Merry-go-round angers Judge

Coventry have signed defender Carl Dickinson from Watford on a

one-month loan agreement.

The 25-year-old has been drafted in by Mark Robins as cover for

regular left-back Blair Adams, who suffered an injury in Saturday’s

1-0 home defeat to Yeovil.

Dickinson has made 44 appearances for the Hornets since joining

from Stoke in the summer of 2011, but he has found first-team

chances hard to come by by this season.

He has been restricted to only six appearances under Gianfranco

Zola, and has not played a senior fixture since November.

Dickinson spent a month on loan with Portsmouth early this

season, and he will now be with League One Coventry until 12


Keith Curle was dismissed earlier this month after less than a

year in charge at Meadow Lane.

County’s development squad boss Chris Kiwomya was handed the

caretaker role, making him their 10th manager since 2007.

“I am just sick of it now,” Judge told BBC Radio Nottingham. “I

have only been here two and a half seasons and that is my sixth


“I don’t know what is happening to the stability they want to

have. They have to stick with it. Eventually they have to stick

with the manager. They cannot keep doing it.”

Chairman Ray Trew said a combination of poor performances and

falling attendances was behind the decision to sack Curle, but

Magpies skipper Neal Bishop has backed Judge’s call for


“In three and a half years I have seen off 10 managers. We were

in an indifferent run of form, but overall we felt we were on the

right track. The players are all disappointed.

“We could see we had had the right man in charge. Some people

had said the manager was too close to the players but that’s a load

of rubbish; he was hard but fair.

“I have seen Judgey’s comments and I fully support him. But we

are professionals and we have to get on with on it.”