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MY CCFC XI: Alan Chadband picks his best City team!

23 April 2020

Club News

MY CCFC XI: Alan Chadband picks his best City team!

23 April 2020

Coventry City supporter Alan Chadband has selected the best players he has seen play for the Sky Blues for his 'Best XI'.

Alan's first visit to Highfield Road was in 1967.

He is now 62 and lives in Leeds, but was born in Beake Ave, in Radford.

Now Alan reveals his Coventry City Bext XI...


Goalkeeper - Steve Ogrizovic

Just shades the also excellent Bill Glazier. Saved us from relegation many times and also got us through to Wembley in that memorable Hillsborough 1987 semi.

Right-Back - Danny Thomas

A speedy, dynamic full back, unfortunately had to pack in prematurely due to injury 

Left-Back - Stuart Pearce

Bobby Gould bought him in from Wealdstone. He went on to play for England!

Centre-Back - George Curtis

Legend and very hard man!

Centre-Back - Trevor Peake

Cultured sweeper. We got him from Luton Town.

Right-Midfield - Dave Bennett

Good winger and got his share of goals.

Left-Midfield - Tommy Hutchison

Tricky opponent for opposition full backs. great crosser. Got him from Blackpool.

Central Midfield - Lloyd McGrath.

Every team needs an enforcer-type ! Great tackler

Central Midfield - Michael Gynn

Skilful, great engine and vision.

Striker - Cyrille Regis.

Skill legend. RIP Cyrille.

Striker - Kevin Gallacher

Intelligent Scottish international in that post' 87 era


12. Bill Glazier (goalkeeper)

13. John Sillett (defender)

14. Willie Carr (midfield)

15. John Fleck (midfield)

16. Mick Ferguson (striker)

17. Dion Dublin (striker)

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