Coventry City - Great(er) expectations as City take on bottom duo
UK time is: 12:16:36
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Great(er) expectations as City take on bottom duo

Coventry City have been creeping up the table in recent weeks almost unnoticed after some important wins over the likes of Nottingham Forest and Crystal Palace nudged them up to within three points of a play-off place.

Having played more games than many of the teams around them, Sky Blues' fans are not getting carried away just yet but having fought their way into the top-half of the table, there will be greater expectation around the club as they prepare for consecutive games against the bottom two in the Championship.

Back-to-back wins against Peterborough United and Plymouth Argyle in December provided the kickstart that City's season so desperately needed and Chris Coleman will now be looking for his side to repeat that feat, firstly at London Road this Saturday and then against the Pilgrims at the Ricoh next week.

Strength in depth has been a key feature for the Sky Blues during their good run and that will be highlighted against at the weekend when central defenders Leon Barnett and Richard Wood miss out through suspension and injury respectively.

Coleman has the option of playing Martin Cranie at the heart of the back four and handing Chris Hussey a start and also has Ben Turner available again and raring to go.

***Anyone travelling to the game and looking for a pre-match venue may be interested in this forum post.

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

The Journalist

Writer: CCFC Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday March 3 2010

Time: 6:00PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
the squad is now looking better than for a long time so we hope that the players can now take us forward.
Report Abuse
04/03/2010 09:33:00

massive game for both and i can see you guys nicking it by the odd goal.
Report Abuse
06/03/2010 17:52:00


Have Your Say

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

Recent Coventry City Articles

Stats: Bradford City v Coventry City (Tuesday November 24 2015)

Bradford Take Aim At Leaders City (Tuesday November 24 2015)

League One: Review & Preview (Monday November 23 2015)

Clinical Sky Blues Go Top Of League One (Sunday November 22 2015)

Stats: Coventry City v Gillingham (Saturday November 21 2015)

Coventry City Versus Gillingham (Saturday November 21 2015)

Sky Blues Make January Transfer Plans (Friday November 20 2015)

Sky Blues Aim For 14,000 Gate (Friday November 20 2015)

League One Weekend Preview (Thursday November 19 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 15
2. wolstc 5

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Coventry 19 11 5 3 +17 38
2. Gillingham 19 11 4 4 +14 37
3. Burton 18 11 2 5 +3 35
4. Walsall 18 9 6 3 +13 33
5. Wigan 19 9 6 4 +10 33
6. Bradford 19 8 7 4 +3 31
7. Peterborough 19 9 3 7 +11 30

Coventry City Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Crewe complete terrific recovery
Crewe : 25/11/2015 12:07:01
Vital Posh MOTM v Barnsley Poll
Peterborough : 25/11/2015 11:33:00
What`s Going On?
Sheff Utd : 25/11/2015 10:59:00
Rate The Ref - Posh v Barnsley - Nick Kinseley
Peterborough : 25/11/2015 10:41:00
Peterborough : 25/11/2015 09:54:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Which 'New' Away Game Are You Looking Forward To?
Suggested By:  Editor
Blackpool 25%
Burton Albion 33%
Bury 3%
Millwall 13%
Shrewsbury Town 3%
Southend United 7%
Wigan Athletic 16%