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Episode 191 – Footballing Aesthetes and Anabolic Juggernauts 

15 Aug

The Sky Blues bored people against Wimbledon.


Browne, Whyte send Oxford through 

14 Aug

Marcus Browne and Gavin Whyte struck either side of half-time as Oxford beat Coventry 2-0 to reach the Carabao Cup second round.


Carabao Cup: What to look out for 

13 Aug

The 2018/19 Carabao Cup gets underway on Tuesday evening and, from rule changes to historic clashes, there is plenty to look out for.


Jim’s column 11.8.2018 

13 Aug

A major milestone is looming in Coventry City's history as the appearance of the 1000th player to wear the club's shirt approaches.


Goalless at Kingsmeadow 

11 Aug

Coventry battled to their first point back in Sky Bet League One after a goalless draw with AFC Wimbledon at Kingsmeadow.


AFC Wimbledon v Coventry preview 

10 Aug

AFC Wimbledon will check on defender Terell Thomas ahead of the Sky Bet League One match against Coventry.


Macclesfield sign Coventry’s Vincenti 

9 Aug

Peter Vincenti has joined Sky Bet League Two new-boys Macclesfield on a two-year deal from Coventry.


Episode 190 – Paul just calls him “Jordy” 

7 Aug

“OK, it’s brilliant that we lost!” Clearly it’s not, but it’s only the first game so the Niis dig into the game fully aware that it’s only the first game.


Iron turnaround stuns Cov 

4 Aug

Andy Dales netted a late winner as Scunthorpe came from behind to beat newly-promoted Coventry 2-1 at the Ricoh Arena.


The Sky Blue Trust would like to wish Mark Robins and the team every success for the forthcoming campaign 

3 Aug

On the eve of a brand new season all of us at The Sky Blue Trust would like to wish Mark Robins and the team every success for the forthcoming campaign.


EFL new season essential reading 

2 Aug

The EFL is back - and we have got you covered with everything you need to know ahead of the 2018/19 season.


Coventry v Scunthorpe preview 

2 Aug

Midfielder Abu Ogogo has declared himself fit to make his Coventry debut against Scunthorpe on Saturday.


Episode 189 – Welcome back to League One Lamptey 

1 Aug

After a summer of indulgence and World Cup semi-finals, the Niis are back for a seventh season to run the rule over Cov City’s forthcoming League One campaign.


Sky Bet League One: Season guide 

1 Aug

The new Sky Bet League One season kicks off this weekend but which teams and players should you watch out for...


EFL: Who will go up and down? 

31 Jul

The 2018/19 Sky Bet EFL season gets underway this weekend, but who will finish where in the Championship, League One and League Two...


How to follow the EFL on Sky Sports 

30 Jul

The Sky Bet EFL returns this weekend and it's gearing up to be the most unmissable season yet.


The Family Zone will be at the Ricoh again 

29 Jul

We are delighted that the Family Zone will again be up and running for all Sky Blues daytime matches at the Ricoh next season.


Friendlies: West Ham see off Villa 

25 Jul

West Ham picked up a comfortable 3-1 friendly win against Aston Villa on Wednesday evening, but Cardiff were beaten 2-1 by Rotherham.


This is Highfield Road – an Online Sound Archive created by Duncan Whitley 

24 Jul

This is Highfield Road is an online sound archive created by artist Duncan Whitley.


The Jimmy Hill Way are supporting Cycling for Cyrille 

22 Jul

THE JIMMY HILL WAY CAMPAIGN CYCLING FOR CYRILLE On 28th July, I will be taking part in a cycle ride from the Ricoh Arena, Coventry Citys home ground to the Hawthorns, home of West Bromwich Albion, a distance of 24 miles.


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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 »

Trinity Guild’s 2018/19 fixtures released 

17 Jul

Midlands 5 West (South) League Fixtures confirmed...


Trinity Guild RFC AGM & EGM on Relocation Proposals 

10 Jul

Please do make every effort to attend the meeting – it is extremely important to the future of your Club.


Kessell Signs… 

26 Jun

Tom Kessell joins from Saints.


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...


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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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