UK time is: 10:51:50
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 Articles

Pressley Aims To Stir Sky Blues (Friday April 18 2014)

A Good Friday for Sky Blues? (Thursday April 17 2014)

Final Four for Sky Blues (Monday April 14 2014)

CCFC: Five for Fun (Sunday April 13 2014)

Narrow Defeat for Sky Blues (Saturday April 12 2014)

Two Changes For Sky Blues (Saturday April 12 2014)

Archived 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 11
2. roberts 2
3. wolstc 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Coventry 1 - 2 Swindon
Peterborough 1 - 0 Coventry
Coventry 1 - 2 MK Dons
Coventry 0 - 0 Bradford
Crewe 1 - 2 Coventry
Coventry 1 - 0 Stevenage

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Bristol City 43 12 17 14 1 53
15. Gillingham 43 15 6 22 -17 51
16. Oldham 42 13 11 18 -10 50
17. Coventry 43 16 11 16 -2 49
18. Colchester 43 11 13 19 -12 46
19. Tranmere 43 12 10 21 -24 46
20. Crewe 43 12 10 21 -27 46

Breaking League News

Rotherham : 19/04/2014 10:36:00
RUFC - View From The Opposition - Wolves
Rotherham : 19/04/2014 10:18:00
Peterborough : 19/04/2014 10:01:00
Rate The Ref - Bradford City v Posh (Poll)
Peterborough : 19/04/2014 09:29:00
Clough admits he took a gamble against Stevenage
Sheff Utd : 19/04/2014 08:00:00
It's kicking off In Swindon Town Boardroom Again
Swindon : 19/04/2014 07:42:00
Swindon Beat Coventry 2-1
Swindon : 19/04/2014 07:26:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

This Season, Have You Been To Watch City
Suggested By:  Editor
More 34%
Less 66%
The Same 0%