Vital Football

Latest Bristol City News

Bolasie deal confirmed

Bolasie deal confirmed

Bristol City have confirmed the signing of Plymouth Argyle winger Yannick Bolasie for an undisclosed fee.

The 22-year-old has signed a two-year contract at Ashton Gate after agreeing terms and passing a medical last week.

City are believed to have picked up Bolasie for a bargain-basement fee of under £50,000 and boss Keith Millen was understandably delighted with his first piece of business this summer.

"When I heard he was available, I was really excited," Millen told thisisdevon.co.uk. "I saw it as a fantastic opportunity for us to bring in a really exciting player for a snip.

"Players like Bolasie don't become available at that price very often and it was simply too good an opportunity to turn down.

"Not only is he a bit quicker than Albert, he is also more powerful.

"Yannick is the kind of player who can come on and make a difference, someone who can potentially change a game."


The deal was held up as both City boss Keith Millen and the Football League secretary were on holiday, but the move was swiftly ratified as both men returned to their desks on Monday.



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

Writer:Tin
Date:Monday June 6 2011
Time: 10:36AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Bristol City Articles

FA Cup Ball Numbers Known (3/12/16)

With FA Cup second round ties taking place this weekend, the ball numbers for the third round draw of the competition have now been allocated.

500,000+ Season Tickets Sold In 2016/17

More than 500,000 Season Tickets were sold in the Football League pyramid for the 2016/17 season.

FA Cup 3rd Round Draw Next Monday

The third round draw for the 2016/17 FA Cup will take place on Monday evening.

How Do Bristol City Fare In The BBC's 2016 Survey?

The BBC's Price Of Football survey for 2016 was released a week last Wednesday evening and as ever they looked at everything from the price of tickets through to the price of pies...

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:
Yes74%
No17%
Need more9%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 19 13 1 5 40 21
2 Brighton 18 11 5 2 38 17
3 Reading 18 10 4 4 34 6
4 Birmingham 18 8 7 3 31 5
5 Leeds Utd 18 9 2 7 29 1
6 Huddersfield 18 9 2 7 29 -3
7 Sheff Wed 18 8 4 6 28 0
8 Norwich 18 8 3 7 27 -1
9 Derby County 18 7 5 6 26 3
10 Fulham 18 6 7 5 25 4
11 Aston Villa 18 5 10 3 25 3
12 Preston 18 7 4 7 25 2
13 Forest 19 7 4 8 25 1
14 Bristol City 18 7 3 8 24 2
15 Ipswich 18 6 6 6 24 0
16 Q.P.R. 19 6 5 8 23 -8
17 Brentford 18 6 4 8 22 3
18 Barnsley 18 6 4 8 22 0
19 Wolves 19 5 6 8 21 -3
20 Burton 18 4 7 7 19 -5
21 Blackburn 18 5 4 9 19 -7
22 Wigan 18 4 6 8 18 -4
23 Cardiff 18 5 3 10 18 -12
24 Rotherham 18 1 4 13 7 -25
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Bristol City Results (view all)

Bristol City Fixtures (view all)

Dec 3 2016 3:00PM : Ipswich Town (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 10 2016 3:00PM : Huddersfield Town (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 13 2016 7:45PM : Brentford (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 17 2016 3:00PM : Preston North End (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 26 2016 3:00PM : Wolverhampton Wanderers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 30 2016 7:45PM : Ipswich Town (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.luigi BCFC1
Vital Football Comment