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From Shearer to Rooney: Five of England’s finest to have played at Ashton Gate

Since opening its doors for the first time in 1887 to what was then Bedminster FC, Ashton Gate Stadium has hosted some of the very best players in world football, with Kevin De Bruyne, Luis Suarez, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, and Sergio Aguero some of the finest to have graced its turf in recent years. However, with …

OPINION: City Superstitions

by Luke Thorne ¦ @ElleCeeJayTee  Red socks on match days and pre-match badge kissing, it’s the silly superstitions that lockdown football has been missing  I think I’ve finally cracked it, or maybe I’ve just finally cracked. But, after months of watching lockdown football, I have finally worked out why I haven’t felt that pre-match buzz like I used to.   Despite Saturday’s game against Coventry being the first of the …

City from Afar: Canada

by Matt Stickland ¦ @LandOfSticks The massive upheaval of Covid-19 has impacted the sport we love, but also how we love it – and our team. When no one’s allowed to go to the pub, or Ashton Gate, or even really leave the house, following Bristol City is now more or less the same for …

OPINION: All bets are off – a look at Bristol City’s sponsorship history.

by Harry Elliott | @harry94elliott You always remember your first. For me, it will always be DAS. The impactful circle with the cute, almost wheatsheaf like, emblems around the perimeter. Scott Murray cupping his ear at Ninian Park, Christian Roberts chopping inside and sending Ashton Gate into delirium, Tommy Doc lifting the LDV in Cardiff …

Loan Targets: Can City raid the young talents of Chelsea and Liverpool once more?

by Sam Haskins ¦ @SamHaskins15  The signing of Joe Williams last week has the Bristol City faithful eagerly awaiting confirmation of more additions to their side ahead of the new season. With the COVID-19 pandemic still having a large impact on clubs’ income, the loan market may be the best option to bolster squads for …

OPINION: Purple and Lime is back… again?

by Luke Thorne ¦ @ElleCeeJayTee  After a rigorous (or was it vigorous?) recruitment process, Bristol City finally announced Dean Holden as their new Head Coach. To suggest that Holden’s appointment is a polarising one would be an understatement, and akin to concluding that Brexit provoked ‘a bit of debate’. Thankfully, the unveiling of City’s new …

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