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  • Coventry Fans To Stay Loyal Despite Wasps Move

    Fans of Coventry Rugby Club say they will carry on supporting their side, despite the much-publicised move of Premiership club Wasps to the Ricoh Arena. The club's decision to re-locate from High Wycombe to Coventry triggered speculation on how the move would impact the city's long-established rugby side, who currently play in National One - the third tier of English rugby. But a BBC Sport video investigates the feeling amongst supporters of Coventry, with the overwhelming feeling one of loyalty...

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  • Both Codes for Butts Park

    Coventry Bears have just secured a new three year stadium contract with partners Coventry RFC at the 3000-seat Butts Park Arena. The agreement sees the Bears secure tenancy up until November 2015, putting the club in a more secure position to try and bring Championship One Rugby League to Coventry and Warwickshire. Coventry Bears club director Alan Robinson commented: “This deal is everything for us as it allows us to build on the solid platform we laid last year with new Coventry fans, sponso...

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  • Coventry City, Wasps And Council Directed To Mediation Over Ricoh Arena

    Wasps, Coventry City FC and Coventry City Council have been ordered to take part in mediation over the long-running Ricoh Arena legal battle the Coventry Telegraph has reported. A Court of Appeal judge instructed the parties to take part in peace talks during a hearing at the Royal Courts of Justice building, in London on Tuesday (28th). The hearing was held as Coventry City Council and CCFC are in conflict over the December 2014 sale of the Ricoh Arena to Wasps. Lawyers for companies that make...

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  • Coventry Council Under Pressure Over Ricoh Arena Sale

    Coventry City FC’s owners are set to sue the council for selling the Ricoh Arena to Wasps on the cheap after appeal judges cleared the authorities of an unlawful use of taxpayers’ money. The ruling that the £14.4 million bailout of the Ricoh Arena in 2013 was not an unlawful use of taxpayers’ money has been upheld but the Sisu group of companies is now claiming that the Ricoh Arena stadium company was unlawfully sold on the cheap without the council conducting all relevant prior valuation...

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  • Sharp To Develop Coventry's Butts Park Arena

    Coventry RFC chairman Jon Sharp has said he wants to develop the Butts Park Arena to benefit the rugby club as Wasps confirm that Coventry City FC will remain at the Ricoh Arena until at least the end of the 2017-18 season. The Coventry Telegraph recently revealed that Sharp was in talks with Butts Park Arena leasehold owner Chris Millerchip about taking over the lease for the stadium land as he aims to progress plans for the club. Millerchip, a former Coventry player, donated thousands of pou...

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  • Coventry Bears To Join Championship One

    The Rugby Football League (RFL) has announced that Coventry Bears will enter rugby league’s semi-professional Kingstone Press Championship One competition in 2015. They were invited to play in the competition at a meeting of the Kingstone Press Championship clubs in Leigh this week. Formed in 1998, Coventry have developed one of the sport's most acclaimed community programmes and will play their home games at the 4,000-capacity Butts Park Arena, which they share with the city's 140-year-old ru...

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  • Wasps Reveal £6.3m Overall Profit

    ... Canmango, which was previously owned by director Derek Richardson, and that added £10.6 million to the accounts. The club had costs of £8.5 million in the year to June 2014 before they made the move from Adams Park in High Wycombe to the Ricoh Arena in Coventry, including £5.8 million on wages for its 107 staff, and turnover amounted to £6.5 million. According to The Coventry Telegraph, notes in the accounts indicate that Richardson had previously made an £8.5 million loan to the club but...

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  • Wasps Quiet On Coventry Rumours

    Wasps have released a statement in the wake of media reports that they are considering moving high profile games to the Ricoh Arena in Coventry. An Evening Standard report suggested that the club were looking to relocate several higher profile games to the stadium in the midlands as they search for a permanent home away from their current base at Wycombe's Adams Park. A club statement confirmed that a search for a new permanent home is continuing but said that discussions would have to remain co...

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  • Wasps Acquire 100% Shareholding Of Ricoh Arena

    Wasps have announced that they have now completed the acquisition of 100 per cent of the shareholding of Arena Coventry Limited, the company that owns the Ricoh Arena. The club has acquired a 50 per cent shareholding from the Alan Edward Higgs Charity, the grant making charity which benefits the inhabitants of a 25 mile radius from the centre of Coventry, having previously acquired the other 50 per cent shareholding in Arena Coventry Limited from Coventry City Council in October. Wasps have als...

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  • Wasps Pass 17k Ticket Mark For First Ricoh Arena Game

    ... shareholding of the new stadium and have been keen to embed themselves in the region and promote rugby locally. Chief executive Nick Eastwood confirmed last month that over 12,000 free tickets had been made available to local schools and rugby clubs in the Coventry area, to be spread across the first three games that Wasps will play at the Ricoh. The 17,000 tickets includes Wasps season ticket holders and the 3,500 free tickets distributed for this game to Coventry schools and rugby clubs as p...

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