Vital Football

Latest Coventry City News

Former boss on Liverpool talk

Former boss on Liverpool talk

Ex-Coventry City manager Gary McAllister has been speaking about reports that he has turned down the chance to become reserve team manager at another of his former clubs, Liverpool.

He said: 'I should make it clear I was not offered the reserve team manager's job, but we spoke about it.

'I went to Liverpool to meet Rafa (Benitez) and Rick (Parry) and we had a chat about the possibility of me returning. There is a vacancy on the coaching staff at the moment and we discussed it.

'I don't need to say how exciting and tempting an opportunity it was for me. Under any other circumstances I'd have jumped at the chance.

'But after we spoke I thought about the situation and realised the timing is just not quite right for me at this moment, so I told Rafa not to consider me for the job.

McAllister stepped down from his role with the Sky Blues to care for his wife Denise who sadly passed away recently and he is unwilling to move away from the Midlands at present as his children are settled there.

Another former Coventry City manager, Peter Reid, has today been linked with a return to Sunderland as director of football if Niall Quinn completes his takeover of the North-East club.


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

Writer:CCFC
Date:Friday May 5 2006
Time: 2:42PM

Best of Vital Network

-

Comments

0
Good luck to Macca whatever he does next.
roberts
06/05/2006 17:49:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Coventry City Articles

Boost for Sky Blues as Newcastle United Deal Done

Bigirimana back with City for good

Can City Lift The Gloom Against Cobblers?

It may still be August but dark clouds are gathering over the Ricoh Arena with Coventry City winless in League One, on the wrong end of six goals at Norwich in midweek and, more importantly, seemingly

Testing Times for Coventry City Boss

League Cup rout at Carrow Road for Sky Blues

Stats: Norwich City v Coventry City

All the stats from Norwich City (6) vs (1) Coventry City, Carrow Road, 23 August 2016, 19:45 Att: 10,510

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 Arena15%
Ricoh Arena71%
A New Stadium14%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Bolton 4 4 0 0 12 4
2 Scunthorpe 4 3 1 0 10 8
3 Bradford 4 3 1 0 10 4
4 Chesterfield 4 2 1 1 7 3
5 Charlton 4 2 1 1 7 2
6 Port Vale 4 2 1 1 7 2
7 MK Dons 4 2 1 1 7 1
8 Millwall 4 2 1 1 7 0
9 Swindon 4 2 1 1 7 0
10 Gillingham 4 2 1 1 7 -2
11 Peterborough 4 2 0 2 6 3
12 Fleetwood 4 1 2 1 5 1
13 Oldham 4 1 2 1 5 -2
14 Bury 4 1 1 2 4 0
15 Northampton 4 0 4 0 4 0
16 Southend 4 1 1 2 4 -1
17 Walsall 4 1 1 2 4 -1
18 Bristol Rovers 4 1 1 2 4 -2
19 Oxford 4 1 1 2 4 -2
20 Shrewsbury 4 1 1 2 4 -3
21 Coventry 4 0 2 2 2 -3
22 Rochdale 4 0 1 3 1 -3
23 Wimbledon 4 0 1 3 1 -4
24 Sheff Utd 4 0 1 3 1 -5
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Coventry City Results (view all)

Coventry City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.houchen18