Bristol City - Bristol City Overcome Cardiff To Take Points
UK time is: 17:02:41
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Bristol City Overcome Cardiff To Take Points

Cardiff City failed in their late bid to get something from the game with Bristol City at Ashton Gate on Saturday.

City looked a little nervous on the ball early doors but they were soon calmed when Stephen Pearson got on the end of Jon Stead's cross to plant the ball home for 1-0 just after the half hour mark.

A couple of minutes later and the scores could have been levelled again but Mark Hudson's header came back off the crossbar.

But City were looking comfortable at half time when Martyn Woolford raced clear of the Cardiff defence and slotted the ball into the corner of the net.

Ten minutes into the second half and Cardiff were handed a lifeline when Peter Whittingham crossed for Joe Mason to head home.

But City held their nerve and were sitting on a two goal cushion once again when Woolford picked up a ball from substitute Sam Baldock and fired home his second and City's third.

Heidar Helguson tried to force a Cardiff comeback when he netted a low cross from Kevin McNaughton late on.

But Sam Baldock rounded off a fine debut when he went through and finished nicely from just outside the area to make it 4-2 to Bristol City.

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:Sunday August 26 2012

Time: 5:34AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Stringing some good results together, we look good up front now, very sharp
old grandad
Report Abuse
26/08/2012 06:42:00


Have Your Say

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

Recent Bristol City Articles

Robinson Angered At Half Time (Sunday October 4 2015)

Stats: Bristol City v MK Dons (Saturday October 3 2015)

City vs MK Dons: Team Sheet (Saturday October 3 2015)

Six Pointer Already, MK Dons Preview (Friday October 2 2015)

Looking Back: Three Years Ago (Wednesday September 30 2015)

Darren Bond In Charge Of City vs MK Dons (Wednesday September 30 2015)

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. luigi BCFC 2

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Huddersfield 10 2 4 4 -4 10
19. MK Dons 10 2 2 6 -5 8
20. Brentford 10 2 2 6 -7 8
21. Rotherham 10 2 2 6 -7 8
22. Bolton 10 1 5 4 -7 8
23. Preston 10 1 4 5 -6 7
24. Bristol City 10 1 4 5 -8 7

Breaking League News

Town keepers Give Me Jeepers Creepers!
Ipswich : 10/10/2015 13:54:01
Rams Trio Help Ireland To Famous Win
Derby County : 10/10/2015 13:41:00
Hillsborough Trip Moved For TV
Derby County : 10/10/2015 13:30:00
RUFC - Today is Non-League Day!
Rotherham : 10/10/2015 09:00:00
LUFC Hockaday Lands Harriers Job
Leeds Utd : 10/10/2015 08:02:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

City vs MK Dons
Suggested By:  
City win 25%
Draw 50%
MK Dons win 25%