Coventry City FC

Coventry City has been a member of the football league since 1919 and reached the top division for the first time in 1967. Their highest position in Division 1 was the sixth place which happened in the 1969 – 1970 season. Coventry won the FA Cup in 1987 and have been semi-finalists two times in the Football League Cup.

Basic facts

Founded: 1883
Country: England
City: Coventry

Home grounds

Dowells Field (1883-1887)
Stoke road (1887-1899)
Highfield Road (1899-2005)
Ricoh Arena (2005-)

Main Trophies

FA Cup: 1

Ricoh Arena interior
Ricoh Arena in 2008.

History

The history of the club begins in 1883 as Singer’s FC (the team was founded by workers on a bicycle fabric called Singer’s). In 1898 the name was changed to Coventry City FC.

Trivia

Football clubs also founded in 1883

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Football clubs ordered after establishment

Premier League record

Season Position Points Notes
2015-16 - -  
2014-15 - -  
2013-14 - -  
2012-13 - -  
2011-12 - -  
2010-11 - -  
2009-10 - -  
2008-09 - -  
2007-08 - -  
2006-07 - -  
2005-06 - -  
2004-05 - -  
2003-04 - -  
2002-03 - -  
2001-02 - -  
2000-01 19 34 Relegated
1999-00 14 44  
1998-99 15 42  
1997-98 11 52  
1996-97 17 41  
1995-96 16 38  
1994-95 16 50  
1993-94 11 56  
1992-93 15 52  

Premier League – facts, stats and history

References:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coventry_City_F.C.
Premier League by Gunnar Persson

Image sources:
Julieanne Savage