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

Trust Historian research docs.
League records

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.
League records
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!
FA Statistics
1988 Highfield Road property valued £3,850,000 Company Accounts 1988 onwards
Companies House
20th February 1992 CCFC are founder members of the FA Premiership. Premiership records, FA
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