UK time is: 17:37:12
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Daggers versus Sky Blues

Coventry City's competitive season begins on Tuesday night with a League Cup 1st Round tie away to League Two side Dagenham & Redbridge.

A long pre-season has seen the Sky Blues play nine friendly fixtures and recover from a hammering at Wrexham to register a trio of victories away to League Two opposition.

Potential problems off the field continue to lie in wait as the stalemate over Ricoh Arena rent shows no sign of ending while Tuesday's Daily Mail website carries a story under the heading 'Coventry avoid squad crisis following crunch talks'.

A closer look at the article shows the club quite rightly looking to change the way bonus payments are made after apparently paying out the best past of 1m last season despite relegation from the Championship.

Against expectations Andy Thorn has been able to make signings, eight so far with trialists still at the club but the manager will know that the goodwill that exists towards him may not survive a slow start to the season.

He is promising a full-on approach to the cup game as City look to make it out of the first round for the first time in four seasons, telling the Coventry Telegraph: 'A decent cup run would be a great way to bring some pride back to the club.'




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 August 14 2012

Time: 8:04AM

Your Comments

The team is in! McDonald and Ball up front does have the look of a decent partnership. Brown and Wood in centre of defence, Kilbane and Billy Daniels in the middle of the park. AT obviously likes this young lad Daniels.
houchen
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Articles

Final Four for Sky Blues (Monday April 14 2014)

CCFC: Five for Fun (Sunday April 13 2014)

Narrow Defeat for Sky Blues (Saturday April 12 2014)

Two Changes For Sky Blues (Saturday April 12 2014)

CCFC: All Eyes on the High Court (Friday April 11 2014)

Archived 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 8
2. roberts 2
3. wolstc 1

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
12. Crawley 41 13 13 15 -5 52
13. Bradford 42 11 17 14 1 50
14. Bristol City 42 11 17 14 0 50
15. Coventry 42 16 11 15 -1 49
16. Gillingham 42 14 6 22 -19 48
17. Oldham 41 12 11 18 -11 47
18. Colchester 42 11 13 18 -11 46

Breaking League News

Leicester lead chase for Sako?
Wolves : 16/04/2014 09:56:00
RUFC - Ref Watch v Wolves
Rotherham : 16/04/2014 09:08:00
RUFC - Webb 'Fantastic Honour' For NYS
Rotherham : 16/04/2014 08:59:00
Ticket Information: Shrewsbury Town v Posh
Peterborough : 16/04/2014 08:38:00
Stephens Would Love a To Return To Swindon.
Swindon : 16/04/2014 06:25:00
Kasim Done For The Season
Swindon : 16/04/2014 06:20:00
Tranmere : 15/04/2014 21:52:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

This Season, Have You Been To Watch City
Suggested By:  Editor
More 34%
Less 66%
The Same 0%