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Academy Hall of Fame

29 July 2012

Check out the list of famous graduates of the Sky Blues' Academy

Howard Wilkinson's Charter for Quality in 1997 implemented the Academy system for English football clubs.


Coventry City FC have since continued the Clubs proud history and tradition by developing Academy graduates to play in the first team, along with generating millions of pounds with the sale of players such as Chris Kirkland, Calum Davenport, Gary McSheffrey, Ben Turner & Gael Bigirimana

The Academy Hall of Fame below showS Academy players who have graduated to first team football at Coventry City FC along with International players at all Levels since 1997.

*Asterisk denotes substitute appearance only

Chris Kirkland
Calum Davenport
Gary McSheffrey
Gary Montgomery
Lee Fowler
Robert Betts
Craig Pead
David Pipe
Avun Jephcott
Mark Noon*
Eddie Stanford*
Sean Cooney*
Andrew Whing
Isaac Osbourne
Kevin Thornton
Ben Turner
Tom Bates*
Stuart Giddings
Ben Mackey*
Lee Hildreth*
Liam Davis
Curtis Wynter
Adam Walker
Jermaine Grandison
Ashley Cain
Shaun Jeffers
Callum Wilson
Nathan Cameron
Jordan Clarke
Cyrus Christie
Jonson Clarke-Harris
Conor Thomas
Jordan Willis
Michael Quirke
Gael Bigirimana
Will Roberts*
Josh Ruffels*
Joe Henderson*
Billy Daniels

Youth Internationals

Gary McSheffrey
Craig Pead
Stuart Giddings
Ben Turner
Kevin Thornton (ROI)
Nathan Cameron
Jordan Clarke
Shaun Jeffers
Jordan Willis
Conor Thomas
Will Roberts (WAL)
Aaron Phillips (WAL)
Shane Fagan (ROI)
Cian Harries (WAL)

Under 21 Internationals

Chris Kirkland
Calum Davenport
Lee Fowler (WAL)
David Pipe (WAL)
Sean Cooney (ROI)
Michael Quirke (ROI)

Full Internationals

Chris Kirkland
David Pipe (WAL)



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