Sport Latest Coventry City news: Pundit assesses Sky Blues season, CEO heaps praise on fans, Godden explains celebration
Edun starts: The predicted Blackburn Rovers XI to face Coventry City on Saturday
Blackburn Rovers host Coventry City on Saturday aiming to get their form back on track after the international break and pick up all three points against their high-flying opponents. Tony Mowbray’s side had been enjoying a strong start to the campaign and were sat inside the top-six in the Championship after their 5-1 thrashing of […]Tony Mowbray’s side had been enjoying a strong start to the campaign and were sat inside the top-six in the Championship after their 5-1 thrashing of Cardiff City.
Coventry City head into this weekend’s clash with struggling Hull City sitting in fourth place in the Championship – a remarkable feat considering it is just their second season back in the second tier.
There’s a chasing back behind ready to try and overtake the Sky Blues but they’ve been in remarkable form especially at home during this campaign, winning every match as hosts until Derby County stopped that run last weekend with a 1-1 draw.
Despite not being as potent on the road, there will be extreme confidence going into their match this weekend, with the Tigers who are struggling for results at the bottom end of the league.
Man City fans praise Palmer after his first Champions League goal
The 19-year-old came on as a 65th minute substitute for Kevin De Bruyne and made an immediate impact. He was found by Raheem Sterling and coolly slotted past the keeper.The 19-year-old came on as a 65th minute substitute for Kevin De Bruyne and made an immediate impact.
There’s no team news yet to report from Coventry’s end before that clash, so let’s look at the rest of the news coming out of the CBS Arena this week.
Goodman not shocked by Sky Blues form
Many may be surprised that after 14 matches the Sky Blues sit fourth in the Championship – but it doesn’t shock Don Goodman.
The former Wolves striker toldthat he expected Coventry to do well this season and they’re more-than proving him right.
“They drew 0-0 with Watford last season and were the far better team, so they showed their capabilities,” Goodman said.
“A few weeks later they beat Brentford, so we got glimpses of what Coventry can do and they’ve brought people in to improve their team, so I’m not too surprised at them other than the fact that they’re fourth.”
2 big dilemmas facing Mark Robins ahead of Coventry’s clash v Derby
Coventry City will be looking to put another three points on the board today as they host Derby County. The Sky Blues have enjoyed an excellent start to the season and an excellent start to life back at the Coventry Building Society Arena. Mark Robins’ men have won each of their six games at home, […]The Sky Blues have enjoyed an excellent start to the season and an excellent start to life back at the Coventry Building Society Arena.
CEO praises Cov fans
Dave Boddy has been the CEO of Coventry City since February 2017, and a lot of things have happened in that time.
He is the man though that was able to push through a deal for the club to not only return to the Coventry Building Society Arena after two years away, but is also behind plans for the Sky Blues to build their own stadium in the near future.
And in an interview with the, Boddy has heaped praise on the Coventry faithful for getting behind their team in both numbers and noise-wise, which may be contributing to their fantastic start to the campaign.
“It is not just the numbers, it is the noise they are generating,” Boddy.
“The supporters have been galvanised by the return to Coventry. They are incredible.”
Godden explains lawnmower celebration
With three goals in seven Championship appearances this season, Matty Godden has a respectable goal ratio and he’s also recently been rewarded with a new contract, which is the least he deserves.
Don Goodman delivers honest verdict on Coventry City’s start to the current campaign
Former Wolverhampton Wanderers player Don Goodman has admitted that isn’t surprised by the fact that Coventry City have made a positive start to the 2021/22 campaign in the Championship as he believes that the club illustrated some real signs of promise at this level last season. The Sky Blues managed to pick up encouraging results […]The Sky Blues managed to pick up encouraging results in their clashes with Watford and Brentford who both went on to secure promotion to the Premier League earlier this year.
After serving a two-match ban following the 4-1 drubbing over Fulham, where he was charged with simulation, the striker returned to the line-up and the scoresheet against Derby County last weekend, where he brought out a lawnmower celebration with Fankaty Dabo to the amusement of many.
In a, Godden has now revealed where this originates from – his two-year old son is obsessed with the garden appliance and it has stuck – so there you go!
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Ben Sheaf starts: The predicted Coventry City XI to face Bristol City tomorrow .
Coventry City will be looking to deliver a response to their recent defeat to Swansea City when they host Bristol City in the Championship this weekend. The Sky Blues’ unbeaten home run was brought to an end by the Jacks on Tuesday as goals from Jamie Paterson and Joel Piroe secured victory for the visitors. […]The Sky Blues’ unbeaten home run was brought to an end by the Jacks on Tuesday as goals from Jamie Paterson and Joel Piroe secured victory for the visitors.