UK time is: 07:14:40
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Frustrating season for Burnley boss

Steve Cotterill sends his Burnley side out for their final game of the season against Coventry City on Sunday feeling that he has been treading water during the campaign.

Burnley were flying high early on in the season but the pressures of having a small squad caught up with them and a long run of games without a win sparked relegation fears.

They have now been banished by a fine run of form in contrast with the Sky Blues who travel to Turf Moor at the weekend.

'Certainly, what I've done, personally, is tread water for another year,' said Cotterill.

'I've got another year older, not added another promotion to those I've had, not added another Wembley or Millennium Stadium appearance, so, for me, sometimes when I look back, it might have been another year where we haven't quite achieved anything.

'I think this year has been one I won't ever forget, how we started - we always knew it would be tough to stay up there, irrespective or injuries or suspensions, but when they kick in with us, we struggle.

'We do that every year, not having that strength in depth of replacing your key players that make other players play.

'I don't know if that will change, I don't know the answer to that yet.'




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:Friday May 4 2007

Time: 9:33AM

Your Comments

They've done well again considering the constraints that Cotterill has worked under.
CET Stander
That makes two teams who have been treading water this season. Thank god it finishes this weekend!
Dave Bennett
Coventry just safe.... and to think you used to be a top flight football club....
col8
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Coventry City Articles

Toffees Defender in Line for City Start (Friday November 28 2014)

One In, One Out as City Land Everton Man (Thursday November 27 2014)

Saddlers Next for Sky Blues (Thursday November 27 2014)

Coventry City Loan Deadline Latest (Wednesday November 26 2014)

One Small Step for Sky Blues (Sunday November 23 2014)

Madine Earns City a Vital Victory (Saturday November 22 2014)

City Change Transfer Focus (Friday November 21 2014)

Time For City To Step Up (Friday November 21 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 38
2. wolstc 3
3. roberts 1

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
15. Port Vale 18 6 4 8 -2 22
16. Doncaster 16 6 3 7 -6 21
17. Crawley 18 5 6 7 -10 21
18. Coventry 18 5 5 8 -7 20
19. Leyton Orient 18 4 7 7 -3 19
20. Gillingham 18 4 6 8 -7 18
21. Colchester 18 4 5 9 -4 17

Breaking League News

Team News: Gillingham v Port Vale
Port Vale : 29/11/2014 06:00:00
Team News: Rochdale v Oldham
Oldham : 29/11/2014 06:00:00
Team News: Crawley v Chesterfield
Crawley : 29/11/2014 06:00:00
Notts County : 28/11/2014 21:44:00
Bristol City : 28/11/2014 21:41:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

If You Could Sign Just One Would It Be
Suggested By:  Editor
Gary Madine 72%
Frank Nouble 28%