Vital Football

Latest Bristol City News

Rovers Game Will Help City's Start

Rovers Game Will Help City's Start

City's up and coming game against Bristol Rovers on August 4th is just what the side need as the start of the new season looms.

The two teams meet at Ashton Gate for a friendly which has been arranged for Louis Carey's testimonial.

It's the first time the two clubs have met for over five years and McInnes knows that it will be a friendly that is going to have that competitive edge about it and it will do the team a power of good just ten days before City start the season with a Capital One Cup game against Gillingham.

The boss told the Bristol Evening Post: 'Louis considered a number of different clubs, but when Bristol Rovers came up, it appealed on a number of levels.

'Given that it comes ten days before our first competitive game against Gillingham (in the League Cup), I wanted a competitive match.

'I hope it will be a great day for Louis Carey and that lots of people turn up and enjoy themselves. But by the same token, there will be a real edge and bite to the game and that can only be good in terms of our pre-season preparation."



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

Writer:Andy999
Date:Tuesday July 31 2012
Time: 4:19PM

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Bristol City Articles

Stats: Barnsley v Bristol City

All the stats from Barnsley (2) vs (2) Bristol City, Oakwell, 30/3/18 Att: 12,236

Striker Pleased With Scoresheet Return

Bristol City striker Milan Djuric has been speaking this week about his delight at returning to the scoresheet in last weekend's victory over Ipswich Town.

Stats: Bristol City v Ipswich Town

All the stats from Bristol City (1) vs (0) Ipswich Town, Ashton Gate, 17/3/18 Att: 21,509

Bristol City v Ipswich - Line Ups

Bristol City are at home with Ipswich Town visiting Ashton Gate today for the latest Championship game.

Bristol City Archived 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)

Barnsley MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Fielding100%
Pisano0%
Wright0%
Baker0%
Bryan0%
Brownhill0%
Pack0%
Smith0%
Paterson0%
Diedhiou0%
Reid0%
Sub - Kent0%
Sub - Djuric0%
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Bristol City Results (view all)

Bristol City Fixtures

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.luigi BCFC2
Write for Vital Football