Vital Football

Latest Coventry City News

The rumour round-up (1)

The rumour round-up (1)

Since the end of last season Coventry City have been linked with a whole host of potential new signings, with boss Iain Dowie making 9 additions to his squad to date.

Now that the transfer activity is set to die down while the ownership of the club is sorted out, Vital Coventry looks at the players who have been mentioned as possibles for the Ricoh Arena this summer.

Leon Best - linked with a number of clubs including Leicester City and Nottingham Forest over the summer, the young striker signed a three-year deal with the Sky Blues last week. Although he was out of contract at St Mary's, Southampton are due compensation due to the player's age.

Gary Borrowdale - opted to team up with his former boss Iain Dowie after the expiry of his Crystal Palace contract. As with Best, compensation will have to be paid for the left-back.

Ellery Cairo - released by Hertha Berlin in the summer, the Dutch winger joined Coventry on the same day as fellow countryman Arjan De Zeeuw.

Kris Commons - the talented midfielder, also linked with Preston and Bristol City over the summer, is staying with Nottingham Forest after signing a new one-year deal at the City Ground.

Arjan De Zeeuw - the 37-year-old centre-half agreed a one-year deal at the Ricoh Arena after leaving Wigan Athletic at the end of last season.

Julian Gray - freed by Birmingham City following their promotion to the Premiership, the 27-year-old winger has joined former Crystal Palace team-mates Michael Hughes and Gary Borrowdale at Coventry.

Luke Guttridge - Colchester United have snapped up the 25-year-old former Orient midfielder on a free transfer.

Will Haining - turned down a new contract offer at Oldham Athletic to sign for SPL side St Mirren.

Markus Heikkinen - the Finnish defender has signed a deal with Rapid Vienna following Luton's relegation from the Championship last season.

Lee Hendrie - the freed Aston Villa midfielder is still without a club despite plenty of interest from both the Premiership (Middlesbrough and Derby) and the Championship (Leicester City and Stoke).

Michael Hughes - the veteran midfielder has signed a one-year deal with Coventry after his Crystal Palace deal expired at the end of last season.

Writer:CCFC
Date:Thursday July 12 2007
Time: 11:37AM

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Bellew Lets Rip at Haye

Recent Coventry City Articles

Five Weeks To Wembley: Opponents Known This Week

Luton Town versus Oxford United in second semi-final

Stats: Coventry City v Swindon Town

All the stats from Coventry City (1) vs (3) Swindon Town, Ricoh Arena, 24 February 2017, 15:00 Att: 9,543

City Defender 'Can Play Higher'

Turnbull praised by Swindon head coach

Swindon Struggling For Goals and Form

Another battle at the bottom for the Sky Blues this Saturday

Archived Vital Coventry Articles

Vital Coventry articles from

Site Journalists

CCFC
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Can Russell Slade Save City
Suggested By: Editor
Yes: Mid-Table Beckons21%
Yes: A Last-Day Escape4%
No: We'll Improve But Not Enough13%
No: We're Sinking Fast62%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Sheff Utd 34 20 8 6 68 26
2 Scunthorpe 33 17 10 6 61 25
3 Fleetwood 34 17 10 7 61 18
4 Bolton 32 17 7 8 58 17
5 Bradford 34 13 16 5 55 12
6 Southend 34 14 11 9 53 10
7 Millwall 33 14 10 9 52 7
8 Peterborough 34 14 8 12 50 3
9 Oxford 32 14 7 11 49 9
10 Rochdale 32 14 6 12 48 2
11 Bristol Rovers 34 12 11 11 47 -2
12 Walsall 34 11 13 10 46 -3
13 Wimbledon 33 10 13 10 43 1
14 Charlton 33 9 15 9 42 5
15 MK Dons 33 11 9 13 42 1
16 Northampton 34 11 7 16 40 -7
17 Gillingham 34 9 12 13 39 -9
18 Shrewsbury 34 10 8 16 38 -12
19 Bury 34 10 7 17 37 -10
20 Oldham 34 8 12 14 36 -12
21 Port Vale 32 8 10 14 34 -17
22 Swindon 34 8 9 17 33 -16
23 Chesterfield 34 7 7 20 28 -25
24 Coventry 33 5 10 18 25 -23
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Coventry City Results (view all)

Coventry City Fixtures (view all)

Feb 28 2017 7:45PM : Bury (a)
Sky Bet League One
Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Shrewsbury Town (a)
Sky Bet League One
Mar 11 2017 3:00PM : Bradford City (H)
Sky Bet League One
Mar 14 2017 7:45PM : Southend United (H)
Sky Bet League One
Mar 18 2017 3:00PM : Milton Keynes Dons (a)
Sky Bet League One
Mar 25 2017 3:00PM : Bristol Rovers (H)
Sky Bet League One

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Matty Watson1
2.houchen1
Vital Football Comment