UK time is: 18:45:32
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Bosses Acknowledge Sky Blue Army Effect

Both managers acknowledged the role played by nearly 7,000 visiting supporters at Milton Keynes on Saturday as Coventry City roared back from a goal down to beat their hosts 3-1 thanks to a superb brace of free kicks from debutant loanee Chris Maguire and a goal from his fellow new signing Chris Dagnall.

Speaking to their respective local BBC Radio stations after the game, Dons boss Karl Robinson and City manager Steven Pressley felt the momentum of the game changed as the away side attacked their army of fans.

'I'm so desperate to give these supporters success,' said Pressley, who made the big call to rest Andy Webster and not Jordan Clarke in order to hand Dan Seaborne his debut. 'I can't tell you how much I want to bring this club back to where it belongs.

'That today was quite phenomenal. The atmosphere in the stadium was terrific and I think it was big thank you from our players today.'

All three loan signings made the perfect start in their bid to convince either their respective clubs or prospective buyers of their qualities but the man who allowed Dagnall to move on from Barnsley this week, David Flitcroft, is now out of a job after their 3-0 home defeat at the hands of Birmingham saw the Tykes sink to the foot of the Football League.






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 November 30 2013

Time: 7:52PM

Your Comments

A strange situation to take twice as many fans than have been at the last TWO home games but a great day for the supporters who went.
houchen
Just a thought after yesterdays great win. The following was magnificent but did anyone think for a moment that the Owner of the MK franchise gained over 100,000 from us but we cannot support our team home and away. For those fans who live under the Coventry City Council do you still pay your council tax? After all they are just as culpable in this whole sorry mess as SISU and ACL.
wolstc
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Coventry City Articles

Young Scottish Boss Turns Cardiff Down! (Thursday September 18 2014)

Red Card a 'Game Changer' For City (Wednesday September 17 2014)

Iron Test for Sky Blues (Tuesday September 16 2014)

Scunthorpe the Scene of SP's 1st Game (Monday September 15 2014)

McSheffrey Enjoying a New Lease of Life (Sunday September 14 2014)

Stats: Coventry City v Yeovil Town (Saturday September 13 2014)

Can City Continue to Climb? (Thursday September 11 2014)

CCFC: Positives Continue as Pressley Signs (Wednesday September 10 2014)

Yeovil Boss Holds Impressive Ricoh Record (Wednesday September 10 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 9
2. wolstc 2
3. roberts 1

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
6. Sheff Utd 7 4 1 2 2 13
7. Swindon 7 3 3 1 4 12
8. Fleetwood 8 3 3 2 2 12
9. Coventry 8 3 3 2 1 12
10. Gillingham 8 3 2 3 -1 11
11. Rochdale 8 3 1 4 6 10
12. Preston 7 2 4 1 3 10

Breaking League News

Fleetwood : 18/09/2014 17:34:00
Mathieson In Charge of Fleetwood v City
Bristol City : 18/09/2014 17:33:00
Former City Star Joins Crawley
Bristol City : 18/09/2014 16:00:00
Orient Reveal New Third Kit
Leyton Orient : 18/09/2014 15:00:00
Ex-City Midfielder Has No Interest In Cardiff Job
Bristol City : 18/09/2014 14:53:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Now City Are Back, Where Will They Finish?
Suggested By:  Editor
Top Two 1%
Play-Offs 66%
Top Half 33%
Bottom Half 0%
Bottom Four 0%