100 episodes

A weekly round-up of all things Coventry City, the roller coaster ride of being part of part of the Sky Blue Army, presented by Lorna Bailey and a cast of fans.

Sky Blues Fancast: A Coventry City Podcast BBC Coventry & Warwickshire

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A weekly round-up of all things Coventry City, the roller coaster ride of being part of part of the Sky Blue Army, presented by Lorna Bailey and a cast of fans.

    So good he named her Wembley!

    So good he named her Wembley!

    For all football fans or football widows we all know that sometimes those big FA Cup games become unmissable events, especially if your team is in the running.
    For one Coventry City fan back in 1987, the FA CUP final meant he missed the birth of his daughter, to find out more, meet Michelle WEMBLEY McQueen, yes you heard it right, he named her Wembley!

    • 2 min
    7 years of Robins!

    7 years of Robins!

    The Fancasters joined Clive after a disappointing loss against West Brom on Friday, following a controversial formation change.
    They also spoke about how Coventry City Manager Mark Robins is celebrating his 7th year at the club, becoming one of the longest-standing managers in the club's history.
    BBC CWR's Clive Eakin also caught up with Jamie McAllister, host of the podcast 'That Blind Lads podcast', which aims to promote and raise awareness around equality, diversity, and inclusion in several areas, including sports. They spoke about the latest campaign, 'Unite for Access', which is a celebration of inclusion at sports venues.
    Fancasters also looked ahead to the next league match against Rotherham and the next round of the FA Cup against Wolves.

    • 21 min
    4 points, 3 Fancasters, 2 matches, 1 Mark Robins

    4 points, 3 Fancasters, 2 matches, 1 Mark Robins

    This week, three fancasters joined BBC CWR's Clive Eakin to talk about the two games the Sky Blues played last week.
    Covering everything from Ellis Simms' strike that gave CCFC a thrilling victory over Stoke City to a Valentine's Day equaliser with Plymouth Argyle which is all included in Mark Robins' "brilliant" plan.
    They also reminisce about last seasons dream duo in Gus Hamer and Viktor Gyökeres and how Haji Wright compares.
    Sam, Antony and Joe also look ahead to next match against Preston and speculate about potential line-ups.

    • 23 min
    Rock, Paper, Scissor, Penalty?

    Rock, Paper, Scissor, Penalty?

    Fancaster Jas and BBC CWR's Clive Eakin discuss the latest Sky Blue's win against Millwall.
    They also speak about the new ticket trial for the away stand at the CBS Arena, which could increase home capacity, as well as the unlikely rock, paper, scissors game between Haji Wright and Callum O'Hare.
    Jas and Clive also look forward to the Valentine's Day trip to Plymouth.

    • 19 min
    Fortune cookies for the Transfer window

    Fortune cookies for the Transfer window

    Clive, Anthony and Ben discuss FA Cup, transfer deadline day and Bristol City at home.
    They reflect on Coventry City's fourth round FA Cup draw at Sheffield Wednesday, with Victor Torp's debut goal!

    • 21 min
    A Dave Boddy Appreciation Fancast

    A Dave Boddy Appreciation Fancast

    On this bonus episode of the Sky Blues Fancast, Lorna Bailey is joined by BBC CWR’s Clive Eakin, fans Anthony and Sam and the outgoing Chief Executive, Dave Boddy.
    He’s leaving the club at the end of January after seven years steering the club and rebuilding relationships with the fans through and after the tumultuous SISU Years.He reflects on the highs and the lows over his time at Coventry City and how he will always be a Sky Blues Fan. He talks about the difficult relationship with Rugby Club and former Owners of the CBS Arena, Wasps.
    We find out about his plans for the future and the fans have their chance to say thank you.

    • 26 min

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