Vital Football

Latest Coventry City News

Having served his time will King stay at City?

Having served his time will King stay at City?

'That will be a board decision and my recommendation would be 'absolutely'. Tie him down and do it because he's a terrific player.'

Aidy Boothroyd's view on whether Marlon King will be offered a new Coventry City contract to replace the short term deal he signed in September which runs until the end of the season.

Although Boothroyd is 'hopeful' that his relationship with the player will lead to him staying at the Ricoh Arena, King's bargaining position with potential new clubs is far higher now than upon his release from prison last year.

His performance against Nottingham Forest on Tuesday was his best yet in a Sky Blues shirt and King is beginning to show why Boothroyd felt he had signed a '£5m player' for nothing earlier this season.

But having opened the scoring in three consecutive fixtures and then seen his side lose all of those games will only have compounded the frustrations of a player who will still believe he has a return to the Premier League within him.

Those clubs who shied away from signing the player immediately after he was freed will have fewer qualms at doing so in the summer now that King is back in the game and the focus is mainly on his footballing prowess alone.



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

Writer:CCFC
Date:Wednesday February 2 2011
Time: 9:03PM

Comments

0
Marlon King has become better and better. Against Forest was outstanding but also frustrated due to City conceding 2 poor goals. It will be a difficult job to keep him due to lack of quality in current City squad.
wolstc
04/02/2011 09:01:00
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
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

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
Vital Football Comment