UK time is: 01:08:25
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

McInnes Not Happy With Ref Decision

It wasn`t Bristol City`s best display when they went down 3-0 at home to Leeds United at the weekend.

Reduced to nine men you don`t have much of a chance of winning anything, not that I think City could have beat Leeds with all eleven players on the pitch, far from it.

But Bristol City manager Derek McInnes thought differently, he felt that the sending`s off were the turning point of a game that the Robins were still in until the red was shown.

Snodgrass opened the scoring in the 40th minute with a low drive from McCormack's pass.

The problems started just before the break when Wilson brought down McCormack and as he was the last man the ref had no choice but to send him off.

But then Bolasie was booked twice in as many minutes for fouls early in the second half and Leeds had it easy from then on.

McCormack made it 2-0 with a left-foot shot in the 79th minute and after a succession of chances, Becchio blasted the third past David James in stoppage time.

McInnes said: 'I thought the referee got one sending-off right and the other wrong. Wilson didn't get a touch on the ball so he had to go, but the red card for Bolasie was very harsh.

'The Leeds player made the most of the challenge for his first booking and there was no intent to bring his opponent down when the second yellow card was issued.

'The decisions affected the game, but we can't blame the result on them. We were naive in certain situations and need to learn the lessons from that.

'I was short of defenders through injury even before Wilson's sending-off so I will be trying to bring someone in on loan as soon as possible.'


JOIN US ON...http://www.facebookloginhut.com/facebook-login/

FOLLOW ON...http://www.facebookloginhut.com/facebook-login/




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: Andy999 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday February 6 2012

Time: 7:23PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Bristol City Articles

Wasted Chances Cost says Cotterill (Sunday November 23 2014)

Preston End City's Glorious Home Run (Saturday November 22 2014)

Stats: Bristol City v Preston (Saturday November 22 2014)

Bristol City v Preston: The Team Line-Ups (Saturday November 22 2014)

City Set For Preston Test (Friday November 21 2014)

Elliott Remains Banned (Friday November 21 2014)

Roger East In Charge of City v Preston. (Thursday November 20 2014)

Fixtures Dates for Final Day (Thursday November 20 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)

1. Shed 8 23
2. Dingo6666 19
3. Tax Dodger 18
4. BigAndy999 12
5. salty balls 12
6. Lollipop Licker 11
7. Dung Heap 10
8. Zac Dingle 10
9. Staffs Robin 8
10. biffo bear 7

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Bristol City 18 10 6 2 +14 36
2. Swindon 18 10 5 3 +15 35
3. Preston 18 10 4 4 +11 34
4. MK Dons 15 9 3 3 +14 30
5. Sheff Utd 17 9 3 5 +4 30
6. Notts County 17 8 5 4 +8 29
7. Peterborough 18 8 3 7 +5 27

Breaking League News

Wasted Chances Cost says Cotterill
Bristol City : 23/11/2014 22:59:00
Grayson Praises His Players After Important Win.
Bristol City : 23/11/2014 22:46:00
Swindon's Smith Set To Return Against Fleetwood
Swindon : 23/11/2014 20:16:00
Vital Posh MOTM v Swindon Town Poll
Peterborough : 23/11/2014 13:45:00
Rate The Ref - Posh v Swindon - Phil Gibbs
Peterborough : 23/11/2014 13:11:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM v Preston
Suggested By:  
Fielding 0%
Ayling 0%
Flint 0%
Williams 0%
Little 0%
Smith 0%
Pack 0%
Freeman 0%
Bryan 0%
Agard 0%
Wilbraham 0%
Emmanuel-Thomas 69' 0%
Kane 70' 0%
Reid 85' 0%