To mark the tenth anniversary of Joy’s takeover of Coventry City, we are taking a look at some of the significant moments and quotes of those years. There’s a lot to get through. So here’s part one of a series.
- It all started so well …
He also claimed that he had a deal to buy Andy Carroll, Jordan Henderson and Jack Cork – but the board wouldn’t stump up the extra half million quid he needed to meet the asking prices.
2. The new board included the following luminaries:
Paul Clouting, the new Chief Executive, who knew exactly what the CCFC’s potential was
Onyechinaedu Igwe, who had the welfare of the fans at heart
Canadian “entrepreneur and management expert” Leonard Brody, who had really big ideas for the club
And Ken Dulieu, who knew his place – on the bench
A little while later, these two stellar signings occurred:
(To be continued..)