Vital Football

Latest Bristol City News

Bristol City land Hartley

Bristol City land Hartley

Scotland international midfielder Paul Hartley has today completed his move to Ashton Gate.

The 32 year old arrives on a free transfer and has signed a two year deal keeping him at the club until the summer of 2011.

A medical was past this morning and the player put pen to paper this afternoon leaving manager Gary Johnson delighted.

He said: 'He's added experience to our squad, he's been there and done it,' he said.

'I think it's a good signing for us, he's got a good work-rate about his game. I think he'll be good on and off the field for this football club.'

Hartley was also pleased to have completed the deal and he told the club`s official website:'I came down last Sunday, spoke to the manager and I was very impressed, I'm looking forward to the challenge and there are exciting times ahead.

'The manager is ambitious and wants to see the team progress and get into the top flight.

'I'm looking forward to it and I can't wait to get started now. The Championship is a very good league and a very demanding league to play in. I hope the experience I bring to the squad will benefit us.'

Hartley becomes the second Scotland international to join City in the last week after they announced the capture of striker David Clarkson.



For the very latest Championship odds

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Andy999
Date:Monday July 6 2009
Time: 6:58PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Bristol City Articles

Johnson & Bryan Seeking Norwich Win

Manager Lee Johnson and Joe Bryan have both been speaking about their hopes of seeing Bristol City take all three points off Norwich City to keep our momentum going this season.

EFL In Favour Of Shorter Window & Other Changes

At a meeting of all EFL member clubs yesterday, there was a strong indication they would be in favour of making amendments to the summer's transfer window.

The UK's Tightest Derby Clashes - 2017

Ever wondered which local derby in the United Kingdom is the most closely contested?

Bristol City Are Progressing Nicely - Johnson

Manager Lee Johnson has said that taking two Premier League scalps in the EFL Cup so far this season shows that Bristol City are progressing well as a side.

Archived Vital Bristol City Articles

Vital Bristol City articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Bristol City
Write For Vital Bristol City
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

LC - Stoke MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Steele0%
Vyner0%
Flint20%
Hegeler0%
Magnusson60%
Eliasson0%
Pack0%
Brownhill0%
O'Dowda20%
Diedhiou0%
Taylor0%
Sub - Bryan0%
Sub - Reid0%
Sub - Smith0%
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Bristol City Results (view all)

Bristol City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.luigi BCFC5
The Vital Football Members League