2004–05 Coventry City F.C. season

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This article describes Coventry City Football Club's progress in the 2004–05 season, during which the Sky Blues competed in the Football League Championship, the FA Cup (entering in the Third Round) and the League Cup (entering from the First Round). The 2004–05 season was the last season in which the club played their home games at Highfield Road before their move to the Ricoh Arena.

Coventry City F.C.
2004–05 season
Manager Micky Adams
Stadium Highfield Road
Championship 19th
FA Cup OUT - Newcastle United
Fourth Round 29.01.05 [1]
League Cup OUT - Middlesbrough
Third Round 27.10.04 [2]
Top goalscorer League:
All: England Gary McSheffrey (14)
Highest home attendance

22,728 v Derby County 30.04.05

Cup: 8,362 v Sheffield Wednesday 22.09.04
Lowest home attendance

11,966 v Gillingham 15.09.04

Cup: 6,180 v Torquay United 25.08.04
Average home league attendance 16,046

Matches[edit]

Championship[edit]

League Cup[edit]

FA Cup[edit]

Championship data[edit]

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
17 Plymouth Argyle 46 14 11 21 52 64 −12 53
18 Watford 46 12 16 18 52 59 −7 52
19 Coventry City 46 13 13 20 61 73 −12 52
20 Brighton & Hove Albion 46 13 12 21 40 65 −25 51
21 Crewe Alexandra 46 12 14 20 66 86 −20 50

Updated to games played on 8 May 2005.
Source: CCFC
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

Results summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
46 13 13 20 61 73 −12 52 8 7 8 32 28 +4 5 6 12 29 45 −16

Last updated: 8 May 2005.
Source: CCFC Championship Results

Round by round[edit]

Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46
Ground H A A H A H A H H A A H H A A H H A H A H A A H H A A H A H A H A H H A H A A H H A H A H A
Result W L D L W W L D D D L L D D L W D L W W L D L W L L W L L L L L W L D W D D L W W L D D W L
Position 1 7 7 15 9 5 11 10 11 10 17 18 19 18 19 18 16 20 17 16 18 18 19 18 19 19 19 20 20 21 21 21 20 21 21 21 21 21 22 19 17 17 18 19 17 19

Last updated: 8 May 2005.
Source: Championship Results
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Lose; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Scores Overview[edit]

Opposition Home Score Away Score Double
Brighton & Hove Albion 2 – 1 1 – 1 Red XN
Burnley 0 – 2 2 – 2 Red XN
Cardiff City 1 – 1 1 – 2 Red XN
Crewe Alexandra 0 – 1 1 – 2 Red XN
Derby County 6 – 2 2 – 2 Red XN
Gillingham 2 – 2 1 – 3 Red XN
Ipswich Town 1 – 2 2 – 3 Red XN
Leeds United 1 – 2 0 – 3 Red XN
Leicester City 1 – 1 0 – 3 Red XN
Millwall 0 – 1 1 – 1 Red XN
Nottingham Forest 2 – 0 4 – 1 Green tickY
Plymouth Argyle 2 – 1 1 – 1 Red XN
Preston North End 1 – 1 2 – 3 Red XN
Queens Park Rangers 1 – 2 1 – 4 Red XN
Reading 3 – 2 2 – 1 Green tickY
Rotherham United 0 – 0 2 – 1 Red XN
Sheffield United 1 – 2 1 – 1 Red XN
Stoke City 0 – 0 0 – 1 Red XN
Sunderland 2 – 0 0 – 1 Red XN
Watford 1 – 0 3 – 2 Green tickY
West Ham United 2 – 1 0 – 3 Red XN
Wigan Athletic 1 – 2 1 – 4 Red XN
Wolverhampton Wanderers 2 – 2 1 – 0 Red XN

Season statistics[edit]

Stats and goals[edit]

[3]

