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Lee Johnson leaves Barnsley for Bristol City

Lee Johnson has left his role as Barnsley manager after being appointed as the new head coach of Bristol Rovers on a three-and-a-half year contract.

Johnson was in the stands at Bristol City today Credit: PA

The 34-year-old was given permission to speak to the Robins on Friday after the Championship strugglers triggered a release clause in his contract at Oakwell.

Paul Heckingbottom and Tommy Wright have take responsibility for first-team matters for the time being at the South Yorkshire outfit.


Police appeal to find motorist who helped elderly man after fall

Police are appealing for help to find a motorist who stopped to help an elderly man who had fallen in the street.

The man who was in his seventies, suffered injuries after he fell in Netheroyd Hill Road or Lightridge Road in Fixby around 5.30pm on Tuesday February 2.

Police said he was found dead at his home the following day.

The driver is described as a white man, of athletic build with a bald head and possibly in his mid-thirties.

He was driving a white car and was casually, but smartly dressed.

It is possible this man has died as a result of the injuries he suffered in the fall, but we would like to speak to the driver to see if he has any more information."

– Det Constable Shaun Topham
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