We’ve Done It !! 

29 May

{Image - courtesy of Getty Images} We've been promoted from League 2 and will be playing in League 1 next season.


‘Proud’ Robins hails Coventry quality 

28 May

Mark Robins praised the quality and unity of his Coventry side after the secured their first promotion in 51 years against Exeter at Wembley.


Coventry up after beating Exeter 

28 May

Coventry thrashed Exeter 3-1 in the Sky Bet League Two play-off final at Wembley to seal their first promotion in 51 years.


Jim’s column 26.5.2018 

27 May

What a remarkable night at Meadow Lane last week.


Coventry v Exeter: Big-match guide 

27 May

Coventry face Exeter in the Sky Bet League Two play-off final at Wembley with a place in League One the prize for the winner.


WATCH: Wembley play-off special LIVE! 

25 May

Sky Sports is gearing up for the big play-off final weekend - and you can join us live from Wembley from 7pm this evening.


WATCH: L2 play-off final memories 

25 May

We take a look back at some of the most memorable moments from the League Two play-off finals.


Robins: Coventry can make history 

24 May

Mark Robins believes his Coventry City players can "build themselves into the history of the club" when they face Exeter City in the Sky Bet League Two play-off final at Wembley on Monday.


Prutton’s play-off final predictions 

24 May

David Prutton returns with his final predictions of the season ahead of the Sky Bet EFL play-off finals.


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.


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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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