29 minutes from Wembley

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  1. riyadhskyblue

    riyadhskyblue Well-Known Member

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    i would heartily recommend anybody with our club in their blood to read the new book 29 minutes from Wembley.
    It was part of my life, now it's history, it is a good read and to see the affection for the Sky Blues by those players is wonderful.
    Ian Wallace and Tommy Hutchison not only did you make my formative years a joy but your love of Coventry City brings a lump to my throat here in Riyadh.

     
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    Grendel Well-Known Member

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    It's the West Ham game I assume?
     
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    riyadhskyblue Well-Known Member

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    Yes but that's just a part of it, it goes through Gordon Milne's time as boss culminating in 80-81 season.
    It deals with the Coventry Talbot farce and the players who doubled up in America and for Coventry.
     
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    Grendel Well-Known Member

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    Oh ok that sounds interesting - does it discuss the Garry Collier fiasco?
     
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    Yes it does and how we made a profit on it!
     
  6. Sbarcher

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    I'm about an 1.5 hrs from Wembley.
     
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    covcity4life Well-Known Member

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    We got to wembley before the checkatrade final?
     
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    Memory loss is the early signs of AIZHEIMER'S disease . :emoji_smile:
     
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    wingy Well-Known Member

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    Yep could have been three times, what a night that was at HR.
    Happy days.
    Sounds well worth a read.
     
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    covcity4life Well-Known Member

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    im joking wingy ffs!

    87 i was 5 so all i remember is my uncle bringing back the matchday programme

    good times though and hopefully some more around the corner,beginning may 2018!
     
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    Johnnythespider Well-Known Member

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    Reading the promo on this I noticed that the author relocated to the west country in the mid 90s, it's not written by West country sky blue is it ???
     

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