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Steve Ogrizovic

Goalkeeping Coach


Biography

Date of birth

11/09/1957

Height

193 cm

Signed

01/01/0001

Country

England

Goalkeeping coach Steve Ogrizovic is somewhat of a living Sky Blues legend having played between the sticks for the 1987 FA Cup final-winning squad and holding the record for most club appearances at 601 during a playing spell that lasted 16 years.
 
The towering former custodian waved farewell to he playing duties in 2000 but stayed on at the club in a coaching capacity which originally saw him head the club's reserve ranks before to toook the natural role of goalkeeping coach to the Sky Blues' established and up-and-coming shot stoppers.
 
During his playing career, 'Oggy' became one of only a few goalkeepers to score from open play when he netted in Coventry's 2-2 draw with Sheffield Wednesday in the old First Division in 1986.
 
He is also one of just four players to have played top flight football in four different decades along with fellow goalkeepers Peter Shilton and John Lukic and ex-Blackpool icon Sir Stanley Matthews.