Newcastle United 3-2 Vitesse

Newcastle United hosted Dutch side Vitesse at St. James’ Park on Saturday afternoon in their latest pre-season friendly as they prepare for life in the Championship. Rafa Benitez named a strong starting eleven for the fixture and it was soon evident that The Magpies were technically superior to their opponents. With the 2016/17 campaign getting…

Kyel Reid gets fans reeling

Coventry City announced the signing of winger Kyel Reid on Thursday evening and his arrival was greeted with real positivity from supporters. The former Preston North End man joins the club on a two-year deal after his contract expired at Deepdale, despite interest from other clubs. During a loan spell at Bradford City last season,…

Norwich City 3-0 Coventry City

Following Saturday’s 2-0 victory over Newport County, Coventry City made the long trip to Carrow Road on Tuesday night to face Championship outfit Norwich City. With City academy graduate James Maddison now representing The Canaries, along with former loanee Jacob Murphy, supporters would be relishing the chance to cast an eye over their progress.  I…

Newport County 0-2 Coventry City

The Sky Blues made the long journey to Wales on Saturday to face League Two side Newport County. With a youthful City side claiming victory over Rugby Town last time out, Tony Mowbray would be hoping his starlets could impress again at Spytty Park. The supporters who made the trip were also hoping for a…

England roll the dice with Allardyce

In charge of Sunderland’s friendly versus Hartlepool United on Wednesday night, named as England manager on Friday, it has been quite a week for ‘Big Sam’ within the crazy realms of football. Following The Three Lions’ round of 16 defeat to Iceland just a few weeks ago, the hierarchy in charge of the FA were…

Gary Alexander Interview

Current Greenwich Borough manager Gary Alexander joined me on The Coaching Network’s sports podcast for an interview special.  The former West Ham United, Exeter City, Swindon Town, Hull City, Leyton Orient, Millwall, Brentford, Crawley Town, AFC Wimbledon and Burton Albion striker looked back on his playing days, describing how it feels to have played at…

Nuneaton Town 1-2 Coventry City

During a seemingly endless off-season period without domestic football, fans all across the nation had to settle for digging their teeth into Euro 2016. However, with England’s catastrophic failure firmly lodged at the back of our minds, attention once again switched to Coventry City and the first game of the latest pre-season schedule. As the…

Interview with David Hunt

Today I interviewed former Crystal Palace, Leyton Orient, Brentford, Northampton Town and Oxford United footballer David Hunt for The Coaching Network – feel free to have a listen:

Sky Blues sign striking duo

Coventry City announced their first two signings of the summer when the transfer window opened as Kwame Thomas and Marvin Sordell made the move to the Ricoh Arena. With most other clubs in League One already bolstering their squads with fresh acquisitions, some fans of the Midlands outfit were beginning to worry about the threadbare…