UK time is: 21:29:48
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Optimism On The Pitch For Sky Blues

Coventry City may remain in limbo off the field but the Sky Blues are presenting a united front on it after four friendlies in five days stretched a small squad to the limit ahead of the new League One season.

Friday night's 3-2 win at Mansfield and Saturday's narrow defeat at Oxford left manager Steven Pressley declaring: 'I am very much where I want us to be,' the Scot still searching for more pace and penetration in the final third of the field.

Former loanee Zavon Hines featured as a trialist against Oxford but Pressley will be acutely aware that his hopes of making any signings in the near future are slim to non-existent as the off-field wrangles continue.

The manager will be able to count on superb backing from supporters away from home but knows that his side will be playing to sparse, unsettled crowds at Sixfields for their 'home' games.

That, and the transfer embargo, means he does deserves time and patience to achieve his aims but success on the pitch may yet be taken further away from him if a further points penalty comes City's way.




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:Saturday July 27 2013

Time: 8:58PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Coventry City Articles

Play Up Sky Blues (Friday October 24 2014)

Stats: OIdham Athletic v Coventry City (Thursday October 23 2014)

Business as Usual for CCFC on Wednesday (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Oldham Push Pressley To The Brink (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Oldham Athletic v Coventry City (Tuesday October 21 2014)

City Need Points Not Plaudits (Monday October 20 2014)

CCFC: Pressley Feels The Pressure (Saturday October 18 2014)

Stats: Coventry City v Bristol City (Saturday October 18 2014)

Coventry City v Bristol City (Saturday October 18 2014)

Crunch Time for Sky Blues (Friday October 17 2014)

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 28
2. roberts 8

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
17. Doncaster 12 4 2 6 -8 14
18. Port Vale 14 3 4 7 -6 13
19. Gillingham 14 3 4 7 -7 13
20. Coventry 14 3 4 7 -8 13
21. Yeovil 14 3 4 7 -11 13
22. Crewe 14 4 1 9 -18 13
23. Walsall 14 2 6 6 -4 12

Breaking League News

Former Academy Coach Passes Away
Walsall : 24/10/2014 20:48:00
DRFC Doncaster Rovers v MK Dons - History
Doncaster : 24/10/2014 20:00:00
DRFC Can Doncaster dump the Dons?
Doncaster : 24/10/2014 19:18:00
DRFC Doncaster Rovers v MK Dons - Match Officials
Doncaster : 24/10/2014 19:17:00
Davies Leaves On Loan
Fleetwood : 24/10/2014 18:52:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Now City Are Back, Where Will They Finish?
Suggested By:  Editor
Top Two 8%
Play-Offs 13%
Top Half 20%
Bottom Half 33%
Bottom Four 26%