Howard joins Bristol City

  • Last Updated: February 15 2013, 16:57 GMT

Bristol City have signed Brian Howard on a deal until the end of the season and the midfielder goes straight into the Robins' squad to face Cardiff on Saturday.

Brian Howard: Bristol City switch
Brian Howard: Bristol City switch

The 30-year-old has been training with City for the past 10 days and joins on a free transfer, having been released by Portsmouth at the end of January.

Head coach Sean O'Driscoll said: "He's got npower Championship experience and is technically very good.

"Brian was available and financially fits into the model going forwards.

"His personality will add something positive to the group."

Howard began his professional career at Swindon before spells at Barnsley, Sheffield United, Reading and Millwall.


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