Vital Football

Latest Coventry City News

Coventry City 0 Watford 0

Coventry City 0 Watford 0

Coventry City took on Watford at the Ricoh Arena on Saturday afternoon with both sides desperate for the victory that they hoped would kickstart their Championship campaigns.

The Hornets arrived in CV6 on the back of a heavy defeat at the hands of West Ham and, like their hosts, struggling for goals after the summer departure of a top striker, in their case Danny Graham.

Andy Thorn's Sky Blues meanwhile were looking to put injury-time heartbreak at Crystal Palace behind them and give their supporters some good news after it was made clear on Friday that the potential takeover of the club remained wishful thinking.

The opening 10 minutes of the game were overshadowed by off-field events as employees of the football club stopped their own paying customers from mounting peaceful protests against SISU but the backing for the team from a sparse crowd was excellent throughout.

City had most of the play throughout the opening 45 minutes but struggled to create chances and had a couple of narrow escapes just before the break as the referee and his assistant denied Watford both a penalty and an opening goal.

Only one team attempted to win the game after half-time however and it was the Sky Blues, driven forward by captain Sammy Clingan and with youngsters Christie and Bigirimana again excellent. A goalmouth scramble could have gone in and Watford survived some other scares to claim an away point.



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

Writer:CCFC
Date:Saturday August 20 2011
Time: 4:00PM

Best of Vital Network

Vital F1 - Blog: Spa Preview

Comments

0
Proud of the team and the fans today, great support during the game and a clear message to SISU
wolstc
20/08/2011 18:20:00
0
Proud of the team and the fans today, great support during the game and a clear message to SISU
wolstc
20/08/2011 18:20:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Coventry City Articles

Testing Times for Coventry City Boss

League Cup rout at Carrow Road for Sky Blues

Stats: Norwich City v Coventry City

All the stats from Norwich City (6) vs (1) Coventry City, Carrow Road, 23 August 2016, 19:45 Att: 10,510

Clinical Norwich Rout Sky Blues

League Cup hammering for Coventry at Carrow Road

Maddison Starts Against Sky Blues

Team news from Carrow Road

Archived Vital Coventry Articles

Vital Coventry articles from

Site Journalists

CCFC
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Where Would You Like To See City Play
Suggested By: Editor
Butts Park Arena15%
Ricoh Arena71%
A New Stadium14%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Bolton 4 4 0 0 12 4
2 Scunthorpe 4 3 1 0 10 8
3 Bradford 4 3 1 0 10 4
4 Chesterfield 4 2 1 1 7 3
5 Charlton 4 2 1 1 7 2
6 Port Vale 4 2 1 1 7 2
7 MK Dons 4 2 1 1 7 1
8 Millwall 4 2 1 1 7 0
9 Swindon 4 2 1 1 7 0
10 Gillingham 4 2 1 1 7 -2
11 Peterborough 4 2 0 2 6 3
12 Fleetwood 4 1 2 1 5 1
13 Oldham 4 1 2 1 5 -2
14 Bury 4 1 1 2 4 0
15 Northampton 4 0 4 0 4 0
16 Southend 4 1 1 2 4 -1
17 Walsall 4 1 1 2 4 -1
18 Bristol Rovers 4 1 1 2 4 -2
19 Oxford 4 1 1 2 4 -2
20 Shrewsbury 4 1 1 2 4 -3
21 Coventry 4 0 2 2 2 -3
22 Rochdale 4 0 1 3 1 -3
23 Wimbledon 4 0 1 3 1 -4
24 Sheff Utd 4 0 1 3 1 -5
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Coventry City Results (view all)

Coventry City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.houchen18