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Coventry City

Coventry City

City: Coventry
Stadium: Sixfields Stadium
Founded: 1883
Nickname: The Sky Blues

Coventry City F.C. is an English association football club based in Coventry in the West Midlands. The team competes in League One, the third tier of the English football league system. Nicknamed the Sky Blues owing to the colour of their strip, Coventry City were formed in 1883 as Singers F.C., and they joined the Football League in 1919. Their only major trophy was won in 1987 when they beat Tottenham Hotspur 3–2 to win the FA Cup in a match listed by the FA as one of the twelve classic FA Cup Finals, and they are one of only five clubs to have ever won the FA Cup and FA Youth Cup 'double' in the same season. They also reached two Football League Cup semi-finals, in 1981 and 1990.

The club was an inaugural member of the Premier League in 1992 and had spent an impressive 34 consecutive seasons in the English top flight prior to their relegation in 2001. Following eleven seasons in the second-tier Football League Championship without any significant success, Coventry were relegated to Football League One in 2012, the first time in 48 years that the club played in the English league system's third tier.

Coventry has only qualified for European competition once, during the 1970–71 season, when they competed in the European Fairs Cup (now the UEFA Europa League), reaching the second round. Despite beating Bayern Munich 2–1 in their home leg, they had lost 1-6 in the first leg in Munich to go out of the competition. They were unable to compete in the 1987–88 UEFA Cup Winner's Cup due to the ban on English clubs at that time.

From 1899 to 2005, Coventry City played at the Highfield Road stadium. In 1981 it became the first all-seater stadium in English football, though by the late-1990s the club's directors decided it was time to construct a larger stadium and chose a site in the Rowley's Green area of the city. The 32,609 capacity Ricoh Arena was opened in August 2005, but following a rent dispute with the ground's owners the club opted to play their home games at Northampton Town's Sixfields Stadium starting in the 2013–14 season. A return to the Ricoh Arena was announced on 21 August 2014 by the club after a one-year absence.

Source: Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia

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1999-0014.Coventry City381281847-54-744
1998-9915.Coventry City381191839-51-1242
1997-9811.Coventry City3812161046-44252
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1995-9616.Coventry City388141642-60-1838
1994-9516.Coventry City4212141644-62-1850
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1992-9315.Coventry City4213131652-57-552
1991-9219.Coventry City4211112035-44-944
1990-9116.Coventry City3811111642-49-744
1989-9012.Coventry City381471739-59-2049
1988-897.Coventry City3814131147-42555
1987-8810.Coventry City4013141346-53-753
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1983-8419.Coventry City4213111857-77-2050
1982-8319.Coventry City421392048-59-1148
1981-8214.Coventry City4213111856-62-650
1980-8116.Coventry City4213101948-68-2036
1979-8015.Coventry City421671956-66-1039
1978-7910.Coventry City4214161258-68-1044
1977-787.Coventry City4218121275-621348
1976-7719.Coventry City4210151748-59-1135
1975-7614.Coventry City4213141547-57-1040
1974-7514.Coventry City4212151551-62-1139
1973-7416.Coventry City4214101843-54-1138
1972-7319.Coventry City421392040-55-1535
1971-7218.Coventry City429151844-67-2333
1970-7110.Coventry City4216101637-38-142
1969-706.Coventry City4219111258-481049
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1967-6820.Coventry City429151851-71-2033