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Waggott impressed by candidates

Coventry's hierarchy have been impressed with the candidates interviewed so far for the managerial vacancy at Ricoh Arena. City are working their way through a nine-man shortlist for the role following Andy Thorn's sacking, with caretaker boss Richard Shaw having been grilled on Tuesday. The likes of Phil Brown, Richard Money, Steve Staunton, Dennis Wise, Kevin Blackwell...
Via Fox Soccer
September 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Sky Blues chief defends decision

The Sky Blues parted company with manager Andy Thorn over the weekend after the club started life in League One with three successive draws. Writing on the club's official website, Mr Fisher said: "Success only comes from consistent high-level performances coupled with a winning mentality - the desire to win. We cannot escape the fact that the results have not been acceptable...
Via Fox Soccer
August 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Jennings in Sky Blues talks

Jennings, who rejected the chance to stay with Scottish club Motherwell this summer, has been trying to earn a deal with the Sky Blues for the past few weeks and featured in the second half of Saturday's 2-1 pre-season victory over Bristol Rovers. The 27-year-old has impressed manager Andy Thorn and discussions are currently taking place between the two parties. Thorn told...
Via Fox Soccer
August 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Coventry not opting for long ball tactics

Manager Andy Thorn has said that Coventry City will not resort to long balls upfield in order to try and win football matches. Despite his side sitting in 23rd place, Thorn is determined to see his passing game work, and admitted “We gifted them a goal start. That happens sometimes but what really disappointed me was the way we played in the first half – going long, crashing...
Via A Different League
November 28, 2011  |  Discuss

Sky Blues snap up Gardner

The 19-year-old midfielder, who scored a brace for England Under 21s earlier this month against Iceland, joins on an initial one-month deal until January 3rd. Gardner, who is the younger brother of Sunderland midfielder Craig, is highly regarded at Villa and is tipped for a big future at Villa Park. Sky Blues boss Andy Thorn was delighted to land Gardner after reportedly beating...
Via Fox Soccer
November 24, 2011  |  Discuss

Plymouth chairman Peter Ridsdale blames distance for Freddy Eastwood snub

Plymouth chairman Peter Ridsdale has spoken out over Coventry striker Freddy Eastwood’s decision not to take up the offer to join the struggling League 2 side on loan. Citing potential distance and travel issues, Ridsdale told the Plymouth Herald: "He was just one of the players that we sounded out. So yes, the question was asked but, for whatever reason - maybe the distance...
Via A Different League
November 04, 2011  |  Discuss
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