Coventry City face homeless future after Sisu’s litigious aggression | David Conn

The hedge fund owner Sisu has alienated city council and Wasps with failed court challenges and there is no agreement in place for the League One club to play anywhere next season

Perhaps there are two ways to view the plight of proud, 135-year-old Coventry City football club after the latest thumping court defeat in a losing series for the club’s calamitous owner, the hedge fund Sisu.

One view, presumably still nursed by Sisu, is that it has somehow been grievously wronged by Coventry City Council, which built the £113m Ricoh Arena for its football club and always envisaged the Sky Blues thriving there as a motor for wider regeneration. The other view, held by exasperated supporters’ groups, the council and Wasps, the rugby club which now occupies the Ricoh instead of City, is that Sisu needs finally to stop taking the council to court and face reality.

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