Terry McPhillips has revealed that he will be holding more talks with Blackpool’s board over the possibility of being the permanent manager at the club.McPhillips was appointed on an interim basis but Blackpool have been quite spectacular under his regime. A 3-3 draw with Macclesfield extended their unbeaten run to an incredible seven matches. Macclesfield were able to get the better of Blackpool in this EFL Trophy match due to a penalty shootout but it was still a remarkable result for Blackpool.McPhillips did not lose his first eight matches since taking over as the interim boss.
After having been impressed with the results underMcPhillips, it is understood that Blackpool are interested in holding further talks with the manager over a permanent position.Blackpool could have easily won the game against Macclesfield had it not been for some poor finishing. It once again reiterated the need for signing a new centre forward.McPhillips is confident about bringing in a couple of players in the next few days. The club are up against Bradford during the weekend. This gives a great opportunity forMcPhillips to get his team back to winning ways. Even though the club are unbeaten in the last four League One games, Blackpool have only picked up seven points so far this season.
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Coventry City are set to wear a one-off jersey when they play Exeter City in the League Two playoff, as per reports. The club has reportedly run out of this season’s home kit. Hence, The Sky Blues will play on May 28 at Wembley wearing a surprise one-off shirt.
Coventry defeated Nott County in the semifinal and could get promoted if things go according to plan but they would be wearing a limited edition sky blue stripped shirt. The new shirt was specially commissioned for the playoff final; with the chief executive of the club Dave Boddy adding that the kit has much history for the club.
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Coventry City proved they have one of the best defence in the League Two.
The Sky Blues have maintained their brilliant start to the new season, keeping four clean sheets and conceding just goals in the league. After six games, they have scored five goals with the most recent being against struggling Port Vale.
Jodi Jones netted the sole goal against Port Vale as the promotion hopefuls continue their fine form. The issued Vale their fifth successive loss in the league, leaving them at the bottom of the table. Manager Michael Brown is already feeling the heat as the side continue to record poor results.
The in-form Jones scored from the edge of the box in the 24th minute. They could have extended the tally way more but they blew several chances. After the break, they kept on losing their opportunities. Continue reading “COVENTRY MAINTAIN EXCELLENT START TO NEW SEASON”
Coventry City have been making the buzz of recent due to their summer transfer moves.
Nine players have joined the team since the end of the last season. The coach Mark Robbins is keen on getting his side ready so they can bond well before the league resumes. Bookies have been impressed but can City get promotion May next year?
Dion Kelly-Evans, Lee Burge, Ryan Haynes and Chris Stokes renewed their contract with the club as a show of commitment and good faith. Liam O’Brien, Peter Vincenti, Dominic Hyam, Jack Grimmer, Michael Doyle, Marc McNulty, Liam Kelly and MaximeBiamou have joined, tapping into the Robins project. Continue reading “CAN COVENTRY GET PROMOTION THIS SEASON?”
Former Coventry City academy player James Maddison is backing Coventry City for promotion next season.
He said that he was sad when he heard that Coventry City was relegated from league one but he believes that this will only be temporary.
The player who is now at Norwich City believes that the club is now in the hands of a good manager and that there is no doubt that they will be able to win promotion to League One next season itself.
He said that despite the fact that he is far from his hometown he always go to see them play whenever he has the chance.
He believes that there are some good players with experience in the team and that they will be able to bounce back to League One. Continue reading “Maddison backing Coventry City”
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.” Continue reading “TIM FISHER – WE ARE STILL LEAVING RICOH ARENA”