UK time is: 22:14:51
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

On this day: Sunday stroll

Long after the rest of the football world had gone on their summer holidays, Coventry City took on champions Everton on 26 May 1985 looking to complete yet another great escape.

A flu virus earlier in the season had caused the postponement of some of the Sky Blues' games and they were left needing three straight wins to overhaul Norwich and stay up.

Close-fought victories over relegated Stoke City and then Luton Town meant it all came down to an 11:30am start on a Sunday morning at Highfield Road.

Luckily Everton looked to have been celebrating their title win and were firmly in second gear as a crowd of 21,596 saw goals from Cyrille Regis (2), Micky Adams and Terry Gibson seal a 4-1 win.




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 May 26 2007

Time: 12:00AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Coventry City Articles

Wanderers Test for Sky Blues (Monday September 1 2014)

Stats: Swindon Town v Coventry City (Monday September 1 2014)

Previously...At The Ricoh (Part One) (Sunday August 31 2014)

Hard Fought Point for City (Saturday August 30 2014)

Can City Take 3 Points Back Home? (Thursday August 28 2014)

CCFC: Under-21's Impress (Monday August 25 2014)

Weekend Reaction: Pressley on Point (Sunday August 24 2014)

Stats: MK Dons v Coventry City (Saturday August 23 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

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Swindon 1 - 1 Coventry
MK Dons 0 - 0 Coventry
Bradford 3 - 2 Coventry
Coventry 2 - 2 Barnsley
Coventry 1 - 0 Sheff Utd

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
12. Sheff Utd 5 2 1 2 0 7
13. Gillingham 5 2 1 2 -1 7
14. Leyton Orient 5 1 3 1 1 6
15. Coventry 5 1 3 1 0 6
16. Crawley 5 2 0 3 -3 6
17. Oldham 5 1 2 2 -1 5
18. Port Vale 5 1 2 2 -1 5

Breaking League News

Donnelly Goes With Hill's Best Wishes
Rochdale : 01/09/2014 22:02:00
Cresswell Leaves For Northampton Town
Fleetwood : 01/09/2014 21:54:00
Alan Navarro Announces Retirement
Swindon : 01/09/2014 21:50:00
Cod Army Preview: Fleetwood v Morecambe
Fleetwood : 01/09/2014 21:30:00
Hill Thanks Bowyer & Blackburn
Rochdale : 01/09/2014 21:16:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Which Away Trip Are You Looking Forward To The Most?
Suggested By:  Editor
Barnsley 8%
Chesterfield 4%
Doncaster Rovers 1%
Fleetwood Town 13%
MK Dons 44%
Notts County 1%
Preston North End 1%
Rochdale 3%
Sheffield United 3%
Other 22%