Trust Statement on High Court Proceedings
By The West Terrace
Friday 22 Mar 2013 20:08:00
Browse all Latest News articles

Trust Statement on High Court Proceedings

Like all fans of Coventry City, the Sky Blue Trust is watching with deep concern the latest twist in the dispute between owners of the Ricoh Arena, Arena Coventry Limited and the owners of Coventry City FC, SISU Capital.

The adjournment today by the judge of ACL’s application to the Court until Tuesday 26 March was made, we understand, in order to allow time for more clarity to be obtained about the position of the various companies involved in the running of the Club and the reported actions of the Club’s owners.

We are concerned about the rumours that SISU were exploring options for the Club to play home matches at another Midlands stadium. We feel strongly that City home games should be played in Coventry.  We were pleased to hear an ACL representative confirm that this will continue to be possible, at the Ricoh.

The Sky Blue Trust is deeply concerned at the threats this continuing legal wrangling pose for the future of our Club. We hope the Football League will clarify the position from their point of view, as soon as possible.

However, it is now vital that we do all we can to support the Club and its staff at this time. We must not forget that there are people who depend on the Football Club for their livelihoods, and it is vital that their interests, and those of the wider community, are not forgotten in all of this.

The Trust is seeking early meetings with all interested parties as a matter of urgency, in order to register our interest and to explore positive ways forward. It is now vital that, as fans, we do all we can to secure a long-term, sustainable and successful future for the Club, based on sound financial management and a long-term plan.  We believe firmly and unwaveringly that such a future depends on supporters being properly involved in the ownership and running of the Club.

To rate this article select the number of stars you think perfectly rates this article.
Current overall rating after 0 votes: 0.00
Are You A Potential FansOnline Site Manager?
If you would like to run a site for a team not already featured on FansOnline, please get in touch and we will be happy to create the site for you.

Click here to contact us if you have what it takes to become a fansonline site manager

Advertise On
Showcase your products and services to our members at some of the best rates in the industry.

With various advertising opportunities and placements why not get in touch to discuss your requirements today?

Click here to contact us to discuss your advertising needs.

Fansonline Home | About Fansonline | Contact Fansonline | Privacy Policy | TOS

Copyright © 2008 to 2020 Ltd Ltd
Brentnall Center
Gilkes Street