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Three things we learnt: Queens Park Rangers 1-0 Bristol City

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What was a fairly drab affair, if truth be told, at Loftus Road resulted in the home side securing all three points courtesy of Idrissa Sylla’s 75th minute opener. Queens Park Rangers were just about good value for their win, as in the second half they created more chances, and forced Bristol City goalkeeper Frank Fielding into a couple of smart …

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QPR vs Bristol City: Match preview and predicted line-ups

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14th host 5th on a Tuesday night at Loftus Road, as Bristol City visit QPR in the Sky Bet Championship. Despite the nine places that separate the two sides, there is only four points between the Rs and the Robins, and a win for the home side could, if other results go their way, propel the Shepherds Bush outfit to …

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Would Abel Hernandez have been a better option for Aston Villa than Jonathan Kodjia?

Aston Villa have just signed Jonathan Kodjia for £15 million from Bristol City. However, only hours before the deal was announced, Sky sources have suggested that Roberto di Matteo was actually planning a £20 million raid for Hull City’s Abel Hernandez. Therefore, the question almost certainly on the lips of Aston Villa fans as they approach deadline day is this: …

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Luke Ayling joins Leeds United from Bristol City – Twitter Reacts

Former Arsenal academy product Luke Ayling has put pen to paper on a three year contract at Elland Road, signing from Championship rivals Bristol City. In Ayling, Leeds United have acquired a 24-year-old right-back who is also capable of playing central defender or even as a deep lying midfielder if necessary. The defender joined Bristol City in the summer of 2014 from …

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Bristol City’s Kieran Agard joins MK Dons – Twitter Reacts

Kieran Agard has joined MK Dons for a club record transfer fee from Bristol City. The 26-year-old Londoner has signed a three year contract at MK Dons, and manager Karl Robinson clearly rates the former Everton academy product enough to spend an undisclosed club record fee on the striker. Agard has great pedigree at League One level, getting promoted out of …

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Is the Bristol Sport model the way forward?

Bristol Sport, owned by local billionaire Steve Lansdown, is an umbrella style company which incorporates much of Bristol’s sport within it. Similar to models abroad (such as Barcelona which along with football also includes sports like volleyball, and incidentally was the model that inspired Lansdown) Bristol Sport seeks to unite local sports teams and individuals under a common banner for …

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Is Lee Johnson the right man for Bristol City?

Recently I wrote a piece for The Boot Room, analysing the major contenders for the vacant managerial (or as we know now – Head Coach) position at Bristol City. I examined eight potential candidates for the role, based on odds of the bookmakers, and an educated guess. Somewhat embarrassingly, Lee Johnson was not on my list of potential candidates. This is …

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