2016–17 Coventry City F.C. season

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Coventry City
2016–17 season
ChairmanTim Fisher
ManagerTony Mowbray[1]
(until 29 September 2016)
Russell Slade[2][3]
(21 Dec 2016 to 5 Mar 2017)
Mark Robins[4]
(from 6 March 2017)
StadiumRicoh Arena
League One23rd (relegated)
FA CupSecond round
vs Cambridge United
EFL CupSecond round
vs Norwich City
EFL TrophyWinners
vs Oxford United
Top goalscorerLeague: George Thomas 5
All: George Thomas 9
Highest home attendance11,946 vs Bristol Rovers
(25 March 2017)
Lowest home attendance7,466 vs Southend United
(14 March 2017)
Average home league attendance9,111
Biggest win2–0 vs Port Vale
(1 October 2016)
2–0 vs Rochdale
(22 October 2016)
2–0 vs Chesterfield
(1 November 2016)
Biggest defeat3–0 vs Charlton Athletic
(15 October 2016)
4–1 vs Oxford United
(19 November 2016)
4–1 vs Bristol Rovers
(26 December 2016)
3–0 vs Northampton Town
(28 January 2017)
All statistics correct as of 30 April 2017.

The 2016–17 season is Coventry City's 133rd season in their existence and fifth consecutive in the English third tier, League One.[5] Along with competing in League One, the club participated in three cup competitions: FA Cup, EFL Cup and EFL Trophy.

The season covers the period between 1 July 2016 and 30 June 2017.

Review and events[edit]

July[edit]

Réda Johnson, Marc-Antoine Fortuné, Conor Thomas, Aaron Martin, Martin Lorentzson, Jim O'Brien, Aaron Phillips, Peter Ramage, Stephen Hunt and Darius Henderson are all released following the end of their contracts.[6]

Competitions[edit]

Pre-season friendlies[edit]

On 24 May 2016, Coventry City announced they will visit National League North side Nuneaton Town on 9 July.[7] Three days later, the Sky Blues announced they will face Championship side Norwich City on 26 July.[8] On 24 June, Coventry announced their full pre-season schedule.[9]

On 10 July 2016, Coventry City confirmed they will play Ettifaq on Saturday 16, July.[10] Three days later, the club announced a change to the friendly against the Saudi Arabian side and instead will now play Sturm Graz.[11]

League One[edit]

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion, qualification or relegation
20 Gillingham 46 12 14 20 59 79 −20 50
21 Port Vale (R) 46 12 13 21 45 70 −25 49 Relegation to EFL League Two
22 Swindon Town (R) 46 11 11 24 44 66 −22 44
23 Coventry City (R) 46 9 12 25 37 68 −31 39
24 Chesterfield (R) 46 9 10 27 43 78 −35 37
Source: BBC Sport
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Number of goals scored
(R) Relegated.

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 9 12 25 37 68  −31 39 8 7 8 22 24  −2 1 5 17 15 44  −29

Last updated: 30 April 2017.
Source:[citation needed]

Results by matchday[edit]

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GroundAHHAHAAHAHAAHHAHHAAHAHAAHAHAHAAHHAAHHAHHAHHAHA
ResultLDDLDLDDLDWLWWDWLLLLLLLDDLLLLLDWLLDLLLWWLWDLWL
Position17181821222323242424232423211918181920212121232322242424242424242424242424242424242424242323
Updated to match(es) played on 30 April 2017. Source: Statto.com
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss

Results[edit]

On 22 June 2016, the fixtures for the 2016–17 season were announced.[12]

FA Cup[edit]

EFL Cup[edit]

The draw for the first round was made on 22 June 2016, via a live stream on Facebook. Coventry City were drawn at home to League Two side Portsmouth.[13]

EFL Trophy[edit]

The 2016–17 EFL Trophy group stage draw was made on 27 July 2016. Coventry City faced Northampton Town, Wycombe Wanderers and West Ham United Academy during this phase of the competition.[14]


Pos Div Team Pld W PW PL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 L1 Coventry City 3 3 0 0 0 11 5 +6 9 Advance to Round 2
2 L2 Wycombe Wanderers 3 2 0 0 1 8 4 +4 6
3 ACA West Ham United Academy 3 0 1 0 2 3 8 −5 2
4 L1 Northampton Town 3 0 0 1 2 2 7 −5 1
Source: EFL.com

Birmingham Senior Cup[edit]

Squad information[edit]

Squad details[edit]

