Coventry City - An Elephant on it's knees
1883 - Founded as Singers FC
1898 - Changed name from Singers FC to Coventry City FC
1899 - Moved to Highfield Road, their home of 106 years.
1901 - Lost 11-2 to Berwick Rangers in FA cup Qualifying round
1919 - Voted into Football league
1928 - only 2059 attended game vs Crystal Palace, lowest attendance in history
1931 - Signed Clarrie Burton who went on to be Coventys all time top scorer.
1934 - Beat Bristol City 9-0
1936 - Won first ever title (Third division south championship)
1958 - Alf wood becomes oldest player - 43 years of age.
1961 - Jimmy Hill appointed manager - Start of sky blue revolution
1964 - Coventry promoted to Division two (now championship)
1967 - Promoted to Division one (now premier league) Highest attendance of 51000
1969 - Highest finishing position 6th.
1970 - lost 7-3 to Bayern Munich in Fairs cup (Europa League.)
1977 - Coventry and Bristol both avoid relegation at Sunderlands expense
1981 - Semi finalists in League cup
1987 - FA cup winners
1991 - Founding member of Premier League
2001 - Relegation from Premier Leauge - ending 34 years in the top flight
2005 - Relocated to Ricoh Arena.
2007 - Narrowly avoided administration
2012 - Relegation from championship
A club with a very indifferent history. mostly at domestic level.
Mark Robbins Leaves Post:
Today it has been announced that Mark Robbins, new Coventry City manager has left his position as manager. Coventry will now be looking for a new manager, and hope to appoint one before the season starts.
More to follow.....
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