Vital Football

Latest Coventry City News

'Just not our day' says Watford boss

'Just not our day' says Watford boss

An entertaining game at the Ricoh Arena on Saturday saw Coventry City gain a vital win against promotion chasing Watford to ease their relegation fears.

The Sky Blues were good value for the three points although the visitors fluffed their lines in front of goal on a number of occasions in the second half.

"Just after half time I thought we came out, started well and had four great chances," said Watford manager Malky Mackay.

"We hit the woodwork a couple of times and there was one I couldn't believe we didn't score.

"We obviously lost the second goal at a bad time as it allowed Coventry to certainly breath a lot easier and we then had to chase the game after that.'

The home crowd meanwhile, after a week of off-field stories that confirmed the future of their club is very much in danger, left with a spring in their step for perhaps the first time this year following a positive attacking display inspired by caretaker boss Andy Thorn's tactical reshuffle.

'I was delighted with the way we played in spells,' was his vrdict.

'Everything we worked on, they did. It was a bit nervy at the start which I thought we would be because of our recent record here but we grew into the game.

'Everything we have worked on in training, they stuck at and as the game went on, I thought we played some really good stuff.'



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

Writer:CCFC
Date:Saturday April 2 2011
Time: 9:50PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Coventry City Articles

City Set Up Friday Night Battle For 4th

Sky Blues edge past Cheltenham to tee up festive clashes

Stats: Coventry City v Cheltenham Town

All the stats from Coventry City (2) vs (1) Cheltenham Town, Ricoh Arena, 16 December 2017, 15:00 Att: 6,457

Can City Find Form For Cheltenham?

League Two action at the Ricoh Arena on Saturday afternoon

Get Your Group On For Coventry City v Wycombe

Special offer for groups as Sky Blues host Chairboys

Coventry City Archived Articles

Vital Coventry articles from

Site Journalists

CCFC
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Are You Pleased With Mark Robins Return?
Suggested By: Editor
Yes89%
No11%
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)

Vital Football Comment