No. Name Position Nationality Place of Birth Date of Birth (Age) * Club apps * Club goals * Signed from Date signed Fee Contract End
Goalkeepers
1 Lee Burge GK England Hereford (1993-01-09)9 January 1993 (aged 23) 32 0 Academy 1 June 2010 Trainee 30 June 2017
23 Reice Charles-Cook GK England Lewisham (1994-04-08)8 April 1994 (aged 22) 39 0 Bury 1 August 2014 Free 30 June 2018
34 Corey Addai GK Ghana London (1997-10-10)10 October 1997 (aged 18) 0 0 Academy 1 June 2014 Trainee 30 June 2018
Defenders
2 Jordan Willis RB England Coventry (1994-08-24)24 August 1994 (aged 21) 81 0 Academy 1 June 2011 Trainee 30 June 2018
3 Chris Stokes LB England Frome (1991-03-08)8 March 1991 (aged 25) 54 3 Forest Green Rovers 21 February 2015 Free 30 June 2017
4 Jordan Turnbull CB England Trowbridge (1994-10-30)30 October 1994 (aged 21) 0 0 Southampton 15 August 2016 Undisclosed 30 June 2019
7 Nathan Clarke CB England Halifax (1983-07-30)30 July 1983 (aged 32) 0 0 Bradford City 1 January 2017 Free 30 June 2017
19 Farrend Rawson CB England Nottingham (1996-07-11)11 July 1996 (aged 19) 0 0 Derby County 17 January 2017 Loan 30 June 2017
21 Kevin Foley RB Republic of IrelandEngland Luton (1984-11-01)1 November 1984 (aged 31) 0 0 Charlton Athletic 6 January 2017 Free 30 June 2017
24 Ryan Haynes LB England Northampton (1995-09-27)27 September 1995 (aged 20) 45 1 Academy 27 March 2013 Trainee 30 June 2017
29 Cian Harries CB Wales England Solihull (1997-04-01)1 April 1997 (aged 19) 1 0 Academy 1 June 2014 Trainee 30 June 2020
30 Dion Kelly-Evans RB England Coventry (1996-09-21)21 September 1996 (aged 19) 1 0 Academy 1 June 2014 Trainee 30 June 2017
37 Jacob Whitmore CB England Coventry (1998-05-06)6 May 1998 (aged 18) 0 0 Academy 1 July 2016 Trainee 30 June 2017
38 Darragh Leahy CB Republic of Ireland Dublin (1998-04-15)15 April 1998 (aged 18) 0 0 Academy 1 July 2016 Trainee 30 June 2018
Midfielders
5 Gaël Bigirimana CM Burundi England Bujumbura (1993-10-22)22 October 1993 (aged 22) 41 0 Newcastle United 26 August 2016 Undisclosed 30 June 2017
6 Andy Rose CM England Australia Melbourne (1990-02-13)13 February 1990 (aged 26) 12 2 United States Seattle Sounders 2 January 2016 Free 30 June 2017
8 Rúben Lameiras RW Portugal Lisbon (1994-12-22)22 December 1994 (aged 21) 32 2 Tottenham Hotspur 24 July 2015 Free 30 June 2017
10 Jodi Jones RW England Bow (1997-10-22)22 October 1997 (aged 18) 6 0 Dagenham & Redbridge 10 May 2016 Undisclosed 30 June 2020
11 Kyel Reid LM EnglandJamaica Deptford (1987-11-26)26 November 1987 (aged 28) 0 0 Preston North End 28 July 2016 Free 30 June 2018
12 Callum Reilly CF Republic of Ireland Warrington (1993-10-03)3 October 1993 (aged 22) 0 0 Burton Albion 1 January 2017 Loan 30 June 2017
13 Vladimir Gadzhev CM Bulgaria Pazardzhik (1987-07-18)18 July 1987 (aged 28) 2 0 Bulgaria Levski Sofia 24 March 2016 Free 30 June 2017
25 Jack Finch DM England Fenny Compton (1996-08-06)6 August 1996 (aged 19) 21 0 Academy 1 April 2014 Trainee 30 June 2017
