Sky Blues Blog's very own culture vulture Barney Pell returns to offer a second round of genial insight into his intriguing world as a Sky Blues supporter living in France.
In this edition of View from Abroad, Barney ponders the perception of English football from his new home, and pops (metaphorically) across the border to Belgium to explore its sky blue links.
For all the differences of opinion, the Arsenal game at least brought about a new-found sense of collective determination. When we are able to focus ourselves on a single, agreeable message, we are stronger. Right?
The night appears to have encouraged a wave of thinking and ambition to manipulate the situation back into one which we can influence. Columnist Tom Furnival-Adams was also gripped by this desire and in particular the value we can garner from the art of protest.
In a change of focus, this guest post comes from Coventry fan and writer Tom Furnival-Adams, who in his previous musings provided a call for pragmatism and continual evaluation towards the current Sixfields situation. All very sensible; all very serious too.
But occasionally - especially when you've just won four games in the a row - it's OK to take a look at the positives without feeling guilty. The resentment of not being able to see it still runs deep, but the guys responsible for the football side of things are doing all they can to ensure a scent of happiness. These guys deserve the plaudits regardless.
Especially the waistcoat-wearing, Steven Pressley-shaped man who stands in our dugout.
It's a personal business being a Coventry City fan. Our situation throws up complexity at every corner, provoking decisions and natural feelings; ones which are often led by cultural expectation, but are also driven by factors relevant solely to our own perspective.
Barney Pell is a Sky Blues supporter living in France. Like all of us, he holds a unique perspective and back story providing the context for his affinity with Coventry City. In the first of his articles from abroad, Barney begins by pondering his own recognition of the value and meaning of "identity".