Fresh cash injected into Bristol City before possible buying spree in the summer

3 June 2019

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Photo: Getty Images It seems like the Head Coach of Championship club Bristol City, Lee Johnson, should prepare for a busy summer in the transfer market. Today it was revealed through filings to Companies House that owner Steve Lansdown has injected fresh capital into the club.

It seems like owner Steve Lansdown is preparing the club for a busy transfer summer. A Companies House fling reveals a big capital injection into the club.

Last season the club came very close to a play-off place despite spending very little on wages compared with its rivals at the top of the Championship.

Big losses in the last couple of years might curtail spending so as not to breach FFP rules.

Kasper Kronenberg

Bristol City are working hard to prepare not only for the forthcoming season but also for their long-term future, with a number of developments taking place at the club.

Last week it was announced that Keith Dawe had stepped down as chairman, with Jon Lansdown, the son of the club’s owner Steve Lansdown, taking his place in the boardroom. Jon Lansdown used to be the club’s vice chairman.

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