UK time is: 10:28:01
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Nothing Controversial On Sky Blue Kits!

Amidst controversy over the use of payday loan companies as shirt sponsors, a look back at Coventry City kits since the early 1980's shows a local flavour to the firms that have adorned the Sky Blues' shirts.

The motor industry has been well represented with Talbot (a request to rename the club Coventry Talbot was politely declined by the Football League), Peugeot and Subaru/Isuzu while local companies such as Tallon, Elliotts and Cassidy Group have also featured.

While there have been trends elsewhere in the game for sponsorship associated with alcohol and gambling, the only such association that City have had was with Granada Bingo but it seems unlikely that our 1987 FA Cup triumph led to a lifetime's addiction to the smoky Bingo halls of Coventry for a generation of fans!




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:Friday June 14 2013

Time: 8:08AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
I remember Spurs kits on cup final day - half had Holsten on and the rest were blank. Sponsors would not have been happy!
houchen
Report Abuse
14/06/2013 08:20:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Coventry City Articles

A Big Week for the Sky Blues (Monday January 26 2015)

Another Starting Point for Sky Blues (Saturday January 24 2015)

Stats: Yeovil Town v Coventry City (Saturday January 24 2015)

City Players Urged To Prove 'Em Wrong (Friday January 23 2015)

City Confirm Goalkeeper Signing (Thursday January 22 2015)

Yeovil Town v Coventry City (Thursday January 22 2015)

City Working Hard To Improve Crowds (Wednesday January 21 2015)

CCFC: Next Opponents in Midweek Action (Tuesday January 20 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 18

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Doncaster 24 9 7 8 -3 34
15. Walsall 26 8 9 9 -2 33
16. Gillingham 27 8 7 12 -8 31
17. Coventry 27 7 9 11 -10 30
18. Barnsley 25 8 5 12 -4 29
19. Scunthorpe 23 8 5 10 -7 29
20. Crewe 26 8 5 13 -19 29

Breaking League News

Sheffield United No 6 In FA Cup Draw Tonight
Sheff Utd : 26/01/2015 10:21:00
PNE Number 6 In FA Cup Draw Tonight
Preston : 26/01/2015 10:20:00
Bradford City No4 In FA Cup Draw Tonight
Bradford : 26/01/2015 10:07:00
Cotterill: 'We Had Good Chances'
Bristol City : 26/01/2015 09:34:00
Chambers - We've Got To Take Our Chance
Walsall : 26/01/2015 09:11:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Should City Sign a Keeper in January?
Suggested By:  Editor
Yes - As First Choice 57%
Yes - As Back-Up 20%
No - Stick With Allsop/Burge 23%