The Giant Killers

Every F A cup slaying since 1888

Coventry City

Founded: 1883 {As Singers} 1898: Coventry City

F A Cup debut: 1895

First Round debut: 1907

Football Pyramid

4th tier debut: 1958 [Most recent: 2018]

3rd tier debut: 1925 [Currently]

2nd tier debut: 1919 [Most recent: 2012]

1st tier debut: 1967 [Best finish: 6th] [Most recent: 2001]


F A Cup Winners: 1987


2-1 vs Stoke City

Third Round, Saturday, January 6th 2017

City of Coventry Stadium

Attendance: 14,199

Ranked at the time: 124

Team: 13:Liam O'Brien.....2:Jack Grimmer.....4:Jordan Willis.....12:Tom Davies.....17:Jordan Maguire-Drew {replaced by 31:Ben Stevenson-63}.....30:Tom Bayliss.....8:Michael Doyle.....26:Jordan Shipley {Replaced by 24:Ryan Haynes-85}.....9:Maxime Biamou.....10:Marc McNulty. Manager:Mark Robins


2-1 @ Preston North End

First round: 15th January 1910

Attendance: 6,000

Scorers: Harry Buckle, Patsy Hendren

Ranked at the time: 25

Today: Outside the top 200


3-1 vs Nottingham Forest

Third round: 19th February 1910

Attendance: 14,000

Scorers: Archie Smith, George Warren

Ranked at the time: 34

Today: Outside the top 100


2-1 @ Sheffield Wednesday

First round: 14th January 1911

Attendance: 18,000

Scorers: Harry Buckle, Archie Smith

Ranked at the time: 10

Today: Outside the top 100

Team Included: Bob Evans, Harry Buckle, Archie Smith


2-0 vs Charlton Athletic

Third round: Saturday January 16th 1937

Attendance: 29,118  

Scorer: Billy Lake {2} 

Ranked at the time: 29

Today: Outside the top 100 

Team: 1:Morgan, 2:Astley, 3:Bernard Smith, 4:Billy Frith, 5:Mason, 6:Archer, 7:Brown, 8:McDonald, 9:Billy Lake, 10:Leslie Jones, 11:Liddle