Vital Football

Latest Coventry City News

McPake determined to be a Scottish success

McPake determined to be a Scottish success

James McPake is entering the final year of his Coventry City contract determined not to be remembered alongside other Sky Blues signings from Scotland who have failed to make an impact after moving to England.

For every Kevin Gallacher, snapped up from Dundee United for £900,000 in 1990 and a big fans favourite, there has been at least one Eoin Jess, who made little impact following his £1.75m switch from Aberdeen in 1996 while the least said about those players who joined from Glasgow Rangers (Kevin Drinkell, Terry Butcher and Sandy Robertson) the better.

To be fair McPake has shown more than enough while on the pitch to endear himself to the Ricoh Arena faithful but his problem has been keeping fit, something he is keen to stress is not due to any recurring
problems.

'When you look at them they have been freak injuries,' he told the Coventry Telegraph.

'There's not a lot you can do when someone knees you in the back and you break three bones or you dislocate your shoulder as I did in my first pre-season here.'



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

Writer:CCFC
Date:Monday May 23 2011
Time: 7:04PM

Comments

0
Just seen Cardiff City have released 7 loan signings. How does that foster any form of team spirit?
wolstc
23/05/2011 21:11:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Coventry City Articles

Sky's 10 In 10 - Who Features?

Sky Sports being their festive 10 in 10 this week, so who features in the football screening overload for 2016/17?

Poll: What Type of Manager do City Need?

Venus set to step down but who comes in?

The Non-League Scene

Weekend round-up from around the area

City's Demise Is Confirmed on National Television

Cambridge United 4 Coventry City

Archived Vital Coventry Articles

Vital Coventry articles from

Site Journalists

CCFC
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

What Type Of Manager Do City Need?
Suggested By: CCFC
Experienced League One Gaffer59%
Up And Coming Non-League Boss25%
Highly-Rated Coach0%
Big Name Former Player16%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Scunthorpe 20 13 5 2 44 24
2 Bolton 20 12 4 4 40 12
3 Sheff Utd 20 11 5 4 38 12
4 Bradford 20 9 8 3 35 9
5 Rochdale 20 9 3 8 30 2
6 Peterborough 19 8 5 6 29 7
7 Wimbledon 20 7 8 5 29 6
8 Fleetwood 20 8 5 7 29 5
9 Millwall 19 8 4 7 28 1
10 Southend 20 7 7 6 28 -1
11 Charlton 19 6 9 4 27 7
12 Port Vale 20 7 6 7 27 -5
13 Bristol Rovers 20 7 6 7 27 -6
14 Oxford 20 7 5 8 26 0
15 Gillingham 20 7 5 8 26 -3
16 Walsall 20 6 8 6 26 -5
17 Northampton 20 6 6 8 24 0
18 Swindon 20 6 5 9 23 -7
19 MK Dons 20 5 6 9 21 -5
20 Bury 20 6 2 12 20 -10
21 Coventry 20 4 7 9 19 -8
22 Chesterfield 20 5 3 12 18 -10
23 Oldham 19 3 8 8 17 -10
24 Shrewsbury 20 3 6 11 15 -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)

Dec 10 2016 3:00PM : Southend United (a)
Sky Bet League One
Dec 15 2016 7:45PM : Sheffield United (H)
Sky Bet League One
Dec 26 2016 3:00PM : Bristol Rovers (a)
Sky Bet League One
Dec 31 2016 3:00PM : Peterborough United (a)
Sky Bet League One
Jan 2 2017 3:00PM : Bolton Wanderers (H)
Sky Bet League One
Jan 7 2017 3:00PM : Port Vale (H)
Sky Bet League One

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.houchen1
Write for Vital Football