SISU Turned Down Russian Owners

Last updated : 15 September 2011 By Covsupport News Service

More information has come to light on a story run in the summer that Coventry City were last season interesting London based Russian businessman Vladimir Antonov.

Towards the end of last season, there were plenty of rumours doing the rounds about Russians wanting to take over Coventry City and it is understood that Mr Antonov had expressed an interest in buying the Sky Blues.

However, Coventry City's current owners are understood to have  knocked him back and his Convers Sports Initiatives, which already owns a number of sporting teams abroad plus franchise and other rights, went to Portsmouth FC where they now control the Fratton Park based club.