Coventry City have made a slow start to the Championship season but picking up six points from their last four games will have relieved a lot of supporters. The Sky Blues remain rock bottom of the second tier but have played less than those around them and will be aiming to pull themselves out of the bottom three before the league pauses for the World Cup. Coventry were competing in and around the play-off picture for the majority of last season and therefore it feels like they are in a false position, after all that has gone against them at the start of the campaign.
COVENTRY CITY OUT OF EFL CUP
Coventry City have been knocked out of the EFL Cup following their defeat in the first round of the competition. The Sky Blues are no longer in the EFL Cup this season after they were beaten at home by fellow English Championship side Bristol City.
English Championship outfit Coventry City have not been able to play any game at their home ground due to the fact that the pitch is unsafe. Their home game against Bristol City in the EFL Cup on Wednesday took place at the Pirelli Stadium in Burton.Coventry City went behindon 12 minutes when experienced Scottish attacker Kal Naismithfound the back of the net. Six minutes later, Tommy Conway scored the first of his two goals to double the lead for visitors Bristol City. His brace was completed on the half-hour mark to edge his team 3-0 ahead. Continue reading “COVENTRY CITY OUT OF EFL CUP”
COCHRANE ON COVENTRY CITY RADAR
Brighton and Hove Albion left-back Alex Cochrane is a transfer target for English Championship side Coventry City according to the report from English publication The Sun. Coventry City is eyeing a move for Cochrane as a potential replacement forChelsea loanee Ian Maatsen.
Dutchman Maatsengave a good account of himself during his loan spell at Coventry City during the just concluded season. The left-sided defender joined the Sky Blues from Chelsea last summer and he’s expected to return to the Premier League team this summer in time for preseason. Also, he has been linked with Borussia Dortmund and Barcelona this season. Maatsen will most likely not return to Coventry City considering the interest in his signature. He could also stay at Chelsea though he might find it difficult to force his way into the starting XI with England international Ben Chilwell back from injury.Chilwell is back to full fitness having recovered from a serious knee injury picked up last year. Continue reading “COCHRANE ON COVENTRY CITY RADAR”
NO MCKENZIE TRANSFER FOR COVENTRY CITY
Coventry City won’t be signing Robbie McKenzie this summer according to the report from Coventry Live. English Championship outfit Coventry City are in the hunt for new players this summer and they have been seriously linked with a move for Gillingham star McKenzie.
23-year-old McKenzie has been linked with Coventry City on the back of a very good season for Gillingham in League One thoughCoventry Live reporter Andy Turner is certain that the Sky Blues are not interested in the versatile player. McKenzie can play in defence or midfield as he has demonstrated for Gillingham on numerous occasions.On McKenzie, Turner said the Hull-born man won’t be signing for Coventry City. Continue reading “NO MCKENZIE TRANSFER FOR COVENTRY CITY”
BARNSLEY EYEING SUCCESSIVE WINS AGAINST COVENTRY
English Championship bottom team Barnsley have given themselves a huge lifeline in their bid to escape demotion to League One at the end of this season following their surprising 1-0 home win over Premier League promotion chasers Queens Park Rangers (QPR) last weekend. It was their first win in 14 Championship games and they would be looking to make it two league wins in a row for the first time this season when they take on hosts Coventry City on Saturday.
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BARCELONA PLOTTING SHOCK MOVE FOR MAATSEN
Spanish giants Barcelona are reportedly eyeing a shock move for Chelsea loanee Ian Maatsen. Chelsea starlet Maatsen is presently on a season-long loan deal to Coventry City in the English Championship. The left-back joined the Sky Blues on loan at the start of the season.
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