Date:Monday March 31 2014
Coventry City manager Steven Pressley made no apologies for what he called an 'ugly' win at Crewe Alexandra on Saturday afternoon and the stats back up his claim with the Sky Blues racking up seven yellow cards to the opposition's none, making the majority of fouls and conceding a host of corners.
A more pragmatic approach, typified by an early booking for new signing David Prutton, secured a vital three points to add another important win against Stevenage and all but secure League One safety.
Pressley said afterwards that his aim was to make City more secure defensively while aiming to exploit the attacking threat of Callum Wilson and the striker responded in style to move past twenty league goals for the season.
The Sky Blues now take on Bradford City on Tuesday night at Sixfields and, although the atmosphere and situation is set to be far different from the 3-3 cracker in front of the TV cameras at Valley Parade, both sides will be relatively happy with their current mid-table berths.
Bradford recovered from defeats against Shrewsbury and Walsall to win at promotion-chasing Leyton Orient and Saturday and manager Phil Parkinson was a satisfied man afterwards.
'We showed the determination that I was looking for after our last two performances had disappointed me and I was very proud of the team.'
Update Wilson and Dan Seaborne are rated as doubtful for the Bradford game while Pressley has been reiterating his hope that City can keep hold of their prize asset.
Date:Monday March 31 2014
Will City or O's Break Their Duck? (Friday October 31 2014)
Sheffield Wednesday Striker Makes City Return (Thursday October 30 2014)
One In, One Out for City (Wednesday October 29 2014)
O's Miss Chance to Leapfrog City (Tuesday October 28 2014)
Home Draw For Sky Blues (Monday October 27 2014)
Super Sky Blues Lift the Gloom (Saturday October 25 2014)
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)
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