Vital Football

Latest Coventry City News

Boothroyd beams as Mackay fumes

Boothroyd beams as Mackay fumes

A late, late fightback earned Coventry City a point at Watford on Saturday and manager Aidy Boothroyd praised the way his new side stayed in the game despite trailing to his former club.

'At one point I thought it was going to be 3-0 or 4-0, but we managed to get a foothold in the game, grind our way back in it and in the end we could have won it quite easily,' was his verdict after the Sky Blues shrugged off the loss of two goalkeepers, Keiren Westwood pre-match due to a family bereavement and on-loan Iain Turner who was taken off after 18 minutes.

Turner's injury and the replacement of referee Trevor Kettle contributed to a late finish at Vicarage Road and home boss Malky Mackay was none too happy with the penalty awarded by substitute official Matt Stewart.

'I've watched the DVD three or four times and there's no pull in there,' he fumed.

'There's an awful lot of bodies in that area and he sees someone diving thrown his hands up.

'Again, it's the old one where you can tell when somebody's falling, whether they're falling to break their fall or they've got two hands above their head and the boy had two hands above his head and, again, someone with more experience would have noticed that.'



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

Writer:CCFC
Date:Saturday August 14 2010
Time: 7:47PM

Comments

0
a very rare but positive outcome, a city fight back///..
wolstc
14/08/2010 20:22:00
0
About time we had a bit of luck!!
bloodnut
15/08/2010 00:45:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Coventry City Articles

Derby Defender Seals Sky Blues Switch

Rawson joins relegation fight until the end of the season

Riley Explains Postponements

It doesn't happen often in the Premier League or Championship thesedays, but League's 1 & 2 still suffer the odd postponement owing to the weather and Mike Riley...

The Unexpected is Always Expected at CCFC

Chesterfield defeat all too predictable

Stats: Chesterfield v Coventry City

All the stats from Chesterfield (1) vs (0) Coventry City, Proact Stadium, 14 January 2017, 15:00 Att: 5,896

Archived Vital Coventry Articles

Vital Coventry articles from

Site Journalists

CCFC
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Can Russell Slade Save City
Suggested By: Editor
Yes: Mid-Table Beckons42%
Yes: A Last-Day Escape5%
No: We'll Improve But Not Enough19%
No: We're Sinking Fast34%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Sheff Utd 27 17 5 5 56 21
2 Scunthorpe 27 16 7 4 55 27
3 Bolton 26 15 5 6 50 16
4 Bradford 27 11 12 4 45 11
5 Rochdale 26 14 3 9 45 9
6 Fleetwood 26 12 7 7 43 10
7 Southend 27 11 9 7 42 5
8 Millwall 26 11 6 9 39 2
9 Bristol Rovers 27 11 6 10 39 -1
10 Peterborough 25 10 8 7 38 8
11 Charlton 26 8 12 6 36 7
12 Wimbledon 26 9 9 8 36 5
13 Oxford 26 9 7 10 34 0
14 Walsall 26 8 10 8 34 -4
15 Port Vale 25 8 7 10 31 -10
16 Northampton 27 8 6 13 30 -7
17 Gillingham 26 8 6 12 30 -9
18 Swindon 27 7 8 12 29 -13
19 MK Dons 25 7 7 11 28 -5
20 Bury 27 7 4 16 25 -12
21 Shrewsbury 27 6 7 14 25 -14
22 Chesterfield 27 7 4 16 25 -17
23 Oldham 25 4 10 11 22 -14
24 Coventry 26 4 9 13 21 -15
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Coventry City Results (view all)

Coventry City Fixtures (view all)

Jan 21 2017 3:00PM : Fleetwood Town (H)
Sky Bet League One
Jan 28 2017 3:00PM : Northampton Town (a)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 4 2017 3:00PM : Millwall (H)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 11 2017 3:00PM : Oldham Athletic (a)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 14 2017 7:45PM : AFC Wimbledon (a)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 18 2017 3:00PM : Gillingham (H)
Sky Bet League One
Write for Vital Football