UK time is: 05:58:34
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Skuse signs new three-year deal

City midfielder Cole Skuse has put pen to paper on a new three-year deal, tying him to the club until 2013.

The 24-year-old local lad was crowned City's Player of the Year last term and signs the deal after skippering the team Tuesday's 1-1 draw with IFK Gothenburg in Sweden.

"I got a phonecall from the club to say they had a new contract offer for me. It didn't take me long sign it at all," Skuse told bcfc.co.uk.

"I've always been a Bristol City fan, all my family and friends are based here. Some say to me I'm stuck in the comfort zone, but that's not true.

"We're in the Championship, pushing for the Premier League with a new manager and everything about the club - including the new training ground and stadium - is moving in the right direction."


City manager Steve Coppell revealed yesterday that he sees Skuse as a future captain of the club.

Speaking on handing Skuse the captaincy during City's pre-season tour of Sweden, Coppell said: "Cole is a proud Bristolian, a local boy and it wasn't a big decision to make, it was the right move in the situation.

"There are players who you admire for being good, solid professionals and Cole is one of them.

"He can be as good as he wants to be. He's growing all the time."


City take on current Swedish league leaders Helsingborg tonight (5pm BST).




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:Thursday July 15 2010

Time: 12:11PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Bristol City Articles

Agard A Target For Cotterill? (Tuesday July 29 2014)

Osborne Picks Up Nasty Injury (Tuesday July 22 2014)

City Notch 3-0 Win Against Gunners (Tuesday July 22 2014)

Former Keeper Moves Again (Monday July 21 2014)

Former Striker Joins Altrincham. (Monday July 21 2014)

Wilbraham Happy To Join Robins (Monday July 21 2014)

Former Magpie On Trial With Robins (Saturday July 19 2014)

Wolves Youngster A Target For City? (Thursday July 17 2014)

Squad Numbers Announced At City (Saturday July 12 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

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Barnsley 0 0 0 0 +0 0
2. Bradford 0 0 0 0 +0 0
3. Bristol City 0 0 0 0 +0 0
4. Chesterfield 0 0 0 0 +0 0
5. Colchester 0 0 0 0 +0 0
6. Coventry 0 0 0 0 +0 0
7. Crawley 0 0 0 0 +0 0

Breaking League News

O's Hold QPR
» Leyton Orient : 29/07/2014 22:21:00
Pressley Hails Signing of 'First Class' Tudgay
» Coventry : 29/07/2014 21:04:00
Spotlight On…Notts County
» Peterborough : 29/07/2014 20:00:00
Oldham Announce 2014-15 Shirt Numbers
» Oldham : 29/07/2014 16:59:00
Agard A Target For Cotterill
» Bristol City : 29/07/2014 16:33:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Can Cotterill get us back up?
Suggested By:  
Yes 67%
No 33%