Coventry City - City Hit The Wall In Carlisle
UK time is: 22:22:44
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

City Hit The Wall In Carlisle

After the dramatic end to their Johnstone's Paint Trophy tie against Preston on Thursday, Coventry City suffered a second successive 1-0 loss in League One when a quickfire Carlisle goal was enough to give the hosts all three points at Brunton Park on Sunday.

Although the Sky Blues created a host of chances there were no excuses afterwards from manager Mark Robins.

He told the official club website: 'You have to play with more thought than we did...We didn't do the right things often enough.'

A disappointing day, especially for the 500+ travelling fans, but it is only a second league defeat in ten for City and they remain within reach of the play-offs. Home games against Tranmere and Oldham are next up and confidence remains high among players and supporters.

Midweek opponents Tranmere continue to defy the pre-season odds by maintaining their push for automatic promotion. Ronnie Moore's side were 2-0 winners against Crawley at the weekend after which the Prenton Park boss said: "People are going to sit up and take notice that the bubble hasn't burst and we keep going."

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:Sunday January 13 2013

Time: 8:22PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Forget it and move on City.
CET Stander
Report Abuse
13/01/2013 20:24:00


Have Your Say

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

Recent Coventry City Articles

City's Revival Built On Common Sense (Tuesday October 13 2015)

Sky Blues Earn Their Slice Of Luck (Sunday October 11 2015)

Stats: Fleetwood Town v Coventry City (Saturday October 10 2015)

League One Preview: Top Two Clash (Friday October 9 2015)

Coventry Fans Paid £14.08 per game? (Thursday October 8 2015)

Sky Blues: An ITV Digital Double! (Wednesday October 7 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

Vital Members League (view all)

1. houchen 8

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
2. Burton 12 8 1 3 4 25
3. Gillingham 12 7 3 2 12 24
4. Bury 12 6 5 1 6 23
5. Coventry 11 7 1 3 10 22
6. Sheff Utd 12 6 2 4 3 20
7. Southend 12 5 3 4 1 18
8. Peterborough 12 5 2 5 3 17

Coventry City Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Barnsley : 13/10/2015 21:45:01
Bradford : 13/10/2015 21:44:01
DRFC Former Owls and Blades boss favourite to take over
Doncaster : 13/10/2015 21:36:00
Allardyce: 'I Have A Few Irons In The Fire'
Blackpool : 13/10/2015 21:06:01
Frank Ford's Focus - League 1 Round Up
Wigan : 13/10/2015 15:05:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Which 'New' Away Game Are You Looking Forward To?
Suggested By:  Editor
Blackpool 22%
Burton Albion 38%
Bury 4%
Millwall 14%
Shrewsbury Town 4%
Southend United 6%
Wigan Athletic 12%