Date: 6th January 2006 at 11:12am
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– Midfielder Isaac Osbourne has been dealt a cruel blow after being ruled out for the rest of the season with ligament damage.

The 19-year-old had recently established himself in the first-team with some fine performances.

– Don Hutchison is free to play in tomorrow’s FA Cup tie against Brighton after extending loan stay from Millwall by a further week.

City will be hoping to tie up a permanent deal for the Scot in the next few days.

– Striker Youssef Sofiane has left the club after failing to make an impact following his arrival on non-contract terms.

The former West Ham man made just one first-team appearance for the Sky Blues.

– City have been linked with a loan move for Sunderland winger Matt Piper.

The 24-year-old is fit again after some serious injury problems and is well known to Micky Adams who worked with the player at Leicester City.