Coventry City - Sky Blues versus...Portsmouth
UK time is: 15:11:54
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Sky Blues versus...Portsmouth

Coventry City enter their 10th successive season at Championship level with another new manager at the helm in the shape of Aidy Boothroyd.

The former Watford and Colchester boss will lead his new team into action against 23 opponents, who Vital Coventry will be looking at over the next few weeks.

Head-to-head: Only 6 meetings between the clubs this century but plenty of drama and excitement, not least in last season`s FA Cup replay at a freezing cold Ricoh Arena which set Pompey on the way to an eventual Wembley date with Chelsea.

Transfer dealings: Martin Cranie will face his former club this season after moving from Fratton Park last summer.

The route that Cranie took will be well-known to his fellow defender Richard Duffy who spent four separate loan spells with City while contracted to Pompey.

While both Cranie, Duffy and before them Lee Mills have and did make decent contributions, the less said about Tim Sherwood, Courtney Pitt and Sebastian Olszar the better!

The man in charge: Steve Cotterill was strongly linked with the Sky Blues job earlier in the summer but chairman Ray Ranson strongly denied he was offered the post.

Now the former Burnley and Notts County
boss has taken on the challenge of reviving the crisis-hit south coast club.

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

The Journalist

Writer: CCFC Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday July 9 2010

Time: 6:00AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Looking forward to coming to your place for this game. So early in the season it probably wont be a true reflection of how either side will fair for the season, but with so mnay Pompey fans likely to make the trip, it should be a day of fun and excitement. Good luck to you for the coming year.
Report Abuse
09/07/2010 06:44:00


Have Your Say

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

Recent Coventry City Articles

League One Review: Here Come The Posh! (Monday November 30 2015)

Well-Earned Break Time For Sky Blues (Sunday November 29 2015)

Coventry City Versus Doncaster Rovers (Saturday November 28 2015)

Sky Blues Look To Keep The Pressure On (Friday November 27 2015)

City's Big Opportunity To Forge Ahead (Thursday November 26 2015)

Can City Make It 40 By December? (Thursday November 26 2015)

City Boss Mowbray Hails Performance (Wednesday November 25 2015)

Stats: Bradford City v Coventry City (Tuesday November 24 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 20 11 6 3 +17 39
2. Gillingham 20 11 5 4 +14 38
3. Burton 19 12 2 5 +7 38
4. Walsall 19 10 6 3 +14 36
5. Wigan 20 9 7 4 +10 34
6. Peterborough 20 10 3 7 +15 33
7. Millwall 19 9 4 6 +4 31

Coventry City Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Richard O'Kelly Likely To Depart
Walsall : 30/11/2015 12:49:01
Adkins - Football's A Cruel Mistress
Sheff Utd : 30/11/2015 11:33:00
Johnson On United Point
Barnsley : 30/11/2015 10:38:00
Powell Heads Out On Loan
Millwall : 30/11/2015 10:20:00
Harris - Plenty Of Positives From Saturday
Millwall : 30/11/2015 10:19:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Which 'New' Away Game Are You Looking Forward To?
Suggested By:  Editor
Blackpool 26%
Burton Albion 32%
Bury 3%
Millwall 12%
Shrewsbury Town 3%
Southend United 7%
Wigan Athletic 17%