More Bank Holiday Misery For City

Last updated : 17 April 2017 By CNS Sport
Coventry City have never won away to Rochdale and a performance lacking any passion and desire meant they were never likely to win a game which they ended up losing 2-0.
With relegation confirmed, Easter Monday brought a trip to Rochdale for the Sky Blues.
We got to Spotland after getting through the speed limits on the M6, to see the Sky Blues without the injured Ryan Haynes and Stuart Beavon take to the field.
Rochdale were on the attack with a third minute corner that caused a few problems until it was cleared up to George Thomas who won a free kick which Chris Stokes headed wide.
City then had a spell of possession before a great tackle by Willis on Henderson gave Dale a tenth minute corner.
Burge got down to save from Mendez-Laing as the City support taunted the unit that is Conrad Logan in the goal to our right and made plans for the League Two tour. To be honest, the number of City supporters whose turn out was bigger than expected.
In the 17th minute, Rochdale took the lead when Bunney crossed from the left and Ian Henderson dived to head home.
Bigirimana wasted a free kick. Henderson broke and sent over a 22nd minute cross which just missed Andrews.
Bigirimana had a shot blocked in what was a very poor game. Considering this is League One football, then playing in League 2 is really going to test the mettle of the support.
Hit and hope free kicks did little to enthuse the City support, some of whom were telling the players to play without fear.
Another Rochdale chance whistled past the post. Allen fired at Burge and Bigirimana picked up his customary caution. 
City were not in this and in the 52nd minute, Rochdale went further ahead thanks to Ian Henderson being allowed to get through and score with ease.
Ruben Lameiras and Marcus Tudgay came on inplace of Reid and Kwame Thomas who has contributed little to this latest debacle.
A 56th minute corner ended up back with Jordan Willis on the half way line. 
Rochdale pushed and Mendez-Laing fired across the goal to the groans of the home fans who thought he should have scored.
The referee gave Rochdale a 62nd minute free kick when they should have had a penalty. 
The City support were calling for City to have a shot something they have not done in the second half.
In the 66th minute, the City support were on their feet when Jordan Willis fired wide from five yards.
Score Next Season was the next chant from the City support, followed by Will We Ever Shoot Again, displaying the gallows humour which many City supporters have adopted.
Against a City side which had replaced Jordan Willis, Rochdale continued to have the better chances but did let City have an 80th minute corner.
Cannon headed over as the City supporters made it known they were bored.
Ben Stevenson got a nasty knock which saw a stretcher called for as the game went into stoppage time.
Stevenson had to carried off leaving City win ten men as they suffered yet another loss and chants of Twenty Quid and We've Had One Shot which shows what a mess Coventry City are in.