Coventry City - Does City's season start here?
UK time is: 00:44:40
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Does City's season start here?

Coventry City fans were given rare grounds for optimism this week as the club, on the final day of the transfer window, made their first outfield signing of the summer.

Norwich City striker Cody McDonald made his move to the Ricoh Arena with plenty of glowing testimonies from Canaries' supporters and former players such as Darren Huckerby, who tweeted 'Good Luck to Cody McDonald at Coventry, always works his nuts off, got a good turn of pace and has a eye for a goal, nice lad too.'

Ben Turner's departure was a disappointment but most fans are aware of the need to wheel and deal in order to make new signings and given the the fact that central defence is where the Sky Blues have the most options then it was a deal that made sense so as to finance McDonald's arrival.

That would not have been the case had either Sammy Clingan or Lukas Jutkiewicz been sold and with Middlesbrough confirming that they had made a 'substantial' bid for Jutkiewicz it is good to see them still at the club.

SISU's open letter will be subject to the test of time and actions but it looks as though we're all stuck with each other for the foreseeable future so have no choice but to try and make the best of the situation for a mutually beneficial outcome.

City's next game is a televised home clash with Derby County on Saturday 10th September and the under-fire club hierarchy do deserve praise for the ticket offer that they have introduced for this one, full details of which can be read on the official website by clicking here.

Televised games always knock a few thousand off the attendance and a measure to try and prevent this is very welcome, on top of the money coming in from Sky for the fixture.

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:Sunday September 4 2011

Time: 10:17AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
hope the season does kick off next Saturday
Report Abuse
04/09/2011 12:39:00

hope the season does kick off next Saturday
Report Abuse
04/09/2011 12:39:00


Have Your Say

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

Recent Coventry City Articles

City Boss: We Need To Be Clinical (Friday October 2 2015)

Sky Blues Seek Home Comforts (Thursday October 1 2015)

Options Aplenty For Sky Blues Boss (Wednesday September 30 2015)

Lameiras Has Time To Make An Impact (Tuesday September 29 2015)

Night Off For Sky Blues (Tuesday September 29 2015)

Brentford Job For Ex-City Man Carsley (Monday September 28 2015)

Archived Coventry City 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 2

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
2. Walsall 11 6 4 1 10 22
3. Bury 11 6 4 1 6 22
4. Gillingham 11 6 3 2 10 21
5. Coventry 10 6 1 3 9 19
6. Rochdale 11 5 2 4 3 17
7. Sheff Utd 11 5 2 4 2 17
8. Port Vale 11 4 4 3 2 16

Coventry City Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

What The Bosses Said - Latics 0 Walsall 0
Wigan : 04/10/2015 22:37:00
DRFC Defender gets late international call up
Doncaster : 04/10/2015 20:21:01
L1 - Rochdale 1-3 Bradford
Rochdale : 04/10/2015 19:47:00
L1 - Coventry 3-0 Shrewsbury
Shrewsbury : 04/10/2015 19:41:00
L1 - Colchester 0-1 Bury
Bury : 04/10/2015 19:35:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Which 'New' Away Game Are You Looking Forward To?
Suggested By:  Editor
Blackpool 23%
Burton Albion 37%
Bury 4%
Millwall 15%
Shrewsbury Town 4%
Southend United 4%
Wigan Athletic 13%