Vital Football

Latest Coventry City News

Coventry City latest

Coventry City latest

With Gael Bigirimana suspended for Saturday's game against Doncaster Rovers at the Keepmoat Stadium at least one change will be required for Coventry City but, having expressed his displeasure at the way a winning lead was thrown away against Burnley last Saturday, manager Andy Thorn may opt to shuffle his meagre resources around a bit more.

Gary McSheffrey and Carl Baker were joined by James McPake and Gary Deegan in a reserve team fixture against Leicester on Tuesday but balanced against that Richard Wood has suffered a knock.

Freddy Eastwood, the subject of a loan enquiry from Bournemouth last week, netted in the game at Leicester, a 3-1 win for a Sky Blues side who were guided by Lee Carsley as he helps out Thorn and Steve Harrison with coaching duties.

'frozen'

Eastwood remains frozen out of the first team picture but there were encouraging signs of a partnership developing between Cody McDonald and Lukas Jutkiewicz on Saturday and, having netted his first goal for the Sky Blues, McDonald looks set to be fit for the trip to Donny after suffering a knee injury.

Thorn has backed his only outfield signing since taking charge to take confidence from that first goal and become a big hit at the Ricoh Arena.

Saturday's opponents have cut short former City keeper Chris Kirkland's loan spell due to injury and so the visitors are likely to come up against veteran custodian Neil Sullivan, now 41 and back in the Doncaster starting line up.



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

Writer:CCFC
Date:Thursday October 27 2011
Time: 12:00AM

Comments

0
Kirkland's injuries really have prevented him playing for a top club and England. Hard to see him getting more than a pay-as-you play deal next time
CET Stander
28/10/2011 06:45:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Coventry City Articles

Can City Find Form For Cheltenham?

League Two action at the Ricoh Arena on Saturday afternoon

Get Your Group On For Coventry City v Wycombe

Special offer for groups as Sky Blues host Chairboys

Villa Park Test for Sky Blues Youngsters

FA Youth Cup on Wednesday evening

One for Xmas? 29 Minutes From Wembley

Excellent new Sky Blues book available now

Coventry City Archived Articles

Vital Coventry articles from

Site Journalists

CCFC
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Are You Pleased With Mark Robins Return?
Suggested By: Editor
Yes89%
No11%
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Coventry City Results (view all)

Coventry City Fixtures (view all)

The Vital Football Members League