Vital Football

Latest Bristol City News

Maynard Dismisses Millen's Fears

Maynard Dismisses Millen's Fears

Nicky Maynard turned in a Man-of-the-Match performance and bagged his 20th goal of the season on Saturday before telling City fans of his desire to get many more for us next season.

Maynard, 23, poked home a third-minute opener and a 79th-minute penalty to see off the challenge of Derby County in our last home game of the season on Saturday.

But the impressive performance of the former Crewe striker, who notched his 9th goal in as many games, caused caretaker manager Keith Millen to fear for his departure this summer.

Millen told BBC Radio Bristol after the win: "It's not rocket science that top clubs will be looking at him, but It will take a massive offer for us to even contemplate allowing Nicky to leave."

But in-form Maynard was already looking forward to his third season at Ashton Gate and to working under Steve Coppell's tutelige.

"The last couple of months have proved how good we are and hopefully Steve Coppell can bring out a bit extra. The players are as excited as the fans."

"I'm just focusing on City. I think I can get more than I did this season,"
Maynard added.

Stephen Pearson scored the consolation for Derby who will finish in mid-table.



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

Writer:Tin
Date:Monday April 26 2010
Time: 3:11PM

Comments

0
Gone in the summer!
DrWatford
26/04/2010 15:28:00
0
Doubt it. We dont' need to sell and it 'll take serious money to tempt us. The boy doesn't want to go either. £5m-£6m minimum (due to the sell-on owed to Crewe)
Tins
26/04/2010 15:41:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Bristol City Articles

Johnson - Of Course Tomlin Is In Our Plans

Tomlin appeared to suggest he wouldn't be a Bristol City player next season but Robins boss Johnson insists the ex-Middlesbrough & Bournemouth forward is in his future plans.

Bryan Interesting Burnley, Middlesbrough & Celtic

If Bryan stays in the Championship, should he not remain at Bristol City, he could join Middlesbrough. Celtic could offer Champions League football but Burnley are seen as favourites.

FA End Betting Sponsorship

Late yesterday afternoon, the Football Association announced the result of its three month review of their relationship with gambling companies and that association now comes to an end.

Wilbraham Undecided

Having released only one player, Mark Little, who has since joined Bolton, Bristol City did offer a new deal to veteran ex-Crystal Palace and Norwich forward Aaron Wilbraham.

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)

Birmingham MotM
Suggested By:
Giefer10%
Little0%
Flint22%
Wright0%
Bryan3%
Brownhill0%
Smith3%
Pack3%
Paterson3%
Abraham7%
Taylor40%
Sub-Tomlin3%
Sub-Djuric3%
Sub-O Dowda3%
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Bristol City Results (view all)

Bristol City Fixtures (view all)

Write for Vital Football