Vital Football

Latest Bristol City News

Robins Confirm Cisse Signing

Robins Confirm Cisse Signing

Bristol City have confirmed that manager Steve Coppell has returned to Reading to bring Kalifa Cisse to Ashton Gate.

The 26-year-old arrives for an undisclosed fee, thought to be around the £500,000 mark, and can play at the back or midfield.

"Every signing you make as a manager is a gamble. You hear so many tales of a player going somewhere and that it didn't quite work out." Coppell told the club's official website.

"I've put the odds more in my favour because I've signed a player I know and one I've bought before.

"I'm delighted he's accepted the chance to come here and begin a new challenge. It's an opportunity for him with an emerging club with real ambition to go on."


Coppell was responsible for bringing the Mali international to England, signing Cisse for Reading from Boavista in 2007.

Since then the player has gone on to make 83 appearances for the Royals, scoring seven goals.

"He played for me at Reading and I signed him there," Coppell added.

"He's an international who brings a wealth of experience with him; he played in the Premier League.

"He's a good team player and that's critical for any team these days."


Cisse will form part of the squad that heads off on a three-game pre-season tour of Sweden on Monday.



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

Writer:Andy999
Date:Friday July 9 2010
Time: 5:35PM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
I feel that this is a cracking signing, he should do well again under Coppell
JJ McDuff
14/07/2010 10:52:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Bristol City Articles

New Behaviour Rules For Referees In 2016/17

Well it has been a summer of change for the Premier League and English Football League...

Villa First To Make Offer For Kodjia?

There are reports coming out of France that say Aston Villa have made a formal bid for Bristol City's french attacker Jonathan Kodjia.

Peter Odemwingie Gets A Chance With Hull City

One of the players that helped Bristol City avoid the drop last season is having a trial with Hull City at the age of 35.

Peter Odemwingie Gets A Chance With Hull City

One of the players that helped Bristol City avoid the drop last season is having a trial with Hull City at the age of 35.

Archived Vital Bristol City Articles

Vital Bristol City articles from

Site Journalists

Andy999
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Happy with the arrival of Tomlin?
Suggested By:
Yes59%
No30%
Need more11%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Aston Villa 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Barnsley 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Birmingham 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Blackburn 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Brentford 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Brighton 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Bristol City 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Burton 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Cardiff 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Derby County 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Fulham 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Huddersfield 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Ipswich 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Leeds Utd 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Newcastle 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Norwich 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Forest 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 Preston 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 Q.P.R. 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Reading 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 Rotherham 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Sheff Wed 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 Wigan 0 0 0 0 0 0
24 Wolves 0 0 0 0 0 0
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Bristol City Results (view all)

Bristol City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.look freeman2