Setback to Coventry City


Coventry City’s 22-year-old winger Jodi Jones has suffered a major injury on his right knee. In a setback to the club, Jones ruptured the Anterior Cruciate Ligament or ACL of his knee while training with the team last week.

This is the third time in as many years that the key to Coventry’s forward line will go under the surgeon’s knife. He was earlier operated upon for injuries to his left knee in 2018 as well as a year later. The club’s management expressed disappointment at the development but hoped that with the intervention of the best surgeon in Europe Jodi will rejoin his passion on the field sooner than later. The club’s management has assured of facilitating the best medical help to the player.
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EFL Suspended, Coventry City Players Face Problems

A report has been published stating that the players of Coventry City and their counterparts in English Football League have been informed that it is not compulsory for them to play games during the COVID-19 pandemic when the season resumes ultimately. The chiefs of English Football League have all come up with a temporary idea so that they can restart the season on 6th June provided the environment and the conditions are safe by then for playing.

Rick Parry is the EFL Chairman. He said that he is keen to finish the season and wants all the remaining matches to be played which includes the play-offs that generally happen at the end of the season. He has insisted to play the games behind-closed-doors if possible by July end only if the players feel safe to play.
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Martin Keown, none for his hay days at Arsenal says in spite of the call for Phil Jones to retire from football and try other sports, the Manchester United center back remains a great player. He remains one of the most expensive teenage defender to have joined the Red Devils.

Many people aren’t even aware he is still at United. His appearance on the bench or field is always greeted with shock. Many think he is on loan at clubs like Coventry. The number of blunders he commits on the field of play is the number of times he’s played. There is no surprise in seeing fans shocked to see his name on the team sheet. The only surprised is if one does not understand why the fans feel that way.



Coventry City were disappointed after playing a 2-2 draw with Peterborough United in their League One. The match which was a game of two halves saw Coventry dominate large spells of the game before the Home team snatched a draw in the 95th minute.



Coventry manager Mark Robins revealed after the game that the team was disappointed with the result which saw them drop to sixth on the standings. Coventry came into the match with a gameplan to disrupt the rhythm of the game and make life difficult for Peterborough.



Manchester United began their pre-season tour with victory against A-League outfit Perth Glory last Saturday. Star forward Marcus Rashford and James Garner scored the goals to kick-off the pre-season.

 During the game manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer used 23 players as he rotated his first team. After the victory attention turns to the Red Devils clash against Leeds United on Wednesday and Solskjaer could make additional changes to the team.

The Norwegian is experimenting with his best 11 and he could feasibly field the lineup that could face Chelsea in the Premier League on opening day.

Solskjaer has already revealed that David de Gea would start in the game against Leeds and a defensive line of Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Axel Tuanzebe, Victor Lindelof and Luke Shaw. This is most likely to be the got to the lineup for the club next season.

Paul Pogba, NemanjaMatic and Scot McTominay could feature from the start in the midfield bringing creativity and stability.

Upfront Anthony Martial would be expected to start on the left and Daniel James on the left as both players would add width and goalscoring threat. Meanwhile Marcus Rashford would be expected to lead the line on Wednesday.

Meanwhile on the transfer front Manchester United have made strides and have been linked with a move for several players. United are looking to bring in Portuguese midfielder Bruno Fernandes in the coming days.

The Portuguese international is valued at £70 million and has been constantly linked with a move to the Red Devils. It is thought that the club are hopeful of completing the deal by the end of the week.

Leicester midfielder James Maddison has also been heavily linked to the club with reports suggesting that the Old Trafford outfit is preparing a huge bid for his services.

The former Coventry City midfielder is regarded as one of the top creative young midfielders in the EPL and manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is keen on the England u21 international.


Coventry defender Tom Davies has been linked with Bristol Rovers according to reports from the local media. The defender is set to be a free agent this summer after the club decided not to activate the additional year option in his contract.

According to CoventryLive Bristol Rovers coach Graham Coughlan is keen on signing the sturdy defender in the summer. It is understood that the club would offer the player a contract in the coming days which would see him join former teammates Abu Ogogo and Johnson Clarke-Harris at Rovers.

Davies spoke to the local media revealing the extent of the situation between him and Coventry City. According to the 27-year-old, there was an agreement that the club would activate the additional year on his contract unless the club saw a better defender in the market.

He insisted that he has no regrets about the way the situation occurred as the club had been straightforward with him. This looks to be the case as the Coventry City decided against signing the defender for another year

The club moved quickly to sign Kyle McFadzean as his replacement meaning that Davies would have to look for a club in the offseason.

The tough-tackling defender has not played a lot of games in during his time at the club featuring mainly as a sub. He played a total of 50 matches for the League Two side. A move to Bristol Rovers could be what he needs to rediscover his form.

Davies is known as a tough defender to beat, excellent aerially and would be a good addition to the Bristol Rovers squad. It is still early days and there could be an unexpected twist on the way as other clubs could be lining up offers for the defender.