28 Devon Kelly-Evans LM England Coventry (1996-09-21)21 September 1996 (aged 19) 0 0 Academy 1 June 2014 Trainee 30 June 2017
31 Ben Stevenson AM England Leicester (1997-03-23)23 March 1997 (aged 19) 0 0 Academy 1 July 2015 Trainee 30 June 2020
32 Kyle Spence LM Scotland England Croydon (1997-01-14)14 January 1997 (aged 19) 1 0 Unattached 15 February 2016 Free 30 June 2017
33 Bilal Sayoud AM Germany England London (1997-05-05)5 May 1997 (aged 19) 0 0 Nike Academy 24 March 2016 Free 30 June 2018
35 Callum Maycock CM England Birmingham (1997-12-23)23 December 1997 (aged 18) 0 0 Academy 1 July 2016 Trainee 30 June 2018
36 Jordan Shipley CM England Coventry (1997-09-26)26 September 1997 (aged 18) 0 0 Academy 1 July 2016 Trainee 30 June 2018
Forwards
9 Charles Vernam CF England London (1996-10-08)8 October 1996 (aged 19) 0 0 Derby County 23 January 2017 Loan 30 June 2017
14 Kwame Thomas CF England Nottingham (1995-09-28)28 September 1995 (aged 20) 0 0 Derby County 1 July 2016 Free 30 June 2018
16 Stuart Beavon CF England Reading (1984-05-05)5 May 1984 (aged 32) 0 0 Burton Albion 1 January 2017 Free 30 June 2018
17 Michael Folivi CF England London (1998-02-25)25 February 1998 (aged 18) 0 0 Watford 31 January 2017 Loan 30 June 2017
20 Marcus Tudgay CF England Shoreham-by-Sea (1983-02-03)3 February 1983 (aged 33) 50 9 Nottingham Forest 29 July 2014 Free 30 June 2017
27 George Thomas CF Wales England Leicester (1997-03-24)24 March 1997 (aged 19) 17 0 Academy 25 October 2013 Trainee 30 June 2017
Left before the end of the season
9 Dan Agyei CF England Ghana London (1997-06-01)1 June 1997 (aged 19) 0 0 Burnley 18 August 2016 Loan 3 January 2017
12 Chris McCann DM Republic of Ireland Dublin (1987-07-21)21 July 1987 (aged 28) 0 0 United States Atlanta United 2 August 2016 Loan 31 December 2016
15 Lewis Page LB England Enfield (1996-05-20)20 May 1996 (aged 20) 0 0 West Ham United 9 August 2016 Loan 5 January 2017
17 Marvin Sordell CF England Harrow (1991-02-17)17 February 1991 (aged 25) 0 0 Colchester United 4 July 2016 Free 30 June 2017
18 Sam Ricketts CB WalesEngland Aylesbury (1981-10-11)11 October 1981 (aged 34) 46 1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 6 July 2015 Free 30 June 2017
19 Jack McBean CF United States Scotland Newport Beach (1994-12-15)15 December 1994 (aged 21) 0 0 United States LA Galaxy 19 August 2016 Loan 5 January 2017
21 Andre Wright CF England Sandwell (1996-12-07)7 December 1996 (aged 19) 0 0 West Bromwich Albion 31 August 2016 Loan 5 January 2017
22 Jamie Sterry RB England Newcastle upon Tyne (1995-11-21)21 November 1995 (aged 20) 0 0 Newcastle United 31 August 2016 Loan 4 January 2017
22 Yakubu CF Nigeria Benin City (1982-11-22)22 November 1982 (aged 33) 0 0 Turkey Kayserispor 13 February 2017 Free 5 April 2017
26 Ivor Lawton CM England Coventry (1995-09-05)5 September 1995 (aged 20) 1 0 Academy 26 November 2013 Trainee 31 December 2016

