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Pre-Season Fixtures and the Fizzy Lager Cup

Bristol City have arranged a busy summer of away fixtures against lower league opposition. There are hopes to arrange a few home fixtures against higher profile opponents. Given the closeness of some of the games expect Gary Johnson to play his "firstand second first teams" in the fixtures, hopefully with some fresh additions to the squad.


Forest Green Rovers (A), The New Lawn, Saturday, July 12th

Yeovil Town (A), Huish Park, Monday, July 21st

Hereford United (A), Edgar Street, Tuesday, July 22nd

Bournemouth (A), Fitness First Stadium, Saturday, July 26th

Cheltenham (A), Whaddon Road, Tuesday, July 29th



The Carling Cup first round draw will take place on Friday, June 13th at 10am -the details will berevealed firston bcfc.co.uk. The draw is split into Northern and Southern sections with teams seeded according to league position. Citywillbe one of theseeded teams and are likely to draw a team from League Two, or a team that finished low down in League One (maybe even our saggy neighbours?


On Monday 16th June the new Championship fixtures are revealed onbcfc.co.uk. at 10am.


Vital Bristol City will endeavour to publish the same information but we are subject to the over-restrictive data rights of the Football League. I will cherry pick some of the more iinteresting fixtures so let me know which ones you want to hear about.



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Writer: CiderJar Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday June 3 2008

Time: 8:01PM

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No home games then?
codbater
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07/06/2008 20:20:00

We missed the boat with home games because we didn't know what division we would be in until late. Gary Johnson did not want to play a team from the same league. By the time our play off adventure eneded most teams were fully booked. We are looking for top class European opposition to play at home. Watch this space.
CiderJar
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08/06/2008 06:45:00

when do the concerts finish at your ground this year, i take it the pitch does'nt need replacing like ours, it didnt look too bad for play off game.
blackpoolgas
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11/06/2008 23:31:00

I am sure you will crow bar a decent home fixture into the pre season games. I am sure a lot of your fans would like a look at the team for the season ahead.
dazza71
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15/06/2008 08:11:00

 

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