Vital Football

Latest Coventry City News

Adams apologises to City star

Adams apologises to City star

Micky Adams has said sorry to Richard Shaw for his humiliating early substitution against Crewe on Saturday - but defended the decision to bring the veteran defender off after less than half-an-hour.

'I am disappointed that I have had to make such an early substitution, particularly to such a magnificent professional,' said the Coventry boss.

'But I needed to change things and try to wake the rest of the back four up.'

Shaw was subbed with City 3-1 down against the league's bottom club and was clearly upset with the decision.

'I didn't see Richard's reaction but I have apologised to him in the dressing room for having to do it,' added Adams.

'But managers have to do things to try to change the course of games and when he's a manager he might see the same problems that I have got and decide on the same course of action.

'If I could have made four substitutions I would have done so.

'But I would like to publicly apologise to Richard. While he might not have agreed with my decision, I needed a reaction from the players and unfortunately I didn't get it.'


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

Writer:CCFC
Date:Monday March 27 2006
Time: 6:19PM

Comments

0
Never apologise if it's the right thing to do. They are pro's FFS !
FEn_100
30/04/2006 22:14:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Selby Wants Frampton Next

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
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

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
Vital Football Comment