* Player age and appearances/goals for the club as of beginning of 2016–17 season.

Appearances[edit]

Correct as of match played on 30 April 2017
No. Nat. Player Pos. League One FA Cup EFL Cup EFL Trophy Total
1 England Lee Burge GK 33 3 3 39
2 England Jordan Willis DF 36 3 2 5 46
3 England Chris Stokes DF 5+2 2 9
4 England Jordan Turnbull DF 36 3 7 46
5 Burundi Gaël Bigirimana MF 28+2 2 5+2 39
6 England Andy Rose MF 19+2 1+1 1 4 28
7 England Nathan Clarke DF 18 18
8 Portugal Rúben Lameiras MF 14+13 2 1+1 5+1 37
9 England Charles Vernam FW 3+1 4
10 England Jodi Jones MF 11+23 1+1 0+1 3+5 45
11 England Kyel Reid MF 19+10 2+1 1+1 3 37
12 Republic of Ireland Callum Reilly MF 17+1 2 20
13 Bulgaria Vladimir Gadzhev MF 13+1 2 2 2+2 22
14 England Kwame Thomas FW 8+6 14
16 England Stuart Beavon FW 13+1 3 17
17 England Michael Folivi FW 0+1 1
19 England Farrend Rawson DF 12+2 14
20 England Marcus Tudgay FW 21+7 1 1+5 35
21 Republic of Ireland Kevin Foley DF 11+1 12
23 England Reice Charles-Cook GK 13+2 2 5 22
24 England Ryan Haynes DF 17+2 1 1 5+1 27
25 England Jack Finch MF 0+1 1+2 4
27 Wales George Thomas FW 23+5 0+1 1 6 36
28 England Devon Kelly-Evans MF 0+1 1
29 Wales Cian Harries DF 6+2 2 2 4 16
30 England Dion Kelly-Evans DF 13+12 1 1 5+1 33
31 England Ben Stevenson MF 22+6 1+1 2 2+2 36
32 Scotland Kyle Spence MF 0+1 0+1 2
33 Germany Bilal Sayoud MF
34 Ghana Corey Addai GK
35 England Callum Maycock MF 0+2 1+2 1+1 7
36 England Jordan Shipley MF 0+1 1
37 England Jacob Whitmore DF
38 Republic of Ireland Darragh Leahy DF
41 England Chris Camwell DF 1 1
42 England Jordon Thompson DF
Left before the end of the season
9 England Dan Agyei FW 12+4 1 2 19
12 Republic of Ireland Chris McCann MF 13 0+1 1 3 18
15 England Lewis Page DF 22 1 1 2 26
17 England Marvin Sordell FW 18+2 3 3 26
18 Wales Sam Ricketts DF 6+1 2 0+1 10
19 United States Jack McBean FW 0+2 1+1 2 6
21 England Andre Wright FW 7+4 1 12
22 England Jamie Sterry DF 16 2 2 20
22 Nigeria Yakubu FW 0+3 3
26 England Ivor Lawton MF

Goalscorers[edit]

Correct as of match played on 30 April 2017
No. Nat. Player Pos. League One FA Cup EFL Cup EFL Trophy Total
27 Wales George Thomas FW 5 0 0 4 9
17 England Marvin Sordell FW 4 2 0 1 7
2 England Jordan Willis DF 3 0 0 2 5
8 Portugal Rúben Lameiras MF 1 0 1 3 5
9 England Dan Agyei FW 4 0 0 1 5
20 England Marcus Tudgay FW 4 0 0 0 4
24 England Ryan Haynes DF 0 0 1 3 4
6 England Andy Rose MF 2 0 1 0 3
14 England Kwame Thomas FW 3 0 0 0 3
16 England Stuart Beavon FW 2 0 0 1 3
4 England Jordan Turnbull DF 0 0 0 2 2
5 Burundi Gaël Bigirimana MF 0 0 0 2 2
10 England Jodi Jones MF 1 0 0 1 2
11 England Kyel Reid MF 2 0 0 0 2
13 Bulgaria Vladimir Gadzhev MF 1 0 1 0 2
21 England Andre Wright FW 2 0 0 0 2
31 England Ben Stevenson MF 2 0 0 0 2
12 Republic of Ireland Chris McCann MF 1 0 0 0 1
22 England Jamie Sterry DF 0 1 0 0 1
Own Goals 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 39 3 4 20 64

Yellow cards[edit]

Correct as of match played on 30 April 2017
No. Nat. Player Pos. League One FA Cup EFL Cup EFL Trophy Total
5 Burundi Gaël Bigirimana MF 8 0 0 1 9
4 England Jordan Turnbull DF 5 1 0 2 8
12 Republic of Ireland Chris McCann MF 5 0 0 1 6
17 England Marvin Sordell FW 6 0 0 0 6
30 England Dion Kelly-Evans DF 5 0 0 1 6
13 Bulgaria Vladimir Gadzhev MF 3 1 1 0 5
22 England Jamie Sterry DF 4 1 0 0 5
31 England Ben Stevenson MF 3 0 1 0 4
8 Portugal Rúben Lameiras MF 1 1 1 0 3
10 England Jodi Jones MF 3 0 0 0 3
24 England Ryan Haynes DF 2 0 0 1 3
29 Wales Cian Harries DF 2 0 0 1 3
2 England Jordan Willis DF 2 0 0 0 2
15 England Lewis Page DF 2 0 0 0 2
19 England Farrend Rawson DF 2 0 0 0 2
20 England Marcus Tudgay FW 1 0 0 1 2
21 Republic of Ireland Kevin Foley DF 2 0 0 0 2
35 England Callum Maycock DF 1 1 0 0 2
7 England Nathan Clarke DF 1 0 0 0 1
11 England Kyel Reid MF 1 0 0 0 1
18 Wales Sam Ricketts DF 1 0 0 0 1
41 England Chris Camwell DF 1 0 0 0 1
Totals 61 5 3 8 77

