Coventry and Charlton again supporters joined forces ahead of their League One clash today to protest against their respective owners before fans threw plastic pigs on the pitch.
This was the second time that fans from both clubs came together, following their protest in October 2016, report the Coventry Telegraph .
That protest saw fans march to the Valley before again throwing thousands of plastic pigs on the pitch.
Today’s protest saw members of protest group Jimmy Hill Way meet Addicks fans at the Cherry Tree Club before they embarked on a route that took in Bedlam Lane and the footpath on Phoenix Way to the Jimmy Hill statue outside the Ricoh Arena.
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Coventry and Charlton fans march against their owners
Fans carrying banners and placards could be heard chanting ‘let down by the football league’ and ‘Get Sisu out’.
A statement from the Jimmy Hill Way group said: “ Back in October 2016, fans from the Charlton Supporters Group CARD (Coalition Against Roland Duchatelet) were joined by travelling Sky Blues supporters in a combined protest against the owners and directors of both clubs.
“An initial march to the Valley with placards, banners and raucous chanting was followed by the now-legendary Flying Pigs incident in the ground.
“This achieved both national and international coverage on TV, Radio and in the press.
“The problems caused at Coventry City by our owners, Sisu Capital – led by Joy Seppala – and club chairman Tim Fisher are well-known to CCFC supporters.
“These problems have only got worse during the course of this season, to the point that we now face inevitable relegation to League Two.
“Attendances have been dwindling during this dreadful campaign and are set to get worse, with indications that perhaps only one in five season ticket holders will be renewing this summer.
“The crisis with the Academy tenancy at Allard Way looms large; we have no ground and only one season left at the Ricoh; Ryton Training Ground is under threat for housing development; despite a magnificent win in the Checkatrade Trophy Final at Wembley, a day that we will all treasure, the playing squad has not been up to the more important task of competing in League One.”