Bristol City


Bristol City must hit the ground running in their opening Championship fixtures if another season of pressure and anxiety at Ashton Gate is to be avoided. Rarely has the importance of a good start been more obvious. Lee Johnson survived as head coach last season thanks to an unusual degree of patience from those running …

City have secured the signing of Angers SCO and Senegal striker Famara Diédhiou for a club record fee of £5.3m. The club has eclipsed its previous transfer record of £3.25m, ironically spent on Jonathan Kodjia from the same French Ligue 1 club in 2015. Diédhiou, 24, has penned a four-year contract at Ashton Gate after …