No. Nat Pos Player Total Championship League Cup FA Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1 Scotland GK Scott Shearer 9 0 8+0 0 1+0 0 0+0 0
2 England DF Andrew Whing 19 1 9+7 1 0+3 0 0+0 0
3 Republic of Ireland DF Steve Staunton 37 1 32+3 1 1+0 0 1+0 0
4 England MF Lloyd Dyer 6 0 6+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
5 Wales DF Adrian Williams 23 2 21+0 2 0+0 0 2+0 0
6 England MF Stephen Hughes 44 5 39+1 4 2+0 1 2+0 0
8 Wales DF Richard Duffy 15 0 14+0 0 0+0 0 1+0 0
9 Nigeria FW Dele Adebola 26 6 19+6 5 0+0 0 0+1 1
10 England FW Gary McSheffrey 41 14 31+6 12 1+1 0 2+0 2
11 Republic of Ireland FW Graham Barrett 26 4 13+11 4 1+1 0 0+0 0
12 England FW Andy Morrell 38 7 24+10 6 2+0 1 2+0 0
14 England MF Tim Sherwood 11 0 10+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
15 Faroe Islands MF Claus Bech Jørgensen 20 3 11+6 3 0+1 0 0+2 0
16 England FW Eddie Johnson 29 5 22+4 5 1+1 0 0+1 0
17 Republic of Ireland MF Michael Doyle 49 3 43+1 2 3+0 1 2+0 0
18 England MF Neil Wood 16 0 6+7 0 2+0 0 1+0 0
19 Jamaica FW Trevor Benjamin 12 1 6+6 1 0+0 0 0+0 0
20 England DF Richard Shaw 37 0 30+3 0 3+0 0 1+0 0
21 England DF Dean Leacock 16 0 12+1 0 1+0 0 1+1 0
24 Trinidad and Tobago FW Stern John 33 12 25+5 11 1+0 0 2+0 1
25 England MF Isaac Osbourne 9 0 7+2 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
26 England DF Stuart Giddings 15 0 11+1 0 2+0 0 1+0 0
27 England DF Marcus Hall 10 0 10+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
28 Wales DF Robert Page 9 0 9+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
30 Bermuda FW Shaun Goater 6 0 4+2 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
33 England GK Luke Steele 36 0 32+0 0 2+0 0 2+0 0
Player's featured for Coventry who left before end of the season:
England GK Ian Bennett 6 0 6+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
Scotland DF Louis Carey 27 0 23+0 0 3+0 0 1+0 0
England DF Calum Davenport 7 0 6+0 0 1+0 0 0+0 0
France DF Éric Deloumeaux 3 0 1+1 0 1+0 0 0+0 0
France DF Florent Laville 6 0 5+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
England DF Matt Mills 5 0 4+0 0 1+0 0 0+0 0
Iceland MF Bjarni Guðjónsson 13 0 3+7 0 3+0 0 0+0 0
France MF Christian Negouai 2 0 1+0 0 0+0 0 1+0 0
England MF Rohan Ricketts 6 0 5+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
Cameroon FW Patrick Suffo 25 5 2+19 3 1+2 2 0+1 0

Goalscorers[edit]

No. Flag Pos Name Championship League Cup FA Cup Total
10 England FW McSheffrey, GaryGary McSheffrey 12 0 2 Goal 14
24 Trinidad and Tobago FW John, SternStern John 11 0 1 Goal 12
12 England FW Morrell, AndyAndy Morrell 6 1 0 Goal 7
9 Nigeria FW Adebola, DeleDele Adebola 5 0 1 Goal 6
6 England MF Hughes, StephenStephen Hughes 4 1 0 Goal 5
16 England FW Johnson, EddieEddie Johnson 5 0 0 Goal 5
Cameroon FW Suffo, PatrickPatrick Suffo 3 2 0 Goal 5
11 Republic of Ireland FW Barrett, GrahamGraham Barrett 4 0 0 Goal 4
17 Republic of Ireland MF Doyle, MichaelMichael Doyle 2 1 0 Goal 3
15 Faroe Islands MF Jørgensen, Claus BechClaus Bech Jørgensen 3 0 0 Goal 3
5 Wales DF Williams, AdrianAdrian Williams 2 0 0 Goal 2
19 Jamaica FW Benjamin, TrevorTrevor Benjamin 1 0 0 Goal 1
3 Republic of Ireland DF Staunton, SteveSteve Staunton 1 0 0 Goal 1
2 England DF Whing, AndrewAndrew Whing 1 0 0 Goal 1

Overall[edit]

Games played 51 (46 Championship, 3 League Cup, 2 FA Cup)
Games won 16 (13 Championship, 2 League Cup, 1 FA Cup)
Games drawn 13 (13 Championship, 0 League Cup, 0 FA Cup)
Games lost 22 (20 Championship, 1 League Cup, 1 FA Cup)
Goals scored 70 (61 Championship, 5 League Cup, 4 FA Cup)
Goals conceded 80 (73 Championship, 4 League Cup, 3 FA Cup)
Goal difference –10
Best result W 6–2 (H) v Derby CountyChampionship - 30 April 2005
Worst result L 1–4 (A) v Queens Park RangersChampionship – 28 September 2004
L 1–4 (A) v Wigan AthleticChampionship – 23 October 2004
Most appearances Republic of Ireland Michael Doyle (49 appearances)
Top scorer England Gary McSheffrey (14 goals)
Points 52 / 138 (37.68%)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Newcastle 3 - 1 Coventry". CCFC. 
  2. ^ "City Out Of League Cup". CoventryCityMad. 
  3. ^ "Coventry City Squad 04-05". FootballSquads.