Coventry Building Society Arena
|Clubs||Coventry City FC|
|Other names||Ricoh Arena (2005-2021)|
|Cost||113 mln £|
England: Coventry City to stay at CBS Arena
Coventry City have had to play at a number of different venues in recent years. When the club finally announced that they will return to CBS Arena, the deal had to be cancelled. With the new ownership, the team has reached an agreement to stay there until the end of the current season.
England: Coventry City evicted from CBS Arena!
After weeks of speculation, the sale of CBS Arena into private hands has been confirmed. Former Newcastle owner Mike Ashley has become the purchaser of the venue. He has already made his first and highly controversial decision forcing Coventry City to find a new home.
England: Coventry stadium to change ownership?
Coventry Building Society Arena is owned by Wasps RFC. The club, which has previously competed in Premiership Rugby, is in giant financial trouble and is looking for ways to pay off its debt. Selling the stadium is expected to be one of them.
England: Coventry owner confirms the need for private stadium
While the return to Coventry is no small thing, building an entirely private home ground remains the goal of Coventry City, according to owner Joy Seppala.
England: ‘The Ricoh’ no more, new naming rights in Coventry
Ever since its construction, the new Coventry stadium was sponsored by Ricoh. From this summer onwards fans will no longer attend Ricoh Arena, though. The Coventry Building Society is taking over.
England: Coventry City confirm stadium at 'master plan' stage
Sounds promising? Don’t get overly excited, relocation to a private football stadium could take 7 years. Or so the club is estimating, having recently signed the hugely popular deal to use Ricoh Arena again.
England: Coventry City to present stadium concept in early 2021?
Fresh update from the Sky Blues and University of Warwick suggests we should expect details about the planned new stadium early into next year.
England: Coventry City announce stadium location
After numerous announcements finally we know the rough area where the Sky Blues' new home could be built. Agreement with University of Warwick is the first piece of solid news in years.
England: Coventry City still aiming for a new stadium
The end goal remains moving into a stadium they would own. But for now working out a deal to return to Ricoh Arena has to go first. If it doesn't happen, it's back to Birmingham for the Sky Blues fans...
England: What's Coventry City up to this time?
Supporters of the Sky Blues were the ones to reveal that the club is considering three potential stadium locations. Coventry City FC and owners SISU don't seem to be happy about this release.
Coventry: Ricoh Arena moving towards 5G
Augmented reality half-time entertainment and 5G capability are among features to be introduced at Ricoh Arena with new Vodafone partnership.
England: Coventry saved at the last minute. For now...
Today all 72 clubs of EFL were supposed to discuss the expulsion of Coventry City, caused by continued stadium issues. As of today the Sky Blues have nowhere to play their 2019/20 campaign.
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.