The chair of troubled club Coventry City Tim Fisher has confirmed that the club was still planning on leaving Ricoh Arena.
He met with a supporters’ group where he announced thatthe club’s RFC Chairman Jon Sharp had agreed to a move that will see them share the Coventry Rugby’s Butts Park Arena.
Fisher said the owners of the club Sisu no longer have plans for a new stadium. The club is contracted to remain at Ricoh until next year.
“We weren’t able to close a land deal on our own stadium – full stop. But we have spent a lot of time working with the Football League and Coventry Rugby Club to develop a stadium which would be more than ample in terms of capacity,” Fisher said.
The chair reiterated that the plan of the club was to remain in the city. He also confirmed that Sharp has decided to commit as long as there as there was “some form of mediation.” Read More
West Ham United young midfielder, Marcus Browne has been linked to a loan move from the club to Coventry City and rumors on Twitter says the youngster has been on City’s radar since December.
Revelations by Telegraph
have it that the youngster could move quite sooner than expected to the club side.
Last month, December, had seen representatives of Sky Blues in attendance as the 19 year old attacking midfielder featured for the Under 23s of West Ham in a game against Wolves.
On Twitter, Browne has also been in contact with Jodi Jones, one of Coventry City’s players, thus sparking speculations that in no distant time, they could be teammates.
Earlier in the season, during the Checkatrade Trophy, the young midfielder had featured for West Ham against City and had showed off a very impressive form.
So far, the midfielder has made progress through the Academy ranks at West Ham. He is also very highly rated at the East-London club. Read More
English club, Coventry City have announced a new two-year shirt sponsorship deal with Coventry property estate agency Allsopp & Allsopp.
The Sky Blues have signed a six-figure agreement with the firm who have offices in Coventry, Leamington Spa and Duabi and is run by Coventry-born brothers Carl and Lewis Allsopp. The firm’s logo will continue to be sported on the home shirt but it will now also feature on the away shirt and Under-21s kits for the next two seasons.
The Executive vice chairman Chris Anderson said:
“We are delighted to be continuing our relationship with Allsopp & Allsopp.
“Their continued sponsorship represents a great show of faith in the club from a local, Coventry-based business.
“Coventry City FC is committed to working alongside local companies and businesses to help the Sky Blues’ vision grow.
“Allsopp & Allsopp have been a highly valued partner of the football club. They are proving to be hugely successful in the city and we will strive to match that success on the pitch over the course of next season!”
Allsopp Allsopp managing director Carl Allsopp added:
“We’re delighted we’ve secured another two seasons with our logo on the Coventry City shirt. There are two reasons. Read More