Red cards[edit]

Correct as of match played on 30 April 2017
No. Nat. Player Pos. League One FA Cup EFL Cup EFL Trophy Total
2 England Jordan Willis DF 1 0 0 0 1
4 England Jordan Turnbull DF 1 0 0 0 1
15 England Lewis Page DF 1 0 0 0 1
30 England Dion Kelly-Evans DF 0 0 0 1 1
31 England Ben Stevenson MF 1 0 0 0 1
Totals 4 0 0 1 5

Captains[edit]

Correct as of match played on 30 April 2017
No. Nat. Player Pos. League One FA Cup EFL Cup EFL Trophy Total
2 England Jordan Willis DF 29 3 0 5 37
7 England Nathan Clarke DF 10 0 0 0 10
18 Wales Sam Ricketts DF 6 0 2 0 8
20 England Marcus Tudgay FW 1 0 0 1 2
6 England Andy Rose MF 0 0 0 1 1
16 England Stuart Beavon FW 0 0 0 1 1
Totals 46 3 2 8 59

Suspensions served[edit]

No. Nat. Player Pos. Date suspended Reason Matches missed
4 England Jordan Turnbull DF 20 August 2016 1 red card Norwich City (A)
30 England Dion Kelly-Evans DF 30 August 2016 1 red card (EFLT) Northampton Town (H)
5 Burundi Gaël Bigirimana MF 1 November 2016 Reached 5 yellow cards Morecambe (A)
15 England Lewis Page DF 1 November 2016 1 red card Morecambe (A)
17 England Marvin Sordell FW 22 November 2016 Reached 5 yellow cards Milton Keynes Dons (H)
22 England Jamie Sterry DF 22 November 2016 Reached 5 yellow cards Milton Keynes Dons (H)
31 England Ben Stevenson MF 26 November 2016 1 red card Cambridge United (A)
Southend United (A)
Sheffield United (H)
4 England Jordan Turnbull DF 7 December 2016 Reached 2 yellow cards (EFLT) Brighton & Hove Albion Academy (H)
2 England Jordan Willis DF 28 January 2017 1 red card Millwall (H)
Oldham Athletic (A)
AFC Wimbledon (A)

Monthly & weekly awards[edit]

No. Nat. Player Pos. Date Award Ref
2 England Jordan Willis DF 24 October 2016 EFL Team of the Week [17]

End of season awards[edit]

No. Nat. Player Pos. Date Award Ref
27 Wales George Thomas FW 23 April 2017 CCFC Top Goalscorer [18]
27 Wales George Thomas FW 23 April 2017 CCFC JSB Player of the Season [18]
5 Burundi Gaël Bigirimana MF 23 April 2017 CCFC FPA Player of the Season [18]
1 England Lee Burge GK 23 April 2017 CCFC Supporters' Club Player of the Season [18]
27 Wales George Thomas FW 23 April 2017 CCFC Young Player of the Season [18]

Transfers[edit]

Transfers in[edit]

Player From Date Fee Ref.
England Jodi Jones England Dagenham & Redbridge 1 July 2016 Undisclosed [19]
England Kwame Thomas England Derby County 1 July 2016 Free [20]
England Marvin Sordell England Colchester United 4 July 2016 Free [21]
England Jordan Ponticelli England Strachan Football Foundation 26 July 2016 Free [22]
England Kyel Reid England Preston North End 28 July 2016 Free [23]
England Jordan Turnbull England Southampton 15 August 2016 Undisclosed [24]
Burundi Gaël Bigirimana England Newcastle United 26 August 2016 Undisclosed [25]
England Stuart Beavon England Burton Albion 1 January 2017 Free [26]
England Nathan Clarke England Bradford City 1 January 2017 Free [27]
Republic of Ireland Kevin Foley England Charlton Athletic 6 January 2017 Free [28]
Nigeria Yakubu Turkey Kayserispor 13 February 2017 Free [29]

Transfers out[edit]

