UK time is: 22:39:58
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Away from here: will City prosper on the road?

Sheffield Wednesday are the next opponents for Coventry City, with a clash at Hillsborough on Saturday.

The game will be a tough test. The Owls have lost only once at home in the league this season.

For the Sky Blues however, playing away from home will be a blessing in disguise at present.

The Ricoh Arena in recent weeks has been half-full, but for a vocal minority inside, the glass has been half-empty.

Of course there always needs to be an element of the team driving on the fans with upbeat, committed performances, but the atmosphere surrounding the team has been horribly negative at times.

Contrast that with City's last away game, the excellent 1-0 win at Birmingham, after which Chris Coleman praised the travelling support for their, er, support.

'We have had our problems at the Ricoh Arena where we have not been as flowing or looked as solid as we have in our away games,' Coleman told The Telegraph this week.

'Maybe Saturday's game will give us a bit of breathing space because we are not in front of our home fans.

'And if we can get something out of the game then we can start again and put a little run together.'

There will be more of the same at Hillsborough, and hopefully, similar performances to those seen at Bramall Lane, Molineux and St Andrew's among others this season.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: CCFC Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday November 20 2008

Time: 4:55PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Bore draw 0-0
will it ever happen
Report Abuse
22/11/2008 09:19:00

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Coventry City Articles

City v Dons: Baker & O'Brien (Friday February 27 2015)

Ex-Hull City Striker Joins Sky Blues (Friday February 27 2015)

Sky Blues Not Don For Yet? (Thursday February 26 2015)

City Lean Towards Managerial Experience (Wednesday February 25 2015)

CCFC: The New Manager Minefield (Tuesday February 24 2015)

Sky Blues Job Will Attract Attention (Tuesday February 24 2015)

Coventry City Sack Steven Pressley (Monday February 23 2015)

Archived Coventry City Articles

List All Vital Coventry Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. houchen 24

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Crewe 32 11 5 16 -23 38
19. Notts County 30 10 7 13 -6 37
20. Colchester 32 9 7 16 -14 34
21. Crawley 32 8 9 15 -22 33
22. Leyton Orient 31 8 8 15 -7 32
23. Coventry 31 7 11 13 -12 32
24. Yeovil 31 7 7 17 -22 28

Breaking League News

City v Dons: Baker & O'Brien
Coventry : 27/02/2015 20:19:00
DRFC Can Rovers get play-off push back on track?
Doncaster : 27/02/2015 19:00:00
Rochdale Come To Ashton Gate.
Bristol City : 27/02/2015 18:25:00
Crawley v Sheffield United (Team News)
Sheff Utd : 27/02/2015 17:59:00
Gillingham v Barnsley (Team News)
Barnsley : 27/02/2015 17:46:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Which City Loanee Has Impressed Most?
Suggested By:  Editor
Jamie Jones 12%
Matthew Pennington 44%
Sanmi Odelusi 11%
Luke Williams 11%
Dominic Samuel 22%