Vital Football

Latest Coventry City News

Transfer Advent Calendar update: Craig Bellamy

Transfer Advent Calendar update: Craig Bellamy

The transfer window opens in 21 days and Vital Coventry is bringing you a new rumour everyday concerning Sky Blues past and present or potential new signings.

11th December: On Tuesday we opened the transfer advent calendar and wrote the following;

'West Ham may be preparing for a January sale given the tight financial constraints currently in place at the club but Craig Bellamy is fast making himself indispensable to manager Gianfranco Zola.

'Celtic were reportedly interested in the player, who had a loan spell in Glasgow at the height of his controversial time at Newcastle United and of course who Gordon Strachan signed while Coventry City manager.

'The Wales international however has been the subject of high praise from Zola in recent weeks, particularly after the recent game against another of his former clubs Liverpool.

"Craig Bellamy had an awesome performance and he was unlucky not to get a goal," said the Italian.

"I like him because he`s a threat going forward and he helps the midfield run and chase everybody.

"I think he had something to prove against Liverpool but he does it all the time and as his conditioning gets better he`s going to be even more effective. I`m looking forward to seeing him against Tottenham."

Update: The Hammers way of thinking may be changing as they desperately look to fund new signings in January. The Mirror on Wednesday reported that Bellamy will be sacrificed for £6m in January.

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



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

Writer:CCFC
Date:Thursday December 11 2008
Time: 12:00AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Coventry City Articles

League One Managerial Changes Afoot?

Boss speculation surrounding Oldham & Bradford City

Nuneaton Start for Sky Blues

Traditional curtain-raiser for City

50 Years of Hurt - Art Of Football

New collection for Euro 2016

League One Thoughts on Football League Restructure

Peterborough against, Gillingham possibly for

Archived Vital Coventry Articles

Vital Coventry articles from

Site Journalists

CCFC
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Where Would You Like To See City Play
Suggested By: Editor
Butts Park Arena27%
Ricoh Arena69%
A New Stadium4%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Wigan 46 24 15 7 87 37
P Burton 46 25 10 11 85 20
3 Walsall 46 24 12 10 84 22
4 Millwall 46 24 9 13 81 24
5 Bradford 46 23 11 12 80 15
6 Barnsley 46 22 8 16 74 16
7 Scunthorpe 46 21 11 14 74 13
8 Coventry 46 19 12 15 69 18
9 Gillingham 46 19 12 15 69 15
10 Rochdale 46 19 12 15 69 7
11 Sheff Utd 46 18 12 16 66 5
12 Port Vale 46 18 11 17 65 -2
13 Peterborough 46 19 6 21 63 9
14 Bury 46 16 12 18 60 -17
15 Southend 46 16 11 19 59 -6
16 Swindon 46 16 11 19 59 -7
17 Oldham 46 12 18 16 54 -14
18 Chesterfield 46 15 8 23 53 -12
19 Fleetwood 46 12 15 19 51 -4
20 Shrewsbury 46 13 11 22 50 -21
R Doncaster 46 11 13 22 46 -16
R Blackpool 46 12 10 24 46 -23
R Colchester 46 9 13 24 40 -42
R Crewe 46 7 13 26 34 -37
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Coventry City Results (view all)

Coventry City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.houchen31