Date: 11th May 2008 at 10:05am
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‘On the resumption of Parliament on Monday 8 October it was quite clear to me that I could no longer continue as acting chairman of Coventry City Football Club for there are simply not enough hours in the day,’ – Geoffrey Robinson steps down as Sky Blues chairman.

‘The club would like to thank Paul for his dedication and hard work during what has been a difficult time.’ – Paul Fletcher quits as managing director after the collapse of a takeover deal involving Manhattan Sports Capital Partners Limited.

‘The boys worked so hard and dug in right to the end.

‘I don’t care if we didn’t deserve it. As long as we are through to the quarter-finals that’s all that counts.’
– Carlton Cole admits Coventry City were the better team in their League Cup tie against West Ham.

Cole’s last-gasp winner had earned the Hammers a place in the last eight.