A Reminder to All Coventry City Fans that you have until 6pm on Friday 29th March 2019 to cast your vote
a) a ground-share within 50 miles from Coventry;
b) a ground-share within 50 miles from Coventry, subject to a binding commitment to return to Coventry within 3 years;
c) opposition to a ground-share outside Coventry as an alternative to expulsion from the EFL.
The Trust has agreed to ask its Members to answer the EFL’s suggested questiona above. The Trust has also decided to invite supporters who are not Trust members also to let us have their answers to the question.
The survey is available via this link and your participation is encouraged
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Following the survey we issued yesterday on behalf of the EFL a number of Sky Blue fans have asked us for clarification on a couple of important issues.
- Firstly with regard to potential expulsion we have been asked in what league CCFC would play in if they were expelled from the EFL. The Trust understands that this question would be decided by an FA Committee. We have however made enquiries with both the EFL and FA and have been advised that it is likely that we would be placed one or two tiers below National League North/South but that would be a matter for discussion with the FA and the Leagues at the time.
- Of course, even then a home ground would be needed which met the rules of the relevant league. Those rules would be less stringent below the EFL.
- We have also been asked what form the binding commitment referred to in option B in the survey would take. We don’t know for sure, only the EFL can answer this question, however we understand that in 2013, when the EFL agreed the ground-share at Northampton there was a £1million pound undertaking that was released on return to the Ricoh.
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