UK time is: 09:38:07
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Ribs Sent To Stockport

City's Welsh Under-21 starlet Christian Ribeiro has been banished to League One Stockport on a month's loan.

Ribeiro has recovered from a groin strain picked up on international duty last month and goes straight into the Hatters squad for tomorrow's game with Exeter.

Gary Johnson told the bcfc.co.uk: "Christian was out for a long time with his knee injury and he's done well on his return so far.

"He's looked very confident playing for Wales Under-21s, with whom he has plenty of games under his belt. However, this move will now allow him to get some league games and gain some league confidence.

"It's only for one month initially and we'll keep a close eye on how he fares during his time there."


The move comes as a surprise to many who feel he should be challenging for a first-team place at a time when our first two right-back's are struggling with injury.

Cole Skuse has had to play out of position over the last month to plug the gap when Ribs should have been banging on the door for a first team place, not going out on loan.

It shows a glaring lack of faith in yet another one of our promising academy lads and begs the question, if they can't get a chance when we're low on numbers in a certain position now, when will they?




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: Tin Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday November 20 2009

Time: 7:39PM

Your Comments

Cheers lads, any good?!
scfcsam
Yeah, he's one of our best prospects. Don't expect him to stay longer than a month, or at least that's what I hope anyway!
Tins
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Bristol City Articles

Get Your JPT Quarter Final Tickets. (Monday October 27 2014)

Extra Month At Plymouth For Reid. (Monday October 27 2014)

And Ball Number Five Will Play...... (Monday October 27 2014)

Stats: Barnsley v Bristol City (Saturday October 25 2014)

Team News From Oakwell: Barnsley vs City (Saturday October 25 2014)

Plymouth Want To Keep Bobby Reid Longer. (Thursday October 23 2014)

Cotterill On Bradford Draw. (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Stats: Bristol City v Bradford City (Tuesday October 21 2014)

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

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Bristol City 15 9 6 0 +15 33
2. Preston 14 9 4 1 +15 31
3. Swindon 14 7 5 2 +13 26
4. Notts County 14 7 5 2 +9 26
5. Peterborough 15 8 2 5 +7 26
6. Sheff Utd 14 8 2 4 +4 26
7. Oldham 15 6 7 2 +6 25

Breaking League News

Posh Odds-On To Beat The Iron
Peterborough : 01/11/2014 09:01:00
Early Team News: Posh v Scunthorpe United
Peterborough : 01/11/2014 08:32:00
DRFC Bennett to bash the bantams?
Doncaster : 01/11/2014 08:19:00
Hitchcock Sent To Fleetwood
MK Dons : 01/11/2014 08:04:00
Team News: MK Dons v Swindon Town
MK Dons : 01/11/2014 08:02:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Bristol City v Bradford
Suggested By:  
Bristol City win 80%
Draw 20%
Bradford win 0%