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About the Club

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In Brief

Founded: 1894 as Bristol South End
Turned Professional: 1897

Current Division: EFL Championship
Home Stadium: Ashton Gate
Address: Ashton Road, Bristol BS3 2EJ

Nickname: The Robins
Main Sponsors 2019/20: DUNDER
Club Mascot: Scrumpy the Robin

Derby Matches

Bristol Rovers, Cheltenham Town, Exeter City, Forest Green Rovers, Plymouth Argyle, Swindon Town, Torquay United, Yeovil Town, Cardiff City, Newport County AFC, Swansea City

Official 2019/20 Kits by Bristol Sport


Bristol City FC - Official 2019/20 Home Kit

Red shirt with white trim and detailing. White shorts with red trim and detailing. Red socks with white trim and detailing.


Bristol City FC - Official 2019/20 Away Kit

Black shirt and shorts with white trim and detailing. Black and white socks with white trim and detailing.

History and Honours

Previous Names

Bristol South End (1894-1897)

Stadium History

Ashton Gate (1904-Present) / View Stadium
St John's Lane (1894-1904)

Club Honours

Division 2 Champions: 1905/06
League 1 Champions: 2014/15
Division 3 South Champions: 1922/23, 1926/27, 1954/55
Football League Trophy Winners: 1985/86, 2002/03, 2014/15
Welsh Cup Winners: 1933/34
Anglo-Scottish Cup Winners: 1977/78

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1st Team Squad 2019/20

Benik Afobe (Forward, On loan from Stoke City) /  Soccerbase  
Nathan Baker (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Filip Benkovic (Defender, On loan from Leicester City) /  Soccerbase  
Daniel Bentley (Goalkeeper) /  Soccerbase  
Jay Dasilva (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Famara Diedhiou (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Niclas Eliasson (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Markus Henriksen (Midfielder, On loan from Hull City) /  Soccerbase  
Freddie Hinds (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Jack Hunt (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Tomas Kalas (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Niki Maenpaa (Goalkeeper) /  Soccerbase  
Han-Noah Massengo (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Adam Nagy (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Callum O'Dowda (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Kasey Palmer (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Jamie Paterson (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Pedro Pereira (Defender, On loan from Benfica, Portugal) /  Soccerbase  
Tommy Rowe (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Korey Smith (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Zak Vyner (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Marley Watkins (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Andreas Weimann (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Nahki Wells (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Ashley Williams (Defender) /  Soccerbase  

Club Staff


Owner: Stephen Lansdown CBE
Chairman: Jon Lansdown
Chief Executive Officer: Mark Ashton
Executive Director: Doug Harman
Club President: Marina Dolman MBE
Vice-President: Betty Rosemary Bennett
Honorary Vice-President: Marcus Trescothick MBE

Management & Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Dean Holden (Age 41 years) / Appointed 4th July 2020 (3 months, 20 days ago) /  Soccerbase  
Assistant Head Coaches: Keith Downing, Paul Simpson
Goalkeeping Coach: Pat Mountain

Former Managers

Lee Johnson (Feb 2016-Jul 2020) /  Soccerbase  
John Pemberton (Caretaker Manager, Jan 2016-Feb 2016) /  Soccerbase  
Steve Cotterill (Dec 2013-Jan 2016) /  Soccerbase  
Sean O'Driscoll (Jan 2013-Nov 2013) /  Soccerbase  
Derek McInnes (Oct 2011-Jan 2013) /  Soccerbase  
Keith Millen (Aug 2010-Oct 2011) /  Soccerbase  
Steve Coppell (May 2010-Aug 2010) /  Soccerbase  
Keith Millen (Caretaker Manager, Mar 2010-May 2010) /  Soccerbase  
Gary Johnson (Sep 2005-Mar 2010) /  Soccerbase  
Keith Millen (Caretaker Manager, Sep 2005) /  Soccerbase  
Brian Tinnion (Player/Manager, Jun 2004-Sep 2005) /  Soccerbase  
Danny Wilson (Jun 2000-Jun 2004) /  Soccerbase  
Leroy Rosenior (Joint Caretaker Manager, Jan 2000-Jun 2000) /  Soccerbase  
Tony Fawthrop (Joint Caretaker Manager, Jan 2000-Jun 2000) /  Soccerbase  
David Burnside (Joint Caretaker Manager, Jan 2000-Jun 2000) /  Soccerbase  
Tony Pulis (Jul 1999-Jan 2000) /  Soccerbase  
Benny Lennartsson (Oct 1998-Jul 1999) /  Soccerbase  
John Ward (Mar 1997-Oct 1998) /  Soccerbase  
Gerry Sweeney (Caretaker Manager, Mar 1997) /  Soccerbase  
Joe Jordan (Nov 1994-Mar 1997) /  Soccerbase  
Russell Osman (Player/Manager, Jan 1993-Nov 1994) /  Soccerbase  
Denis Smith (Mar 1992-Jan 1993) /  Soccerbase  
Jimmy Lumsden (Oct 1990-Feb 1992) /  Soccerbase  
Joe Jordan (Player/Manager, Mar 1988-Sep 1990) /  Soccerbase  
Terry Cooper (Player/Manager, May 1982-Mar 1988) /  Soccerbase  
Roy Hodgson (Jan 1982-Apr 1982) /  Soccerbase  
Bob Houghton (Oct 1980-Jan 1982) /  Soccerbase  
Alan Dicks (Oct 1967-Sep 1980) /  Soccerbase  
Fred Ford
Peter Doherty
Pat Beasley
Bob Wright
Bob Hewison
Joe Bradshaw
Alex Raisbeck
Joe Palmer
Jack Hamilton
George Hedley
Frank Bacon
Harry Thickett
Bobby Campbell
Sam Hollis

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Club Media

Official Websites

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Official Social Media

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Official Apps

/ Club App: (iOS Universal (iPhone, iPad and iPod touch))

Local Radio Stations

/ BBC Radio Bristol: (94.9 & 104.6 FM / 11B (218.640MHz) DAB)

Club Trivia

Famous Supporters

Banksy: (Graffiti artist)  / Website: 
Pete Budd: (The Wurzels lead singer and guitarist)  / Website:  / Twitter: @TheWurzels
Jenson Button: (Formula One racing driver)  / Website:  / Twitter: @jensonbutton
Gareth Chilcot: (Former Bath and England rugby union player)  / Website:  / Twitter: @garethchilcott
Justin Lee Collins: (TV and radio presenter)  / Twitter: @iam_jlc
Robert Del Naja: (Massive Attack singer-songwriter)  / Website:  / Twitter: @MassiveAttackUK
Mark Dudbridge: (Professional darts player)  / Twitter: @markdudbridge
Jack Leach: (Somerset and England cricketer)  / Twitter: @jackleach1991
Grant Marshall: (Daddy G, Massive Attack)  / Website:  / Twitter: @MassiveAttackUK
Dominic Mohan: (Journalist)  / Twitter: @dominicjmohan
Tony Robinson: (Blackadder actor)  / Twitter: @Tony_Robinson
Richard Scudamore: (Premier League Chief Executive) 
Joe Sims: (Actor)  / Twitter: @joesims10
Marcus Trescothick: (Former Somerset and England cricketer)  / Twitter: @Trescricket
Mark Watson: (Stand-up comedian)  / Website:  / Twitter: @watsoncomedian
Chris Wood: (Professional golfer)  / Twitter: @chris3wood

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