The Association is delighted to announce that CCFPA committee member Claus Bech Jorgensen will be the inaugural special guest for the return of the Club and team to its Ricoh home for the first time in over a year. This is particularly appropriate since, memorably, Claus scored the first ever goal at the Ricoh when the Sky Blues kicked off at its new ground in August 2005 against Q.P.R. Claus will be resuming CCFPA’s ‘Special Guest’ duties at the eagerly awaited mach on the night of Friday 5th September (which is also being televised by Sky TV)
Claus will be remembered as a combative forward who came from Bradford City in August 2003. An international for the Faroe Islands, Claus clocked up over 60 appearances for the Sky Blues scoring six times. He moved to Blackpool in 2006 and thence to Port Vale. Since hanging up his boots Claus has been developing his media and business careers and is proprietor of a local company Unique Floorcare Ltd which offers bespoke floor surface treatments for both commercial and industrial clients. Claus regularly attended Sky Blues games prior to last season at Sixfields and joined CCFPA’s committee in October 2011.
Claus will be doing matchday analysis during the game for BBC CWR as well touring the corporate areas at the Arena before and after the game. We also expect that he will be introduced to the crowd at half-time as well as, we hope, meeting the fans on the stage of Lady Gs in the G-Casino after the game. Thanks Claus!
We also hope to see many other Former Players present at the game who used to be regulars at the Sky Blues Ricoh home games including, we hope, the likes of Ron Farmer, Lol Harvey, Brian Nicholas, Peter Wyer, Micky Gynn, Dave Bennett, Peter Hormantschuck, Bob Wesson, Kirk Stephens, Ian Goodwin, Dietmar Bruck, Bill Tedds, Gordon Simms, Ken Brown, Marcus Hall and Paul Culpin, so look out for them around and about the Legends Lounge!
The game should be an emotional occassion for all Sky Blues fans, not least those Association members who have been looking forward to meeting each other again and rejoining the Sky Blues family in its Coventry home.
Details of future Association ‘special guests’ for the rest of the home games in September as well as ticketing arrangements for Association guests will be announced on this site as soon as arrangements have been firmed up.