UK time is: 04:15:53
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Gilly Goes

With the closure of the transfer window only hours away it now appears unlikely that City manager Gary Johnson will be able to add a striker to his squad, although bids remain on the table for James Hayter (Bournemouth) and Michael Reddy (Grimsby Town). There has been activity in an outward direction, however, with Steven Gillespie completing his move to Cheltenham Town for an undisclosed fee. City have also negotiated a sell on clause for the ex-Liverpool trainee.
Four other City players are waiting to see if they attract attention before the window closes.Clayton Fortune is likely to extend his loan spell at Port Vale until the end of the season, while Luke Wilkshire, Jamie Smith and Ryan Harley are all available for a temporary or permanent move.The biggest surprise would be a move for Australian international Wilkshire, but he has been unable to get back into the side since his injury in the win at Port Vale. Luke feels that a lack of first team football could hamper his chances of playing in the World Cup with Australia, whilst City are all too aware that the former Middlesborough player is out of contract at the end of the season and could walk away without a fee, a considerable loss for City who paid 250,000 for his services.
It could be an interesting evening and although my hunch is that the Clayton Fortune loan extension will be the only transaction, I hope that I am proved wrong.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer:  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday January 31 2006

Time: 4:34PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Bristol City Articles

Dons Miss Out After Scunthorpe Draw (Wednesday January 28 2015)

Cotterill: 'We Had Good Chances' (Monday January 26 2015)

Stats: Robins v West Ham (Sunday January 25 2015)

Cotterill Hoping For That Bit Of Luck (Saturday January 24 2015)

Cotterill: 'Three big points' (Sunday January 18 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)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Swindon 26 16 6 4 +27 54
2. Bristol City 25 16 6 3 +26 54
3. MK Dons 26 15 7 4 +29 52
4. Preston 25 13 7 5 +14 46
5. Chesterfield 26 10 8 8 +5 38
6. Rochdale 25 11 4 10 +12 37
7. Fleetwood 27 10 7 10 +1 37

Breaking League News

Sheff Utd : 28/01/2015 21:47:00
Improved Second Half Pleases Robins
Scunthorpe : 28/01/2015 20:21:00
Oldham Now Rescheduled
Rochdale : 28/01/2015 19:42:00
Hill - No Shame In Stoke Loss
Rochdale : 28/01/2015 19:38:00
Big Decision & Fatigue Cost Us - Saunders
Crawley : 28/01/2015 19:28:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM v West Ham
Suggested By:  
Fielding 0%
Ayling 0%
Flint 0%
Williams 0%
Little 0%
Saville 0%
K Smith 50%
Bryan 0%
Freeman 50%
Emmanuel-Thomas 0%
M Smith 0%
Wagstaff 75' 0%
Agard 82' 0%
Pack 83' 0%