UK time is: 03:29:42
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Both skippers out of Posh clash

Both sides will be missing their captains when Peterborough United meet Coventry City in the Championship at London Road on Saturday.

Sammy Clingan's importance to the Sky Blues was highlighted by the insipid display given in his absence against Hull City on Saturday and the Northern Irishman will be out for the festive period.

As too will Posh skipper and Clingan's international teammate Grant McCann after he tore a medial knee ligament against Leicester at the weekend.

'10 weeks is a worst-case scenario, but I hope I'm back as quickly as possible. I've always been a quick healer,' McCann told BBC Radio Cambridgeshire.

'I've had operations on both knees before and I was back playing within four weeks. Fingers crossed, hopefully, I don't need an operation.'

The man who filled Clingan's holding role at the weekend, Aston Villa loanee Gary Gardner, is enjoying his time at the Ricoh Arena despite yet to be on the winning (or drawing) side.

'To play first team football anywhere is good and Coventry have looked after me,' he told The Coventry Telegraph.

'The players are good and the facilities and stadium too and I just want to help the club push on.'





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 December 13 2011

Time: 7:40PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Coventry City Articles

Stats: Coventry City v MK Dons (Saturday February 28 2015)

Team News: Sky Blues Make One Change (Saturday February 28 2015)

City v Dons: Baker & O'Brien (Friday February 27 2015)

Ex-Hull City Striker Joins Sky Blues (Friday February 27 2015)

Sky Blues Not Don For Yet? (Thursday February 26 2015)

City Lean Towards Managerial Experience (Wednesday February 25 2015)

CCFC: The New Manager Minefield (Tuesday February 24 2015)

Sky Blues Job Will Attract Attention (Tuesday February 24 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

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Coventry 2 - 1 MK Dons
Sheff Utd 2 - 2 Coventry
Coventry 0 - 1 Scunthorpe
Preston 1 - 0 Coventry
Coventry 2 - 2 Rochdale
Yeovil 0 - 0 Coventry

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Crewe 33 11 6 16 -23 39
19. Notts County 31 10 7 14 -7 37
20. Leyton Orient 32 9 8 15 -5 35
21. Coventry 32 8 11 13 -11 35
22. Colchester 33 9 7 17 -16 34
23. Crawley 33 8 10 15 -22 34
24. Yeovil 32 7 8 17 -22 29

Breaking League News

City Sell Themselves Well To New Manager
Coventry : 01/03/2015 20:39:00
Peterborough : 01/03/2015 18:42:00
Scunthorpe 1 Yeovil 1 - Report
Yeovil : 01/03/2015 18:21:00
Chesterfield 3-0 Fleetwood (League 1)
Fleetwood : 01/03/2015 18:15:00
Scunthorpe 1-1 Yeovil (League 1)
Scunthorpe : 01/03/2015 18:11:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Which City Loanee Has Impressed Most?
Suggested By:  Editor
Jamie Jones 8%
Matthew Pennington 38%
Sanmi Odelusi 5%
Luke Williams 11%
Dominic Samuel 38%