Vital Football

Latest Coventry City News

Battling City End Home Hoodoo

Battling City End Home Hoodoo

Coventry City slipped a point further away from the play-offs on Tuesday night but that doesn't tell the whole story of their game against Colchester United.

Trailing 2-0 with 13 minutes to go in Steven Pressley's first home match as manager the Sky Blues were energised by young substitute Callum Wilson who got them back into the game before Carl Baker levelled in injury time.

The point may not be enough in the final reckoning but the fightback ends a run of home defeats and will provide Pressley with some cheer as to the battling qualities of the new squad he has inherited.

9,431 brave souls were in attendance.

Pressley told the club website after the game that a 'dominant' City should have won the game but praised the determination shown by his players to rescue a point.

"I spoke about character at the weekend and I've seen it in abundance again and the players deserve enormous credit for that.

"Losing 2-0 at home is not an easy situation but the response in the closing stages has given us something to build on."



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

Writer:CCFC
Date:Tuesday March 12 2013
Time: 9:44PM

Comments

0
If we're not going make it then at least we are still battling
houchen
12/03/2013 21:46:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Coventry City Articles

EFL Summer Transfer Window Vote Imminent

EFL member clubs are set to vote on changes to the summer transfer window today.

Can City Summon The Spirit Of Luton & Lincoln Wins?

Sky Blues not great on the road but have done better against promotion rivals

Combined Sky Blues Supporter Statement

Westminster debate on Wednesday

The Non-League Scene

What's been happening around the area

Coventry City Archived Articles

Vital Coventry articles from

Site Journalists

CCFC
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

If City Stay At The Ricoh Next Season Will You
Suggested By: Editor
Get A Season Ticket23%
Go More Often11%
Go The Same Number Of Times16%
Stay Away50%
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Coventry City Results (view all)

Coventry City Fixtures

Vital Football Comment