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Bristol City's Lee Tomlin signs with rivals Cardiff

Lee Tomlin in action against Fleetwood in the FA Cup third round in January. Credit: PA

Bristol City striker Lee Tomlin has been sold to Cardiff City for an undisclosed fee.

The 28-year-old has signed a three-year contract at Cardiff City Stadium.

Since turning his loan deal into a permanent move, it didn’t quite work out for Lee, as he acknowledged publicly.

Everyone at Ashton Gate would like to wish Lee all the very best for the future.

– Mark Ashton, CEO Bristol City

Lee Tomlin made 60 appearances for the club during his loan and permanent spell, scoring 13 times – six of which came during his initial stint.

He announced the move on Twitter:

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Tammy tells media he'd like to return to City in the future

Bristol City forward Tammy Abraham has said it would be nice to return to the club in the future as he prepares for his final game before returning to Chelsea.

Abraham was speaking at the club's training ground ahead of the final match of the season this Sunday. City host Birmingham at Ashton Gate and while they are assured of Championship football next season, their opponents need a win to ensure survival. The fixture has drawn added attention since Harry Redknapp took over at Birmingham, bringing with him former City boss Steve Cotterill as his assistant.

The loanee has scored 26 goals this season and played a major role in ensuring their survival in the Championship. Speaking on Thursday morning the 19 year old said he had enjoyed his first full season of men's football and didn't rule out a return to Ashton Gate at some point:

Bristol City players to refund fans after 5-0 defeat by Preston North End

Bristol City's players are to reimburse the ticket cost for away fans who travelled to Tuesday's game against Preston North End.

The Robins were defeated 5-0, which has left the club one point above the Championship relegation zone.

312 Bristol City supporters made the round trip from Bristol to Deepdale.

Currently, the club are 21st in the table, having won just four of their past 29 league games.

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