UK time is: 19:21:50
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'


Bristol City's summer signing David Clarkson says he felt the time was right to leave Motherwell for a new challenge.

The 23-year-old left for England when an undisclosed bid came in for the player and was accepted by the Fir Park outfit.

Clarkson also believes that the time is right for the SFA to have a good look at the state of the Scottish game at the moment with Brian Easton, James McCarthy and Steven Fletcher also joining English clubs this summer.

'I felt it was the right time to leave Motherwell as I had been there for eight years,' he told the Daily Record.

'I loved my time there but I'm 23 and it was the right time and place to move on. There were other players who felt the same.

'Nowadays there are more young players coming through and there are more Championship sides coming in for Scottish players.

'Maybe it is something that has to be looked at.'

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

The Journalist

Writer: Andy999 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday August 3 2009

Time: 3:34PM


Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Bristol City Articles

The EFL Coming Soon To Bristol City (Thursday November 12 2015)

Bristol City vs Wolves - Team Sheets (Tuesday November 3 2015)

Stats: City v Fulham (Saturday October 31 2015)

Cotterill Says Fulham Had More Quality. (Saturday October 31 2015)

Bristol City vs Fulham: Team Sheets (Saturday October 31 2015)

Woolmer In Charge Of City vs Fulham (Saturday October 31 2015)

City Welcome Fulham To Ashton Gate (Saturday October 31 2015)

Cox Earns Ireland Call Up (Thursday October 29 2015)

Archived Bristol City Articles

List All Vital Bristol City Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. luigi BCFC 4

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
17. Leeds Utd 18 4 7 7 -5 19
18. Preston 18 3 9 6 -3 18
19. MK Dons 18 4 4 10 -9 16
20. Bristol City 18 3 7 8 -12 16
21. Charlton 18 4 4 10 -14 16
22. Huddersfield 18 3 6 9 -11 15
23. Rotherham 18 4 3 11 -12 15

Breaking League News

Smith Approached? Carsley In Charge At Bolton
Brentford : 29/11/2015 18:52:00
Canos Wants Bees Extension
Brentford : 29/11/2015 18:41:01
Match Day Officials v Manchester City
Hull City : 29/11/2015 17:39:01
Opinion: Player Ratings Vs. Brighton and Hove Albion
Birmingham : 29/11/2015 16:18:00
Video - Burnley Highlights (h)
Cardiff : 29/11/2015 14:29:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Cardiff v Bristol City
Suggested By:  
Cardiff win 20%
Draw 60%
Bristol City win 20%