Vital Football

Latest Coventry City News

First movement through the City exit door

First movement through the City exit door

Coventry City manager Andy Thorn has confirmed that Sammy Clingan is likely to leave the club this summer after turning down a new contract with the Sky Blues.

The midfielder was the key man in Thorn's formation going into the current campaign but ultimately offered little in terms of creating chances for his forward players or hitting the back of the net himself.

Oliver Norwood's arrival on loan from Manchester United gave the Sky Blues more penetration in the centre of the park and upstaged Clingan, who was relegated with Norwich before coming to the Ricoh Arena but clearly still believes he is a Championship player.

Thorn is hopeful that Martin Cranie will accept the offer of a new deal although the defender would be far more justified than Clingan in hoping to remain in the second tier of English football.

Clive Platt will discuss a new contract, much to the chagrin of many on the Telegraph website but he was a key player in City's brief revival while Freddy Eastwood will make a permanent exit after ending the season on loan at former club Southend United.



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

Writer:CCFC
Date:Wednesday May 2 2012
Time: 10:44AM

Best of Vital Network

Login to post a comment

Recent Coventry City Articles

Signing: Coventry City Confirm Striker Capture

Kwame Thomas agrees two-year deal

Ex-City Man Reinvented As Centre-Back

Barton finds new role at Portsmouth

Start of July, Start of City Signings?

Mowbray looking to do two deals this week

City Will Be Trusted On Loan Deals

New rules make getting the right players in the summer crucial

Archived Vital Coventry Articles

Vital Coventry articles from

Site Journalists

CCFC
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Where Would You Like To See City Play
Suggested By: Editor
Butts Park Arena21%
Ricoh Arena71%
A New Stadium8%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Wigan 46 24 15 7 87 37
P Burton 46 25 10 11 85 20
3 Walsall 46 24 12 10 84 22
4 Millwall 46 24 9 13 81 24
5 Bradford 46 23 11 12 80 15
6 Barnsley 46 22 8 16 74 16
7 Scunthorpe 46 21 11 14 74 13
8 Coventry 46 19 12 15 69 18
9 Gillingham 46 19 12 15 69 15
10 Rochdale 46 19 12 15 69 7
11 Sheff Utd 46 18 12 16 66 5
12 Port Vale 46 18 11 17 65 -2
13 Peterborough 46 19 6 21 63 9
14 Bury 46 16 12 18 60 -17
15 Southend 46 16 11 19 59 -6
16 Swindon 46 16 11 19 59 -7
17 Oldham 46 12 18 16 54 -14
18 Chesterfield 46 15 8 23 53 -12
19 Fleetwood 46 12 15 19 51 -4
20 Shrewsbury 46 13 11 22 50 -21
R Doncaster 46 11 13 22 46 -16
R Blackpool 46 12 10 24 46 -23
R Colchester 46 9 13 24 40 -42
R Crewe 46 7 13 26 34 -37
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Coventry City Results (view all)

Coventry City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.houchen3