UK time is: 02:49:52
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Sinclair could have been a Robin

City boss Keith Millen has lifted the lid on how City tried and failed to sign Scott Sinclair from Chelsea in the summer.

The Bath-born winger was a target for former City manager Steve Coppell in the summer but was quoted 2-million by Chelsea, his club at the time.

City baulked at the asking price while former Stamford Bridge youth team manager Brendan Rogers, now in charge at the Liberty Stadium, managed to talk the Blues into parting with Sinclair for a bargain 500,000.

"Had they offered him to us for that kind of price, then he would probably be a Bristol City player now," Millen told the Bristol Evening Post.

"But we spoke to Chelsea on a couple of occasions and they were asking silly money. Their valuation was way beyond what we could afford, so we went out and bought Albert Adomah instead."

Become our friend on FACEBOOK




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 November 11 2010

Time: 10:26PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
No use dreaming of what might have been we just have to carry on putting up with fourth best
Clist
Report Abuse
12/11/2010 06:38:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Bristol City Articles

City Travel To Chesterfield (Friday April 24 2015)

City Plod Onto Title Win. (Sunday April 19 2015)

Stats: City v Coventry (Saturday April 18 2015)

Team Sheet: City v Coventry (Saturday April 18 2015)

Stats: Bradford v Bristol City (Tuesday April 14 2015)

Stats: Preston v Bristol City (Saturday April 11 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. Sabrina 23
2. Dingo6666 5
3. luigi BCFC 4
4. Tax Dodger 3
5. rovers r crap 1
6. Pilager 1
7. Gustav 1
8. CSI Bristol 1

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Bristol City 44 27 12 5 +50 93
2. Preston 44 24 14 6 +37 86
3. MK Dons 44 25 10 9 +52 85
4. Swindon 43 23 8 12 +22 77
5. Sheff Utd 44 19 12 13 +13 69
6. Chesterfield 44 19 11 14 +15 68
7. Rochdale 44 19 6 19 +12 63

Breaking League News

Coventry City v Crewe Alexandra
Coventry : 24/04/2015 23:00:00
Vital Walsall Player Of the Year 2014/15 Results
Walsall : 24/04/2015 21:06:00
DRFC Can Rovers push County closer to the drop?
Doncaster : 24/04/2015 19:00:01
City Travel To Chesterfield
Bristol City : 24/04/2015 17:42:01
VitalOrient Editor Role
Leyton Orient : 24/04/2015 17:23:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM v Preston
Suggested By:  
Fielding 17%
Ayling 0%
Flint 0%
Williams 0%
Tavernier 83%
Smith 0%
Pack 0%
Freeman 0%
Bryan 0%
Agard 0%
Wilbraham 0%
Elliott - 90' 0%
Emmanuel-Thomas - 82 0%