Monthly Archives: July 2013

A Deal just too good to turn down?

It looks like it will go all the way to the wire.  The creditors meeting for Coventry City Football Club Ltd was today adjourned once again, at the request of ACL, the landlords at the Ricoh, with the terms of … Continue reading

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The contribution of ‘home’ in shaping identity in football.

It could be argued that this last year has been one of the most testing times to be a Sky Blues fan.  The way things are shaping up could indicate that matters are only going to get worse.  Since SISU … Continue reading

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Just what is going on now at Coventry City?

On Wednesday, the Coventry Telegraph released details of a proposed ‘secret’ meeting set to take place on Friday between ACL, the landlord at the Ricoh Arena, and representatives from Coventry City Football Club.  The two sides are set to finally … Continue reading

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The best way to ‘facilitate a competitive team’

Tim Fisher, CEO of Otium Entertainment Group Ltd, the preferred bidder to take Coventry City out of the administration process has a difficult task ahead.  On the one hand, he has to maximise the income for the club to comply … Continue reading

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Going down. The almost certain demise of the Sky Blues.

The agreement has been signed and the deal has been given the green light by the Football League.  Coventry City are set to leave the city and the Ricoh Arena to relocate to Sixfields in Northamptonshire, some 35 miles away.  … Continue reading

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The Administrators Proposal, Arvo and the Football League

The Coventry Telegraph ran the exclusive on the Administrators proposal on 5th July 2013:  Sisu agrees to write off £32m debt in Sky Blues sale to Otium for £1.5m. [The] Adminstrator’s [sic] proposal would pay ACL £550,000 while Sisu stand to lose … Continue reading

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Coventry City FC. 1883 – 2013. RIP

The friends and supporters of Coventry City FC would like to pay special tribute to the board at the Football League for all their hard work and unwavering support throughout the past couple of months.  They couldn’t have done it … Continue reading

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