Bristol City


Bristol City can realistically target a top-half finish in the Sky Bet Championship this season with the strength in depth now assembled by Lee Johnson at Ashton Gate. I would go further and predict a play-off challenge if it were not for the one remaining question mark that exists in my mind about the current …

WHEN another eventful summer transfer window at Ashton Gate closed, it was good to learn that Joe Bryan and Aden Flint were still Bristol City players. From the moment Birmingham City made public their derisory of- fer of £4-million for the pair, I was concerned that two of the players I have come to admire …

STEVE Bruce heaped praise on Bristol City players and fans after his Aston Villa side had been forced to pull out all the stops to earn a point at Ash- ton Gate. The Villa boss, who knows a thing or two about what it takes to achieve success in the Championship, was still breathless when …

THE door continues to revolve at Bristol City with Belgian international Julie Biesmans signing from Standard Liege. The 23-year-old, who has spent nine years at Liege, has represented her country throughout the age groups and made her senior debut for Bel- gium in 2011, going on to play 49 times to date. Biesmans said that …

Bristol City Women duo Flo Allen and Poppy Wilson have been selected for the upcoming England Under-19 training camp at the Lilleshall National Sports and Conferencing Centre. Wilson, 18, progressed through the clubs Centre of Excellence and has now broken into the first team squad, featuring during the Spring Series. Allen, also 18, joined City …

City will host Premier League side Stoke City in the third round of the Carabao Cup on Tuesday, September 19th (7.45pm). Lee Johnson’s side reached this round of the competition for the second successive season after brushing past Plymouth Argyle 5-0 at Ashton Gate before overcoming Watford at Vicarage Road. Tickets will go on sale …

CAULEY Woodrow has clearly not come to Ashton Gate to suffer splinters sitting on the substitutes’ bench. The 22-year-old striker, signed on a season-long loan from Fulham, is already talking of following in the footsteps of England under-21 team-mate Tammy Abraham by playing and scoring regularly for Bristol City. Prospect That is exciting news for …

WHILE it is ridiculously early to make any predictions about Bristol City’s prospects this season, Ashton Gate fans already appear to be guaranteed rich entertainment. Some of the football produced by Lee Johnson’s men, first against Barnsley in the Championship, and then in the thumping Carabao Cup victory over Plymouth Argyle, was exhilarating. And, as …