UK time is: 13:26:46
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Pre-match pressure all on Ipswich?

'Ipswich are ready-made with experience so it will be a tough game but I have got every faith in our boys.

'They have a good manager and players who have played in the Premiership and know their way around this division, so it will be a good test for us.'

Andy Thorn's pre-match thoughts as his side prepare for Monday night's televised clash at Portman Road show the Coventry City boss to be in his usual bullish mood about the quality of the young squad he has shaped since taking over from Aidy Boothroyd.

City's defensive record is up there with the best in the Championship and if they can continue that in Suffolk then a restless home crowd may crank up the pressue on an Ipswich side containing plenty of 'names' but who have turned in some horror show performances so far this season.

The most notable of those came in their last Sky TV outing when Peterborough carved through their opponents defence with embarrasing ease to score seven goals, something the Sky Blues may struggle to match but Thorn's side look increasingly confident in the way they are set out to play and showed against Derby that they now have more of a cutting edge up front.

40% of Vital Coventry readers fancy the Sky Blues to take three points but, over at bwin, 55% of punters are taking the 21/20 on offer for a home victory.




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:Monday September 19 2011

Time: 9:02AM

Your Comments

Come on City!
wolstc
Come on City!
wolstc
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Coventry City Articles

Sting in the Tail for CCFC (Wednesday October 1 2014)

CCFC: Good to see 'Reserves' at Home (Wednesday October 1 2014)

CCFC: Two Chances to Impress (Tuesday September 30 2014)

CCFC: October Preview (Monday September 29 2014)

Stats: Coventry City v Preston North End (Saturday September 27 2014)

City Aim for a Ricoh Hat-Trick (Thursday September 25 2014)

Close Margins in Each Sky Blues Game (Wednesday September 24 2014)

CCFC: A Trio of Popular Old Boys (Tuesday September 23 2014)

Archived Coventry City Articles

List All Vital Coventry Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
MK Dons 0 - 0 Coventry
Bradford 3 - 2 Coventry
Coventry 2 - 1 Yeovil
Coventry 1 - 0 Gillingham
Coventry 2 - 2 Barnsley
Coventry 1 - 0 Sheff Utd

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
12. Fleetwood 10 3 4 3 1 13
13. Crawley 10 4 1 5 -6 13
14. Gillingham 10 3 3 4 -2 12
15. Coventry 10 3 3 4 -2 12
16. Yeovil 10 3 3 4 -4 12
17. Walsall 10 2 5 3 -1 11
18. Doncaster 9 3 2 4 -5 11

Breaking League News

Head to Head: Walsall v City
Bristol City : 02/10/2014 13:00:00
Striker Unmoved. Actions Do The Talking
Preston : 02/10/2014 09:16:00
A Chance Earned
Colchester : 02/10/2014 09:12:00
Make Home Form Count
Bradford : 02/10/2014 09:08:00
Injury Doubts For Glovers
Yeovil : 02/10/2014 08:23:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Now City Are Back, Where Will They Finish?
Suggested By:  Editor
Top Two 2%
Play-Offs 28%
Top Half 28%
Bottom Half 0%
Bottom Four 42%