It has been tough to support Coventry City since the turn of the century but things are still – somehow – getting worse.
This season it looks as if all hope is lost, with stars sold in the summer and just inexperienced kids brought in to replace them.
Both on and off the field, things are a shambles at Coventry.
With the Sky Blues hanging precariously just above the relegation zone, with no manager to be appointed for the foreseeable future, fans must be wondering if there is a light at the end of this very, very long dark tunnel.
Hedge fund owners SISU are still refusing to put their hand in their pockets and bankroll any potential business for Coventry in January so it might be a case of replacing loans with loans again.
Coventry have traditionally looked at their Midlands counterparts for any bargains floating about and here are four players who could make the trip from the East to West Midlands to join Coventry on loan in January.