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We always win the last game

Anyone nervous about today should take note. Bristol City have always won the last home game of the season during a promotion campaign.

The record is Played 11 Won 11 Drawn 0 Lost 0 Goals For 31 Goals Against 4

Season Outcome Date Opponents F A League (tier) Attendance
1905/06 Promoted 28 Apr 1906 Chelsea 2 1 L-2 14,000
1922/23 Promoted 21 Apr 1923 Watford 3 1 L-3(S) 16,000
1926/27 Promoted 23 Apr 1927 Luton Town 6 0 L-3(S) 12,826
1954/55 Promoted 19 Apr 1955 Crystal Palace 3 0 L-3 27,657
1964/65 Promoted 20 Apr 1965 Shrewsbury Town 3 0 L-3 16,423
1987/88 Play Offs 7 May 1988 Doncaster Rovers 1 0 L-3 18,373
1989/90 Promoted 5 May 1990 Walsall 4 0 L-3 19,480
1996/97 Play Offs 30 Apr 1997 Chesterfield 2 0 L-3 16,195
2002/03 Play Offs 3 May 2003 Port Vale 2 0 L-3 12,410
2003/04 Play Offs 8 May 2004 Blackpool 2 1 L-3 19,101
2006/07 Promoted 5 May 2007 Rotherham United 3 1 L-3 19,517
2007/08 ? 4 May 2008 Preston North End ? ? L-2 19,???


Its those bloomin' play-offs that should be avoided.

Source: www.citystats.org.uk




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Writer: CiderJar Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday May 4 2008

Time: 5:41AM

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Records are there to be broken!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
BlueAmigo
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04/05/2008 08:41:00

I think we losy our last league game of the season, to Notts County, when promoted to the old Frst division in 1976!
East End old boy
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04/05/2008 10:39:00

Good luck in the playoffs
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