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Latest Coventry City transfer news: Ponticelli hint, defender move planned, Aston Villa hope

Coventry City won their third League One away clash on the bounce on Saturday to stay right on the heels of the automatic promotion positions.

Mark Robins side’ recorded a superb 1-0 victory at Doncaster Rovers, courtesy of Jordan Shipley’s strike, and sit just three points outside the ...

2020-01-21 06:08 open_in_new
'Great for the club' - Last chance to get tickets for Coventry City's FA Cup tie with Blues

Coventry City’s FA Cup game against Birmingham City is heading for a sell out of available seating after the fourth round tie has attracted plenty of interest from both sets of supporters.

The Sky Blues have sold around 9,500 tickets with sales on temporary hold for non-season ticket ...

2020-01-21 06:08 open_in_new
“Incredible” - Coventry City boss Mark Robins’s take on the final run-in

Coventry City were one of six of the current top seven League One sides to win at the weekend as the so-called business end of the season gets going.

Having topped the division for weeks going into the festive period, Wycombe Wanderers managed to bring a halt to a wobble that saw them pick ...

2020-01-20 13:20 open_in_new
HS2 'could cost nearly double' previous estimates

A Government review is set to reveal the HS2 project, which runs through Warwickshire countryside, would cost nearly double previous estimates.

The high-speed rail project was forecast to cost £55 billion two years ago.

However it could be as much as £106 billion, according to an ...

2020-01-20 13:20 open_in_new
Train services hit by delays after signalling fault at Birmingham International

Trains into and out of Coventry Railway Station have been hit by delays this morning.

It’s due to a fault with the signalling system at Birmingham International.

Trains are expected to be delayed by up to 15 minutes until approximately 10am this morning.

People are being ...

2020-01-20 13:20 open_in_new
Cyclist injured in crash on Tamworth Road in Coventry

A cyclist is being treated by paramedics after a crash on Tamworth Road in Coventry this morning.

The road has been closed in both directions between Long Lane and Hollyfast Lane, and is likely to remain closed for several hours.

The incident is having a major effect on commuters ...

2020-01-20 13:20 open_in_new
Van driver on false plates makes away with £107 worth of fuel

A brazen van driver filled up more than £100 worth of fuel and then drove off from a petrol station in Nuneaton.

Police are investigating the theft from a service station on Hinckley Road.

Officers say that two white vans pulled onto the forecourt and one of the drivers from one of ...

2020-01-20 13:20 open_in_new
You can now apply to be on a dating show where single women trial live-in boyfriends

If you've had enough of dating apps, Channel 4 is on the lookout for contestants for a new dating show called Five Guys a Week.

And it will see five potential suiters moving in with you – all at once.

Channel 4 say the series is "an antidote to traditional dating shows, ...

2020-01-20 13:20 open_in_new
Cat lovers urged to nominate furry friends in National Cat Awards 2020

Cat lovers are being urged to nominate their furry friends in the biggest feline event of the year - the National Cat Awards 2020.

The awards, run by the charity Cats Protection, celebrates the nation’s most loveable cats with heartwarming stories of devotion.

The star-studded ...

2020-01-20 13:20 open_in_new
Five parts of the house you're probably not cleaning enough according to Mrs Hinch

There are five places of most people's homes which aren't getting cleaned enough - according to a woman who'd know.

Mrs Hinch is creating a storm on social media with her cleaning tips which are 'changing lives'.

The cleaning queen, whose real name is Sophie ...

2020-01-20 13:20 open_in_new
Police issue update after schoolboy stabbed in front of his mum

A 10-year-old boy is in a stable condition after being stabbed in front of his mother this weekend.

CoventryLive reported this weekend how the youngster was stabbed in a Leicester street.

Police are appealing for witnesses while the schoolboy is treated in hospital.

The ...

2020-01-20 13:20 open_in_new
Teen assaulted on main road in Nuneaton during rush hour

A teenager was attacked on a busy road near Nuneaton town centre.

But the victim, who has not been identified, refused hospital treatment.

Social media was awash with rumours about what had happened on Leicester Road.

Police and West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) have ...

2020-01-20 13:20 open_in_new
Car dealer fined after selling motor with string of defects including faulty brakes

A car dealer has been fined more than £2,000 for selling an 'unroadworthy' vehicle to an undercover Trading Standards officer.

The Peugeot 206 had a catalogue of defects from defective brakes to a severe engine oil leak and a severely corroded fuel tank support ...

2020-01-20 13:20 open_in_new
Schoolboys to appear in court over knife charges

A pair of schoolboys will appear in court charged with possession of knives in Bedworth.

Two 14-year-old boys, who cannot be identified, were arrested in Rye Piece Ringway yesterday afternoon (January 19).

They were questioned in connection with possession of knives.

They have ...

2020-01-20 13:20 open_in_new
'Right thing to do' - Coventry City's Corrie star fan's FA Cup plan for Birmingham City

Coventry-born actor and life-long Sky Blues fan Graeme Hawley is hoping he and his fellow supporters can show their appreciation to groundshare landlords Birmingham City when the two clubs meet at St Andrew's in the FA Cup.

Mark Robins 's men are set to face Pep Clotet's ...

2020-01-17 21:17 open_in_new
Where are they now? The Coventry City side from Mark Robins' first match in charge

Coventry City are flying high in League One as Mark Robins targets promotion to the Championship.

But, unsurprisingly, his Sky Blues squad are unrecognisable from his first stint at the club when he had fans dreaming of the play-offs before leaving for Huddersfield Town.

That ...

2020-01-17 21:17 open_in_new
The important pub information for Coventry City and Birmingham City fans ahead of FA Cup clash

Coventry City and Birmingham City fans will both be welcomed into a regular pre and post-match pub during their FA Cup meeting.

The Roost, based on Cattell Road and just minutes from St Andrew’s, is a regular spot for home supporters in B9 on matchday.

This season, of course, that ...

2020-01-17 21:17 open_in_new
Leamington stabbing victim named as family pay tribute

Police have named a teenager who was fatally stabbed in Leamington on Wednesday.

The 17-year-old victim has been named as Nasir Patrice from Birmingham.

His death happened in a double stabbing ion Leamington on Wednesday (January 15).

Nasir’s family have paid tribute to him ...

2020-01-17 21:17 open_in_new
‘Fights at Coventry were like Tyson in The Hangover’ - Former Sky Blues star lifts lid on time at club

Former Coventry City striker Jay Bothroyd has spoken about his time at the club, from fitting in under manager Gordon Strachan to fights at the training ground.

The 37-year-old was just 18 when he signed for then Premier League Sky Blues for £1million from Arsenal – a weighty price tag ...

2020-01-17 10:47 open_in_new
Nightclub stabber turned in by mum after walking out of prison

A racist thug jailed for stabbing two people outside a night club in the city walked out of the open prison where he was being held and called his mum - who then called the cops on him.

Jamie Hislop, previously of Cottage Farm Road, Keresley, Coventry, was sentenced to six years and nine ...

2020-01-17 10:47 open_in_new
Bristol Rovers to be without manager Ben Garner for Coventry City FA Cup replay

Bristol Rovers will be without their boss Ben Garner for Tuesday night's FA Cup repeat with Coventry City after the club confirmed the manager has taken a leave of absence from the role.

The two sides will meet again this week after a hard-fought and thoroughly entertaining third ...

2020-01-13 05:56 open_in_new