Coventry City - Blades & Burnley battle for 60m
UK time is: 08:14:46
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Blades & Burnley battle for 60m

The Bank Holiday Weekend brings with it the play-off finals and for Championship clubs Sheffield United and Burnley the chance to play in the top-flight next season with all of the riches that entails.

Both sides were impressive in their games against Coventry City at the Ricoh Arena, Burnley winning 3-1 there in October and the Blades turning in a professional display in March to dent the Sky Blues momentum ahead of Chelsea's visit.

Conversely, Chris Coleman's side were slightly unlucky to come away from Bramall Lane and Turf Moor with just two points.
Jay Tabb gave City the lead at Sheffield United in September and Elliott Ward missed a chance to wrap it up from the penalty spot before Billy Sharp levelled for the 10-man home team.

At Burnley in February, Leon Best's goal saw the Sky Blues lead until stoppage time when Chris Eagles equalised.

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

For the very latest Championship odds

For massive weekly jackpots - Play the Football Pools Online

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

The Journalist

Writer: CCFC Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday May 21 2009

Time: 11:00PM


Have Your Say

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

Recent Coventry City Articles

City's Revival Built On Common Sense (Tuesday October 13 2015)

Sky Blues Earn Their Slice Of Luck (Sunday October 11 2015)

Stats: Fleetwood Town v Coventry City (Saturday October 10 2015)

League One Preview: Top Two Clash (Friday October 9 2015)

Coventry Fans Paid £14.08 per game? (Thursday October 8 2015)

Sky Blues: An ITV Digital Double! (Wednesday October 7 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 8

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
2. Burton 12 8 1 3 4 25
3. Gillingham 12 7 3 2 12 24
4. Bury 12 6 5 1 6 23
5. Coventry 11 7 1 3 10 22
6. Sheff Utd 12 6 2 4 3 20
7. Southend 12 5 3 4 1 18
8. Peterborough 12 5 2 5 3 17

Coventry City Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Meet The Ref - Latics v Colchester United - Steve Martin
Wigan : 13/10/2015 07:00:00
City's Revival Built On Common Sense
Coventry : 13/10/2015 06:00:01
Bury 2 Latics 2 - Big Game Report
Wigan : 12/10/2015 23:19:00
Prosser In Team Of The Week
Southend : 12/10/2015 19:27:01
Mellon Manager Of The Week
Shrewsbury : 12/10/2015 18:37:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Which 'New' Away Game Are You Looking Forward To?
Suggested By:  Editor
Blackpool 22%
Burton Albion 38%
Bury 4%
Millwall 14%
Shrewsbury Town 4%
Southend United 6%
Wigan Athletic 12%