Vital Football

Latest Bristol City News

McInnes Happy With Robins After Draw With Hammers.

McInnes Happy With Robins After Draw With Hammers.

Derek McInnes was happy with the way his side approached the game with West Ham United last night, earning themselves a draw that takes them within touching distance of staying in the Championship.



And of course the point also makes sure that the Hammers miss out on automatic promotion, they could have done with a win to keep the pressure on Southampton and Reading at the top of the table.

City found themselves defending in numbers last night as West Ham threw everything at the hosts to find that all important winner, it was a style of play described by the manager as "ugly", but it did the job.

McInnes told reporters:'There's not many teams that will get a fluency against West Ham. It's the way it is. You've got to do the ugly side of the game well, you've got to stand up to it.

'West Ham are a big, big side with a lot of experience and they know how to win games and they ask questions of you so you won't get a lot of teams playing against West Ham with a lot of fluency.

'I wasn't expecting it to be a pretty night, I wasn't expecting it to be expansive. I was expecting it to be naughty at times, I was expecting it to be physical and that was exactly what it was.'


Writer:Andy999
Date:Wednesday April 18 2012
Time: 7:41AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Bristol City Articles

Johnson Hails Great Brentford Spirit

Bristol City were facing a second successive Championship defeat until an added time equaliser secured a 2-2 draw at Brentford on Tuesday.

Vital View - Championship - 15th August 2017

The Championship season continued with the latest round of games played during midweek, 15th August.

Transfer Windows To End Early?

The Premier League and the EFL will both be seeking thoughts from member clubs on whether or not to close the summer transfer window before the season kicks off in coming years.

Stats: Brentford v Bristol City

All the stats from Brentford (2) vs (2) Bristol City, Griffin Park, 15/8/17 Att: 9.811

Archived Vital Bristol City Articles

Vital Bristol City articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Bristol City
Write For Vital Bristol City
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Brentford MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Fielding100%
Pisano0%
Baker0%
Wright0%
Bryan0%
Brownhill0%
Smith0%
Pack0%
Paterson0%
Diedhiou0%
Reid0%
Sub - O'Dowda0%
Sub - O'Neil0%
Sub - Hinds0%
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Bristol City Results (view all)

Bristol City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.luigi BCFC4
The Vital Football Members League