Tag Archives: Coventry

Golden goal: Keith Houchen for Coventry City v Tottenham (1987) | Daniel Harris | Football

When is a question not a question? When it’s an exclamation! Consider: “Did you see that!” – I know you did; “Are you kidding me!” – I know you’re not; “What on earth!” – neither of us have a clue. Reactions like these distill what makes sport sport, shared moments …

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Coventry rugby club take legal advice as coronavirus insurance row escalates | Sport

Coventry have taken legal advice and launched a petition that has been signed by thousands of businesses in the leisure industry after the Championship club’s insurer refused to pay out when the season ended prematurely. Income from the club’s stadium, Butts Park Arena, stopped abruptly because of the coronavirus lockdown. …

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My favourite game: Cardiff v Coventry at Cardiff Arms Park, 1972 | Sport

Players, including Barry John and Gareth Edwards (seated on ground right and left respectively), and staff of Cardiff rugby club ahead of the 1971-72 season.

There are many images of Barry John, but a personal favourite is of the outside-half sitting on the ball where the touchline met the 22 on the side of the main stand as Cardiff slid towards defeat against a club that was then one of the strongest in Britain. He …

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Football League: Leeds move top of Championship, Coventry beat Ipswich | Football

Championship Leeds moved to the top of the table with a Yorkshire derby victory over Huddersfield. Luke Ayling’s stunning volley put them into a third-minute lead and Patrick Bamford’s first goal in eight games removed doubt in the second half as Marcelo Bielsa’s side made the most of West Brom’s …

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