UK time is: 03:01:06
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

ACL Call On Football League To Act

Ricoh Arena stadium company Arena Coventry Limited (ACL) have said that their offer to use the ground remains open to Coventry City FC and that they want the Football League to block a groundshare with Northampton Town.

In a statement, a spokesperson for ACL said: 'We want to see the Sky Blues playing home games in their home city at their rightful home the Ricoh Arena.

'This is what the supporters of Coventry City are pleading for.

'The way the fans have been treated by the Club`s owners is utterly cruel and any proposal that the Club should be ripped from Coventry and relocated to Northampton, or anywhere else outside the city, is absolutely heart breaking for everyone involved. It cannot make financial sense for the Club.

'With the Club set to remain in administration for some months to come, we have already made an offer to the Joint Administrator for them to play at the Ricoh Arena during this time.'

Vital View The Football League, whose slogan is 'Real Football, Real Fans' must act now, if not on the issue of ownership of Coventry City FC, by blocking the groundshare with Northampton Town.

An offer still exists for a suitable stadium in Coventry to play games at and plans for a new ground are at such an embryonic stage that the move to Northampton cannot be justified.

While all parties with a stake in CCFC have made errors in the past the news of a move away from the city has come from the owners alone and moves over a defining line.




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:Thursday July 4 2013

Time: 4:14PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Coventry City Articles

CCFC: Look Away Now (Monday April 27 2015)

CCFC: A Bad Day For The Sky Blues (Saturday April 25 2015)

CCFC v Crewe: Sky Blues Team News (Saturday April 25 2015)

Coventry City v Crewe Alexandra (Friday April 24 2015)

Crewe Aim To Keep Ricoh Record (Friday April 24 2015)

One Out, One Back For Sky Blues (Thursday April 23 2015)

Can City Keep Calm And Stop Railwaymen? (Wednesday April 22 2015)

League One: A Good Night For City (Tuesday April 21 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 2
2. wolstc 1

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
15. Scunthorpe 45 14 14 17 -10 56
16. Oldham 45 14 14 17 -13 56
17. Port Vale 45 15 9 21 -9 54
18. Coventry 45 12 16 18 -12 52
19. Crewe 45 14 10 21 -31 52
20. Notts County 45 12 14 19 -16 50
21. Crawley 45 13 11 21 -25 50

Breaking League News

Walsall Win Senior Cup!
Walsall : 27/04/2015 22:05:00
Walsall Senior Cup Final Team News v Chasetown
Walsall : 27/04/2015 19:12:01
Vital Posh APRIL Player of the Month (Poll)
Peterborough : 27/04/2015 15:00:00
Robbo Speaks: Post-Crawley amp; Extended Highlights
Peterborough : 27/04/2015 14:00:00
Vital Posh MOTM v Crawley Town Poll
Peterborough : 27/04/2015 13:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Which City Loanee Has Impressed Most?
Suggested By:  Editor
Jamie Jones 3%
Matthew Pennington 41%
Sanmi Odelusi 5%
Luke Williams 5%
Dominic Samuel 46%