Coventry City - Battling City end run of defeats
UK time is: 14:38:15
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Battling City end run of defeats

Coventry City responded well to a half-time deficit and the dismissal of Marlon King to earn a 1-1 draw against Ipswich Town on New Year's Day and avoid a fourth successive league defeat.

King had begun the second-half by expertly setting up Freddy Eastwood for the equalising goal and the striker had again looked like City's stand-out performer before a harsh looking red card was dished out as he chased up a poor touch and brought an Ipswich defender to the ground.

The Sky Blues had struggled to find their feet in the opening 45 minutes but after the break showed many of the qualities that have made them a top ten team going into 2011.

Aidy Boothroyd's side pressed Ipswich much further up the field and never let their opponents settle into a rythym, even when the visitors held a man advantage.

City now end a hectic series of games with a trip to happy hunting ground Oakwell on Monday.

Reaction to follow on Vital Coventry.

Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

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

The Journalist

Writer: CCFC Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday January 1 2011

Time: 5:50PM


Have Your Say

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

Recent Coventry City Articles

City's Revival Built On Common Sense (Tuesday October 13 2015)

Sky Blues Earn Their Slice Of Luck (Sunday October 11 2015)

Stats: Fleetwood Town v Coventry City (Saturday October 10 2015)

League One Preview: Top Two Clash (Friday October 9 2015)

Coventry Fans Paid £14.08 per game? (Thursday October 8 2015)

Sky Blues: An ITV Digital Double! (Wednesday October 7 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 8

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
2. Burton 12 8 1 3 4 25
3. Gillingham 12 7 3 2 12 24
4. Bury 12 6 5 1 6 23
5. Coventry 11 7 1 3 10 22
6. Sheff Utd 12 6 2 4 3 20
7. Southend 12 5 3 4 1 18
8. Peterborough 12 5 2 5 3 17

Coventry City Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Rothwell Recalled By United
Barnsley : 13/10/2015 13:56:01
Bradshaw - Smith Is Key To Our Success
Walsall : 13/10/2015 10:53:01
Duo Close To Bradford Returns
Bradford : 13/10/2015 10:05:00
Parkinson Assessing His Options
Bradford : 13/10/2015 09:51:00
Walsall v Chesterfield - Head To Head
Walsall : 13/10/2015 09:22:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Which 'New' Away Game Are You Looking Forward To?
Suggested By:  Editor
Blackpool 22%
Burton Albion 38%
Bury 4%
Millwall 14%
Shrewsbury Town 4%
Southend United 6%
Wigan Athletic 12%