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NEWS: Preparations complete for the momentous Jimmy Hill celebration at Coventry Cathedral on Friday

9 February 2016

The entire celebration will be broadcast live on large speakers outside in University Square starting at 5.30pm...

This Friday sees a momentous occasion for Sky Blues fans and Coventrians, as the City of Coventry and the worlds of football and broadcasting unite to celebrate the life of Jimmy Hill.

Starting at 5:30pm, a host of famous names will be at Coventry Cathedral all paying tribute to the Sky Blues’ legendary Manager and Chairman, who passed away in December aged 87. 

The entire celebration will be broadcast live on large speakers outside in University Square, and fans and Coventrians are encouraged to come along and share in what will undoubtedly be a special atmosphere to pay tribute to Jimmy Hill. 

Everyone is encouraged to wear something Sky Blue and to be in University Square early, with a high number of Sky Blues fans coming along to share in the event and the chance to see many famous former Coventry City stars and footballing personalities as they arrive.

The front cover of the Jimmy Hill booklet for the event is below. Click to enlarge...



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