UK time is: 16:52:37
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

At last! Coventry City takeover offer made

After the seemingly never-ending saga of letters sent without being on headed paper, emails not received and mixed messages over who actually attended meetings, Coventry City's owners SISU have received a formal offer to take over the club from the Gary Hoffman-led consortium.

As evidenced by Saturday's Ricoh Arena demonstrations against the current regime it looks as though matters are finally coming to a head at the club although at this stage few fans would be confident in SISU accepting the deal straight away and indeed there are to be plenty of hurdles left to jump with neither party having mastered any of the modern means of communication, instead negotiations seem to be taking place through the pages of the Coventry Telegraph.

Coventry City chairman Ken Dulieu said in a statement on Tuesday night: "We can confirm that the club has received a letter from Gary Hoffman`s associates.

"The letter raises many questions and the board`s duty will be to seek further clarification, in particular regarding the transparency of investors` identities and capability of funding."

Andy Thorn, playing the waiting game like everybody else over the takeover and potential transfers, at least has some positive news on his injured players with Ben Turner among those set to get a reserve team runout in some specially arranged fixtures over the next few weeks.




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:Tuesday August 23 2011

Time: 11:20PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Articles

City Try Again To Pass 50 (Saturday April 19 2014)

Pressley Aims To Stir Sky Blues (Friday April 18 2014)

A Good Friday for Sky Blues? (Thursday April 17 2014)

Final Four for Sky Blues (Monday April 14 2014)

CCFC: Five for Fun (Sunday April 13 2014)

Narrow Defeat for Sky Blues (Saturday April 12 2014)

Archived 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 11
2. roberts 2
3. wolstc 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Coventry 1 - 2 Swindon
Peterborough 1 - 0 Coventry
Coventry 1 - 2 MK Dons
Coventry 0 - 0 Bradford
Crewe 1 - 2 Coventry
Coventry 1 - 0 Stevenage

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Bristol City 43 12 17 14 1 53
15. Gillingham 43 15 6 22 -17 51
16. Oldham 42 13 11 18 -10 50
17. Coventry 43 16 11 16 -2 49
18. Colchester 43 11 13 19 -12 46
19. Tranmere 43 12 10 21 -24 46
20. Crewe 43 12 10 21 -27 46

Breaking League News

Bradford : 20/04/2014 14:50:00
MK Dons : 20/04/2014 14:43:00
Gillingham : 20/04/2014 14:35:00
Carlisle : 20/04/2014 14:27:00
Easter Part 2 - Wolves (H)
Leyton Orient : 20/04/2014 13:46:00
Lisbie Could Return Against Wolves
Leyton Orient : 20/04/2014 13:11:00
SUFC Tranmere v Sheffield United - History
Sheff Utd : 20/04/2014 11:32:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

This Season, Have You Been To Watch City
Suggested By:  Editor
More 34%
Less 66%
The Same 0%