Date: 30th November 2016 at 9:46pm
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More questions than answers remains the song in the heads of Coventry City supporters, despite the club themselves attempting to provide more detail about a number of aspects concerning the club at present, including talks with Wasps over use of the Ricoh Arena, the financial health of CCFC and potential room for player signings in January 2017.

Currently, just one man seems to be representing the club at all levels, technical director and interim first-team manager Mark Venus but will he continue in the latter role come January, especially if City’s difficult run of league fixtures in December cements their place in the League One relegation zone.

If not, the usual names in the frame to take the job will be speculated upon, especially as former favourite to succeed Tony Mowbray, Steve Cotterill, remains without a club.

If the Sky Blues were looking to go down a different route, however, then two popular former players are currently cutting their managerial teeth in the National League North.

John Eustace is in his first managerial role having taken over at Kidderminster Harriers in the summer.

Nineteen games later, the Harriers are lying third in a very competitive division that contains a number of big-spending and high-profile clubs.

Speaking after the appointment of Eustace, who works alongside a head of coaching at Aggborough, Kidderminster chief executive Colin Gordon told his club’s official website: ‘He is an astute professional with an incredible understanding of the game. He has had a great career as a player at the highest level and it’s very clear that he is going to be a fantastic coach and Manager.’

Two places below the Harriers in the table are Tamworth, led by one of the most popular Coventry players of the new century.

Andy Morrell is in his second managerial post, having tasted Wembley success with Wrexham in the FA Trophy.

There’s no reason to suggest City are planning to look lower than League One for any new managerial appointment, nor that either Eustace or Morrell would be interested in the role given the turmoil their old club is in, but getting someone in with a genuine link to CCFC would be a positive move in the eyes of many.