Coventry City F.C.

association football club in Coventry, England

Coventry City F.C. is an English football club. They play in Coventry in the West Midlands. They first played football in 1883 and have the nickname "Sky Blues" named after the colour of the shirts they wear. They play their home matches at the Ricoh Arena stadium.

Coventry City F.C.
Full nameCoventry City Football Club
Nickname(s)Sky Blues
Founded13 August 1883; 140 years ago (1883-08-13)
(as Singers F.C.)[1]
GroundSixfields Stadium, Northampthon
ChairmanTim Fisher
ManagerStephen Pressley
LeagueLeague One
2009/10League Championship, 19th
WebsiteClub website
Ricoh Arena is where Coventry F.C. play football

Coventry City won the FA Cup in 1987 against a team from London, Tottenham Hotspur F.C..

Name change

  • 1883-1898 Singers F.C.
  • 1898-present Coventry City F.C.

League position change

Season League Position
2000/01 Premier League 19th
2001/02 First Division 11th
2002/03 First Division 20th
2003/04 First Division 12th
2004/05 League Championship 19th
2005/06 League Championship 8th
2006/07 League Championship 17th
2007/08 League Championship 21st
2008/09 League Championship 17th
2009/10 League Championship 19th
2010/11 League Championship 18th

Former position change

References change

  1. "The Sky Blues – A Brief History". Coventry City F.C. 7 November 2011. Retrieved 22 September 2012.