|Clubs||Coventry City FC|
|Cost||113 mln Ł|
Stadium of the Year: Meet the Juror – Robert Kennedy
Today we begin our presentation of the three Jurors who are evaluating this year's contender. First, in alphabetical order is Robert D. Kennedy, who's got some 500,000 seats on his account, from Glasgow to Gujarat.
England: New stadium plan by Coventry City?
Another turbulence in Coventry, where stadium issue for Coventry City remains unresolved for the third consecutive year. Instead of Ricoh Arena the club now want to expand a smaller rugby stadium.
Coventry: New stadium for Sky Blues? Nobody knows
While the club assure it’s progressing, no public institution knows anything about the planned 23,000-capacity stadium. Or that’s what Coventry Telegraph and Sky Blue Trust managed to establish.
Coventry: Dream homecoming for City
After 15-month-long ordeal a happy ending happened yesterday in Coventry. City won their first game home at Ricoh Arena and were watched by a stunning crowd of over 27,000 people!
Coventry: City agree return to Ricoh Arena
After months of quarrels agreement has been reached and Coventry City is coming back home. The new deal will last at least 2 years, causing celebrations among fans.
10+ Ranking: Here are the best European clubs by attendance
There are 229 clubs in Europe enjoying on average 10,000 spectators and more. We list all of them to show the Continent’s most magnetic teams. Some fanbases really deserve praise for their participation, right Rangers/Portsmouth?
Coventry: Thousands demand Coventry City’s return to Ricoh
Saturday’s afternoon saw several thousand people gather in central Coventry to express their anger at SISU, club owners who relocated Coventry City to Northampton. An online petition with almost 20,000 signatures pressures authorities to take action.
Coventry: High Court smashes City over stadium loan
Owners of the English club demanded judicial review of a loan granted to Arena Coventry Limited by the city council. The judge didn’t only disagree with CCFC, he went on to blame the club owners for the need for such a loan. Ricoh Arena dispute goes on.
Coventry: “Time to consider a future for Ricoh Arena without a football team”
According to a BBC report, Coventry City Council is willing to consider bids for the Ricoh Arena and the surrounding land. The municipality is aware Coventry City FC aren’t coming back, now it’s time for new business plan for the stadium.
New design: Coventry City Stadium
After leaving the municipal Ricoh Arena the owners of Coventry City FC have now shown how their future stadium would look like. More or less, perhaps even less. But that's still progress regarding the unstable situation in Coventry.
England: Coventry City boycott their club's games
Though the Sky Blues are still a step from liquidation, the club persistently continue their policy of moving to Northampton. Fans decided to boycott the move and will go to a different stadium on league opening day.
England: Coventry City into liquidation over stadium problems
Ricoh Arena operator, main creditor of the club, refused to accept Company Voluntary Agreement, forcing Coventry City into liquidation. The club is on its knees, but this isn't seen as the end by fans.
Coventry: New stadium to copy Rotherham? Tension growing
Coventry City chief executive presented more details about the future stadium for his side, much smaller than the Ricoh Arena. Meanwhile Ricoh Arena operator threatens to sue Northampton United, should they agree to groundshare with City.
England: Coventry City relocate to Northampton, fans outraged
Some already call it ‘another Wimbledon’ after The Football League accepted Coventry City’s proposal to play home games 60km (37 miles) away, in Northampton. Supporters of City are outraged and question the intentions of both their club’s owners and governing body.
England: Coventry fans against their club moving
Appeal not to buy official club merchandise (until stadium decision is made) was issued by Coventry City supporters trust. The group organised a protest on Saturday to keep their club at Ricoh Arena. BBC report.
Coventry: Scandal approaching? City say ‘no’ to Ricoh Arena, plan new stadium
After a year-long quarrel about terms of using Ricoh Arena, Coventry City announced the club has left the venue and will not come back. Upcoming seasons will be spent on other grounds, while a new stadium is expected in 2016. PA Sport reports.
Coventry: City to leave Ricoh Arena for 2013/14?
Strong words were used by both sides, as Coventry City director claims his club is ‘locked out’ of Ricoh Arena and the stadium authority accuse him of acting against the club. Will Walsall be Sky blues’ home next season?
Coventry: City ready to leave Ricoh Arena
Two potential stadiums are taken into account. What seems less and less probable is the team staying at the current location. They simply cannot afford it, BBC reports.
England: Storm over Ricoh Arena
Will Coventry City FC go bust or lose tenancy for not paying rent for almost a year? Is the managing company in debt as well? Does the club still have a chance to buy the venue? Questions keep arising as tension grows over Ricoh Arena’s future.
England: Ticket prices breaking new records
And not the kind of records supporters would wish to see. First time ever average price for the cheapest seats in top four leagues (!) exceeded £20. That means ticket prices in England are rising at 4 times the speed of inflation – BBC Sport alarms.