Player To Date Fee Ref.
France Marc-Antoine Fortuné England Southend United [a] 1 July 2016 Free [6]
England Darius Henderson England Mansfield Town [b] 1 July 2016 Free [6]
Republic of Ireland Stephen Hunt Retired [c] 1 July 2016 Free [6]
Benin Réda Johnson England Eastleigh [d] 1 July 2016 Free [6]
Sweden Martin Lorentzson Sweden Örebro SK [e] 1 July 2016 Free [6]
England Aaron Martin England Oxford United [f] 1 July 2016 Free [6]
Scotland Jim O'Brien England Shrewsbury Town [g] 1 July 2016 Free [6]
England Aaron Phillips England Northampton Town [h] 1 July 2016 Free [6]
England Peter Ramage United States Arizona United [i] 1 July 2016 Free [6]
Germany Bassala Sambou England Everton 1 July 2016 Compensation [39]
England Conor Thomas England Swindon Town [j] 1 July 2016 Free [6]
Scotland John Fleck England Sheffield United 8 July 2016 Free [41]
France Romain Vincelot England Bradford City 23 July 2016 £60,000 [42]
Wales Sam Ricketts Retired 16 November 2016 Free [43]
England Ivor Lawton England Halesowen Town [k] 31 December 2016 Free [45]
England Marvin Sordell England Burton Albion 1 January 2017 Free [46]
Nigeria Yakubu Retired 5 April 2017 Free [47]
  1. ^ Following Marc-Antoine Fortuné being released, he later signed for Southend United.[30]
  2. ^ Following Darius Henderson being released, he later signed for Mansfield Town.[31]
  3. ^ Following Stephen Hunt being released, he later retired from football.[32]
  4. ^ Following Réda Johnson being released, he later signed for Eastleigh.[33]
  5. ^ Following Martin Lorentzson being released, he later signed for Örebro SK .[34]
  6. ^ Following Aaron Martin being released, he later signed for Oxford United.[35]
  7. ^ Following Jim O'Brien being released, he later signed for Shrewsbury Town.[36]
  8. ^ Following Aaron Phillips being released, he later signed for Northampton Town.[37]
  9. ^ Following Peter Ramage being released, he later signed for Arizona United.[38]
  10. ^ Following Conor Thomas being released, he later signed for Swindon Town.[40]
  11. ^ Following Ivor Lawton being released, he later signed for Halesowen Town.[44]

Loans in[edit]

Player From Date from Date to Ref.
Republic of Ireland Chris McCann United States Atlanta United 2 August 2016 31 December 2016 [48]
England Lewis Page England West Ham United 9 August 2016 5 January 2017 [49]
England Dan Agyei England Burnley 18 August 2016 3 January 2017 [50]
United States Jack McBean United States LA Galaxy 19 August 2016 5 January 2017 [51]
England Jamie Sterry England Newcastle United 31 August 2016 4 January 2017 [52]
England Andre Wright England West Bromwich Albion 31 August 2016 5 January 2017 [53]
Republic of Ireland Callum Reilly England Burton Albion 1 January 2017 End of season [54]
England Farrend Rawson England Derby County 17 January 2017 End of season [55]
England Charles Vernam England Derby County 23 January 2017 End of season [56]
England Michael Folivi England Watford 31 January 2017 End of season [57]

Loans out[edit]

Player To Date from Date to Ref.
Republic of Ireland Darragh Leahy England Nuneaton Town 4 November 2016 21 January 2017 [58][59][60][61]
England Devon Kelly-Evans England Nuneaton Town 10 February 2017 End of season [62]

Trials[edit]

Player From Date Signed Ref.
Germany Jordan Brown Switzerland Grasshopper Club Zürich July 2016 No [63]
England Kane Smith England Hitchin Town July 2016 No [64]
England Kyel Reid England Preston North End July 2016 Yes [65]
France Fabien Robert England Swindon Town July 2016 No [66]
Finland Juhani Ojala Russia Terek Grozny August 2016 No [67]
United States Jack McBean United States LA Galaxy August 2016 Yes [68]
Argentina Luciano Becchio England Rotherham United September 2016 No [69]
England Louis Robles United States Limestone Saints December 2016 No [70]
Saint Kitts and Nevis Theo Wharton Wales Cardiff City January 2017 No [71]
Mali Samba Diakite England Queens Park Rangers January 2017 No [71]
Iran Navid Nasseri England Birmingham City January 2017 No [72]
England Dean Hammond England Sheffield United January 2017 No [73]
Nigeria Yakubu Turkey Kayserispor February 2017 Yes [74]

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