Vital Football

Latest Coventry City News

McPake: The next piece in the CCFC jigsaw?

McPake: The next piece in the CCFC jigsaw?

James McPake has completed his move to Coventry City ahead of the January transfer deadline, after earlier signing a pre-contract deal with the 24-year-old Scottish defender.

Financial problems at Livingston may have forced their hand with the window about to shut and the Sky Blues now have another signing in the same mould as Kieren Westwood, Danny Fox and Scott Dann, McPake having come from a lower level, with a hunger to succeed and time to do so.

Elliott Ward's future must now be in doubt over the longer term.

Manager Chris Coleman is clearly a fan of Scott Dann, who he made captain in the summer and Ben Turner also appears to fit his bill in the centre-half position.

McPake leaves Livingston having made well over 100 appearances for the club.

Sky Blues' fans will be hoping he spends more time on the Ricoh Arena turf than the last man to move from Almonvale.

David McNamee was undoubtedly a talented full-back, but injury problems restricted him to just 31 appearances following his switch south in 2006.



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

Writer:CCFC
Date:Monday February 2 2009
Time: 7:00PM

Comments

0
think the signing of David Bell is really a step forward, shame we couldn't get a fee for Mifsud but we are saving on his wages.
wolstc
02/02/2009 20:36:00
0
We're getting there one step at a time
houchen
03/02/2009 18:42:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Coventry City Articles

The Unexpected is Always Expected at CCFC

Chesterfield defeat all too predictable

Stats: Chesterfield v Coventry City

All the stats from Chesterfield (1) vs (0) Coventry City, Proact Stadium, 14 January 2017, 15:00 Att: 5,896

Six-Pointer for City

Chesterfield and Coventry City meet on Saturday afternoon in a League One fixture of vital importance at the foot of the League One table.

Although they are below their opponents in the relegat

EFL Trophy Quarter Finals - Full Draw (12/1/17)

The draw for the Quarter Finals of this season's EFL Trophy took place earlier today.

Archived Vital Coventry Articles

Vital Coventry articles from

Site Journalists

CCFC
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Can Russell Slade Save City
Suggested By: Editor
Yes: Mid-Table Beckons42%
Yes: A Last-Day Escape5%
No: We'll Improve But Not Enough19%
No: We're Sinking Fast34%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Sheff Utd 27 17 5 5 56 21
2 Scunthorpe 27 16 7 4 55 27
3 Bolton 26 15 5 6 50 16
4 Bradford 27 11 12 4 45 11
5 Rochdale 26 14 3 9 45 9
6 Fleetwood 26 12 7 7 43 10
7 Southend 27 11 9 7 42 5
8 Millwall 26 11 6 9 39 2
9 Bristol Rovers 27 11 6 10 39 -1
10 Peterborough 25 10 8 7 38 8
11 Charlton 26 8 12 6 36 7
12 Wimbledon 26 9 9 8 36 5
13 Oxford 26 9 7 10 34 0
14 Walsall 26 8 10 8 34 -4
15 Port Vale 25 8 7 10 31 -10
16 Northampton 27 8 6 13 30 -7
17 Gillingham 26 8 6 12 30 -9
18 Swindon 27 7 8 12 29 -13
19 MK Dons 25 7 7 11 28 -5
20 Bury 27 7 4 16 25 -12
21 Shrewsbury 27 6 7 14 25 -14
22 Chesterfield 27 7 4 16 25 -17
23 Oldham 25 4 10 11 22 -14
24 Coventry 26 4 9 13 21 -15
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Coventry City Results (view all)

Coventry City Fixtures (view all)

Jan 21 2017 3:00PM : Fleetwood Town (H)
Sky Bet League One
Jan 28 2017 3:00PM : Northampton Town (a)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 4 2017 3:00PM : Millwall (H)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 11 2017 3:00PM : Oldham Athletic (a)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 14 2017 7:45PM : AFC Wimbledon (a)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 18 2017 3:00PM : Gillingham (H)
Sky Bet League One
The Vital Football Members League