Championship - Bristol City sack manager McInnes

Bristol City have sacked manager Derek McInnes hours after slumping to the bottom of the Championship table.

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Championship - Bristol City sack manager McInnes

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Derek McInnes, Bristol City manager

The Robins suffered a comprehensive 4-0 defeat to Leicester City at Ashton Gate, their 16th loss in 26 games this season.

Director Jon Lansdown said in a statement: "This is a decision we felt we had to make for the good of the football club. Derek has been a pleasure to work with; he's disappointed but he understands the decision."

The statement continued: "We want to give ourselves the best possible chance of getting out of the situation we are currently in and we've got 20 games to do that."

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