13th August 1883
|Singers FC formed by Willie Stanley and fellow employees of the Singers bicycle factory. First pitch was at Dowell’s Field, just off Binley Road, at Gosford Green||Trust Historian research documents|
|18th April 1891||Singers won first trophy defeating Willenhall Pickwick 1 : 0 in the Birmingham Junior cup final||Trust Historian research documents|
|1894||Singers elected to Birmingham & District League||Trust Historian research documents|
|12th August 1898||Name changed to Coventry City FC||
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|1899||Club moves to Highfield Road. First competitive match was on th September 1899 beating Shrewsbury Town 1 : 0 in front of a crowd of 3,000||Trust Historian research docs.
|24th July 1907||The Coventry City Football Club Limited incorporated||Companies House|
|29th May 1908||Coventry City FC elected to Southern League Div. One||League records|
|11th March 1919||League reorganisation CCFC elected to Football League division 2. First match lost 5 : 0 to Tottenham Hotspur at Highfield Road. Attendance 16.500||League records|
|1936||CCFC win Third division South Championship beating Torquay 2 : 1 at Highfield Rd. Attendance 30,514||League records|
|25th April 1964||CCFC Third Division champions under manager Jimmy Hill beating Colchester 1 : 0 at Highfield Rd, Attendance 36,901||League records|
|29th April 1967||Club record gate of 51,451 set beating Wolves at Highfield Rd||FL statistics|
|13th May 1967||CCFC is promoted to Division 1 of the Football League and are to stay in the top division for 34 years||FL statistics|
|April 1970||CCFC finish 6th and qualify for European Fairs Cup||FL statistics|
|16th May 1987||Winners of the FA CUP. Beating Spurs 3:2 after extra time||Name is on the cup!
|1988||Highfield Road property valued £3,850,000||Company Accounts 1988 onwards
|20th February 1992||CCFC are founder members of the FA Premiership.||Premiership records, FA|
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1. The Original Club & Company Years: 1883 to 1993