Vital Football

Latest Coventry City News

Manager reaction

Manager reaction

Micky Adams could not hide his disappointment with some of the decisions made by referee Mr Melin at the Ricoh Arena last night.

Although Adams did say that midfielder Michael Doyle would be disciplined after being sent-off for dissent, he added: 'I'm very angry about the circumstances at the end of the game.

'We were down to eight men and the referee put up six minutes of injury-time and played eight.

'I shouldn't be giving interviews as the Football Association might be listening and I'll end up in as much trouble as Michael Doyle will be in.'

Not surprisingly, Crewe manager Dario Gradi was the happier of the two bosses.

Luke Rodgers' injury-time header gave the Railwaymen a share of the spoils after a bizarre last 15 minutes that became virtually a game of attack versus defence.

'In all my years I've never come across an ending to a game like that,' said Gradi.

'Sometimes you end up playing against 10 men but you rarely play against nine and at times tonight it was eight.

'It was an average game until Micky Doyle was sent off but we were glad to get something from it.'




Register on this site via the drop down menu and leave feedback to this story below or click here to join in the debates on the forum.

Go on, get vitalled!

Writer:CCFC
Date:Thursday December 29 2005
Time: 12:32PM

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Coventry City Articles

An Old-Fashioned Atmosphere At Kenilworth Road

Sky Blues travel to Luton this Saturday

Leaders Luton Await Sky Blues

Scoreless City head for Kenilworth Road

Stats: Coventry City v Colchester United

All the stats from Coventry City (0) vs (0) Colchester United, Ricoh Arena, 21 October 2017, 15:00 Att: 7,149

Experienced Striker Makes City Return

Beavon back for Sky Blues against Colchester United

Archived Vital Coventry Articles

Vital Coventry articles from

Site Journalists

CCFC
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Are You Pleased With Mark Robins Return?
Suggested By: Editor
Yes90%
No10%
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Coventry City Results (view all)

Coventry City Fixtures (view all)

The Vital Football Members League