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'Massive' Coventry City fan James Collins explains his over the top goal celebration

Coventry born striker and “massive” Sky Blues fan James Collins is backing the club to make the play-offs but remains unrepentant about his exuberant celebration after scoring against his home town team. The 27-year-old Luton Town front man and former...

15 March 2018 in Sport

CCTV footage of Aldi worker's knifing too shocking to be released, judge rules

Neville Hord's frenzied knife attack on Jodie Willsher in a busy supermarket four days before Christmas was witnessed by a large number of a shoppers, including children, and captured on CCTV footage so shocking a judge has ordered it should never be...

15 March 2018 in Regional West

Coventry City legend set for a Ricoh return after signing for League Two rivals

The Sky Blues face a showdown with Cov Kid Gary McSheffrey later this month. The veteran forward, freed by National League side Eastleigh in November, has signed on for relegation-threatened Grimsby Town until the end of the season. He is in line to...

15 March 2018 in Sport

Wasps boss Dai Young: 'Women's game going from strength to strength' ahead of England v Ireland Ricoh Arena...

Wasps director of rugby Dai Young believes the women's game is going from strength to strength ahead of Friday night's international at the Ricoh Arena. More than 10,000 people are expected at the Ricoh Arena tomorrow evening as England Women take on...

15 March 2018 in Sport

A quick lowdown on the Kenilworth lad handed Coventry City contract extension

Kenilworth lad Kyle Finn has been given more time to progress into Coventry City’s first team after being handed a contract extension by manager Mark Robins . The Sky Blues boss gave the skilful 19-year-old forward his senior debut against Tony...

15 March 2018 in Sport

'The ginger Lionel Messi' - the Coventry City ace who got football fans drooling

If you didn't see it at the Ricoh Arena, you've surely seen it on social media since. Ryan Haynes' sublime piece of skill against Luton Town on Tuesday evening has been all over Twitter this week and was even featured on the news! The Coventry City...

15 March 2018 in Sport
Wasps pair James Haskell and Elliot Daly start, Joe Launchbury on bench for England against Ireland

Wasps pair James Haskell and Elliot Daly start, Joe Launchbury on bench for England against Ireland

James Haskell has been handed a starting role as England bid to end their Six Nations on a hight note against Ireland. The Wasps man features on the openside flank while club mate Elliot Daly has kept his place on the wing for Saturday's clash at...

15 March 2018 in Sport

The Coventry City 'warrior' who has been 'class' since he has come in

Mark Robins has hailed his “warrior” Coventry City defender who will get himself patched up and ready to go again at Crewe on Saturday. The Sky Blues boss is delighted with the development of Dominic Hyam who has grabbed his chance to impress in the...

15 March 2018 in Sport

Dangerous driver who caused horror crash has sentence cut

A dangerous driver who caused a head-on horror smash when he tried to overtake a lorry has had his jail term cut by top judges. Rayan Tahir Owais, 39, of Albert Road, Aston, was jailed for two years at Warwick Crown Court on December 13 last year....

15 March 2018 in Regional West

The baffling Coventry street sign that's got people really confused

This street sign warns motorists of a road closure in Coventry city centre. Thanks for the heads-up guys, but something's not quite right. The sign was put up in Bishop Street on Thursday, March 15, but on closer inspection it's not entirely clear...

15 March 2018 in Regional West

Low-life thief stole FIVE charity tins from Coventry shops

A thief who stole five charity boxes in Coventry is now behind bars. Stephen O’Neill’s actions were described as “nasty offence” as magistrates sent him to prison for 16 weeks. The 37-year-old, of Blakewood Close, Shard End, Birmingham, had pleaded...

15 March 2018 in Regional West

This Morning's Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby left stranded on River Thames

This Morning presenters Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby were left stranded on the River Thames after the boat they were in appeared to run out of fuel. The duo were live in central London touring HMS Belfast on a speedboat during Thursday's...

15 March 2018 in Regional West

Atherstone murder trial - man suffered heart attack in hospital after alleged assault

The ultimate cause of an Atherstone's man’s death as he underwent an operation to relieve pressure on his brain may have been a cardiac arrest brought on by high levels of potassium – which it has been suggested were inadequately monitored in...

15 March 2018 in Regional West

Council investigating Nuneaton cemeteries flooding heartache

Mother's day heartache was caused for residents who went to pay their respects to loved ones at Nuneaton cemeteries and found flooding. They were greeted by sights which caused huge upset; waterlogged gravestones at Oaston Road and Bucks Hill...

15 March 2018 in Regional West

BT on the hunt for 200 West Midlands engineers

More than 200 trainee engineers will be hired across the West Midlands as part of the largest recruitment drive ever undertaken by telecoms company Openreach. The announcement follows news that Openreach, which is part of BT and maintains telephone...

15 March 2018 in Regional West

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