Date:Saturday March 18 2006
City midfielder Grant Smith, currently on loan at Walsall, hit top form last night notching both goals in Walsall's 2-1 away victory at Tranmere.
Walsall's victory gives them more hope of avoiding relegation and has thrust today's opponents at Ashton Gate, Gillingham, firmly into a relegation spot, while also putting the pressure on City, who know that they cannot afford to slip up or they will be back in the relegation dogfight.
City will probably be without injured strike duo of Mark McCammon and Marcus Stewart for today's match, almost certainly meaning another opportunity up front for Bas Savage while Luton loanee Calvin Andrew is likely to be on the bench.
In last night's other division one match Jamie Smith was an unused sustitute for Brentford after completing his loan move from the Robins.
The Bees were , it seems, rather unfortunate to lose 2-1 against Swansea in a promotion battle at the Liberty Stadium.
Stats: City v Barnsley (Saturday March 28 2015)
Bristol City Play Hosts To Barnsley. (Friday March 27 2015)
A Look At Saturday's Ref: Mark Brown (Friday March 27 2015)
Cotterill Wants To Win 'The Double.' (Monday March 23 2015)
Smith Disappointed With His Walsall Side. (Monday March 23 2015)
Bristol City and Walsall Meet At Wembley. (Sunday March 22 2015)
Cotterill Backs Striker and Team (Wednesday March 18 2015)
Stats: City v Crewe Alex (Tuesday March 17 2015)
Trevor Kettle In Charge of City v Crewe Alex (Tuesday March 17 2015)
Stats: City v Gillingham (Saturday March 14 2015)
|1. Bristol City||39||25||9||5||+41||84|
|4. MK Dons||38||20||9||9||+36||69|
|5. Sheff Utd||39||17||10||12||+11||61|
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