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

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Fury Spotted

Recent Bristol City Articles

Vital View - Championship, 28th March 2017

A dramatic finale at Brighton saw the leaders beaten by title rivals Newcastle - they went to the summit as a result. Victory for Blackburn at the other end boosted survival hopes.

Stats: Aston Villa v Bristol City

All the stats from Aston Villa (2) vs (0) Bristol City, Villa Park, 28/02/17 Att:

Team Sheets - Aston Villa v Bristol City

Bristol City go to Villa Park as the visitors to Aston Villa for the latest Championship game.

Follow On Twitter - Aston Villa v Bristol City

Bristol City go to Villa Park as the visitors to Aston Villa today, this will be a 7:45pm kick-off.

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)

Aston Villa MotM
Suggested By:
Giefer67%
Vyner0%
Flint0%
Wright0%
Bryan0%
Smith0%
O Neil0%
Cotterill0%
Reid0%
O Dowda0%
Wilbraham0%
Sub - Taylor0%
Sub - Paterson0%
Sub - Tomlin33%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 34 23 4 7 73 38
2 Brighton 34 21 8 5 71 30
3 Huddersfield 33 20 5 8 65 8
4 Leeds Utd 34 19 4 11 61 12
5 Reading 34 18 6 10 60 2
6 Sheff Wed 34 17 7 10 58 9
7 Fulham 33 14 11 8 53 17
8 Norwich 34 15 7 12 52 11
9 Preston 34 14 10 10 52 5
10 Barnsley 34 14 8 12 50 4
11 Derby County 34 13 9 12 48 5
12 Cardiff 34 13 7 14 46 -2
13 Brentford 33 12 7 14 43 2
14 Birmingham 34 11 10 13 43 -13
15 Aston Villa 34 10 12 12 42 -5
16 Ipswich 34 10 12 12 42 -7
17 Q.P.R. 34 11 7 16 40 -11
18 Forest 34 10 7 17 37 -12
19 Burton 34 9 9 16 36 -13
20 Wolves 32 9 8 15 35 -5
21 Bristol City 34 9 6 19 33 -8
22 Blackburn 33 8 9 16 33 -12
23 Wigan 34 7 10 17 31 -10
24 Rotherham 34 4 5 25 17 -45
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Bristol City Results (view all)

Bristol City Fixtures (view all)

Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Burton Albion (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 7 2017 7:45PM : Norwich City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 11 2017 3:00PM : Wigan Athletic (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 17 2017 7:45PM : Huddersfield Town (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Brentford (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 4 2017 7:45PM : Preston North End (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Vital Football Comment