Vital Football

Latest Bristol City News

Robins Hit Four In Palace Romp

Robins Hit Four In Palace Romp

Bristol City got their home league games off to a flyer last night a they hammered Crystal Palace 4-1 at Ashton Gate.

The Robins had a new man to show off to the crowd before the game in the shape of Sam Baldock who joined the club from West Ham United.

City were looking good, Jon Stead almost had the home side in front, but the woodwork stopped his effort.

No problem though, on nine minutes the Robins had the ball in the net when Stead set up Ryan Taylor and he hammered the ball home for 1-0.

Palace were visibly shook by that and three minutes later they conceded again, Martyn Woolford provided the enjoyment this time, firing home from inside the box.

In the second half it took City just ten minutes to add the third goal of the game after Jonathan Parr brought down Stead in the box and the same player got up to take the kick and easily netted.

Palace could have given up at that point, but full credit to them, they kept plugging away and were rewarded for their efforts with 25 minutes left on the clock. Good build up play from Owen Garvan and Wilbraham allowed Kagisho Dikgacoi to grab a goal back.

But City hit their fourth with nine minutes left on the clock, this time it was Albert Adomah with a low shot from 25 yards.



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

Writer:Andy999
Date:Wednesday August 22 2012
Time: 7:39AM

Comments

0
Excellent result, excellent night and an excellent showing from the lads. And Davies and Baldock still to come!
Throbbing Rod
22/08/2012 07:44:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Bristol City Articles

Robins Smash Transfer Record For Diedhiou

Bristol City, eclipsing the £3.25m for Kodjia, who left for Aston Villa in a deal that could net £15m, have signed Diedhiou from Angers as Chelsea loanee Abrahams' replacement.

Bristol City Announce Pisano Arrival From Verona

Eros Pisano has become Bristol City's first signing. The ex-Varese, Pisa, Palermo and Genoa right back has signed a two year deal after helping Verona to promotion from Serie B.

Senegal International Set To Arrive

Angers - the club our ex-player Kodjia, now at Aston Villa, arrived from - forward Diedhiou is heading to Bristol City, most likely as the replacement for Chelsea's Abrahams.

Johnson - Of Course Tomlin Is In Our Plans

Tomlin appeared to suggest he wouldn't be a Bristol City player next season but Robins boss Johnson insists the ex-Middlesbrough & Bournemouth forward is in his future plans.

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)

Birmingham MotM
Suggested By:
Giefer4%
Little0%
Flint21%
Wright0%
Bryan3%
Brownhill3%
Smith3%
Pack6%
Paterson3%
Abraham6%
Taylor42%
Sub-Tomlin3%
Sub-Djuric3%
Sub-O Dowda3%
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)

Vital Football Comment