Vital Football

Latest Coventry City News

Newcastle v Coventry: Best set to start?

Newcastle v Coventry: Best set to start?

Leon Best may have been confined to start on the bench against Swansea City on Saturday but his cameo role as a substitute for Newcastle United looks set to hand him a recall for former club Coventry City's visit to Tyneside this week.

The Ireland international helped Newcastle earn a vital point when setting up Andy Carroll for a late equaliser.

'You always want substitutes to have an impact and Leon has done that,' boss Chris Hughton told his club's official website.

Patrick Van Aanholt meanwhile will also be available to Hughton for the game.

Chelsea will recall the Dutchman as cover for the injured Ashley Cole but only after his month's loan is up.

"You have take into consideration what he is - he`s a 19-year-old player, and this is his first season (of first-team football),' said Hughton, quoted in the Chronicle.

"He`s played quite a few games at Coventry earlier in the season, and he`s still a young, developing player.

"When you take that into consideration, he hasn`t let us down.'

Newcastle have suffered a poor week on the road following defeat at Derby but are a different proposition back on home turf.

The Magpies are unbeaten in the league at St James' Park, winning 11 and drawing 4 of their 15 games.



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

Writer:CCFC
Date:Monday February 15 2010
Time: 6:00AM

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Tyson Fury Will Be Back!

Login to post a comment

Recent Coventry City Articles

Vale Without Mowbray For Sky Blues

Coventry City travel to Port Vale on Saturday afternoon without a win to their name in League One and without a permanent manager after the dignified departure of Tony Mowbray from his post following

EFL - The Stats Ten Games In (30/9/16)

The Football League, or as it wants to be known now, the EFL, have compiled the statistics with the vast majority of clubs now ten games into the new 2016/17 season.

Steve Cotterill Is Sky Blues Favourite

Former Forest & Bristol City boss leads the betting market

CCFC Thank Mowbray After Sky Blues Exit

Manager departure confirmed by club

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 Arena14%
Ricoh Arena70%
A New Stadium16%

League Table

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

Recent Coventry City Results (view all)

Coventry City Fixtures (view all)

Oct 1 2016 3:00PM : Port Vale (a)
Sky Bet League One
Oct 8 2016 3:00PM : Chesterfield (H)
Sky Bet League One
Oct 15 2016 3:00PM : Charlton Athletic (a)
Sky Bet League One
Oct 18 2016 7:45PM : Oxford United (H)
Sky Bet League One
Oct 22 2016 3:00PM : Rochdale (H)
Sky Bet League One
Oct 29 2016 3:00PM : Walsall (a)
Sky Bet League One