UK time is: 23:04:38
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

City boss to get loan backing at last?

Andy Thorn, having said that 'in an ideal world' Coventry City 'would have five or six more players' may at least get one new signing to bolster his threadbare squad, which is showing signs of cracking under the strain of a 46-game Championship season.

Tuesday night's heavy defeat at Millwall has sparked the first real debate amongst Sky Blues' supporters as to Thorn himself and whether he is continuing to get the best out of the meagre resources at his disposal but the vast majority recognise that without proper backing it is very hard to criticise the manager's record to date.

And the Den debacle looks to have jolted the club hierarchy into action too as Thorn has said that he has been given the go-ahead to make a loan signing as he prepares his side for successive home games against the Championship's top two, starting with Southampton this weekend.

An experienced attacking midfielder or striker would seem to be the most pressing need and, mindful of the need for results to improve quickly, Thorn may have to dive headlong into a market he wouldn't normally be shopping in, suppressing his (commendable) desire to blood young players.

'I want to bring in a winner,' he told the official club website on Thursday. Let's hope he can find one.




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:Thursday November 3 2011

Time: 5:45PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Coventry City Articles

Do City Need a Goalkeeper in January? (Thursday December 18 2014)

Final Call: Back the City This Saturday (Wednesday December 17 2014)

Tudgay Strikes for City Under-21's (Tuesday December 16 2014)

A Busy Weekend at the Ricoh Arena (Monday December 15 2014)

Stats: Port Vale v Coventry City (Sunday December 14 2014)

Battling Win For Coventry (Saturday December 13 2014)

Port Vale v Coventry City (Friday December 12 2014)

City Striker Set for Red Devils Start (Thursday December 11 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

Vital Members League (view all)

1. houchen 17

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
11. Fleetwood 20 7 5 8 1 26
12. Walsall 20 6 8 6 1 26
13. Chesterfield 20 6 7 7 -1 25
14. Coventry 20 6 6 8 -5 24
15. Barnsley 20 6 5 9 -4 23
16. Port Vale 20 6 5 9 -4 23
17. Doncaster 19 6 5 8 -7 23

Breaking League News

Former Man City and Man United duo on the agenda
Doncaster : 18/12/2014 22:10:00
Dickov in talks with Sheffield United for defender
Doncaster : 18/12/2014 22:00:00
Swindon Town v Doncaster Rovers Team News
Doncaster : 18/12/2014 21:43:00
DRFC McKay hat-trick knocks out Norwich
Doncaster : 18/12/2014 21:32:00
Ticket Details For PNE Second Leg Confirmed
Walsall : 18/12/2014 18:44:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Should City Sign a Keeper in January?
Suggested By:  Editor
Yes - As First Choice 0%
Yes - As Back-Up 0%
No - Stick With Allsop/Burge 100%