Colin Sexstone is to step down as chairman of Bristol City Football club. The Bristolian, who is 63, says his role is no longer needed.
Sexstone is committed to sport in the region with a long career in cricket before he turned his attentions to football. He was Chief Executive at Gloucestershire County Cricket Club before he moved to Bristol City in 2001. He took over as Chairman at Ashton Gate from Steve Lansdown, the club's majority shareholder, a year ago.
In his time at Bristol City, Colin Sexstone has been passionate about fighting for a new stadium for the club at Ashton Vale, a battle which is still going on.
Chris Spittles caught up with Mr Sexstone at Ashton Gate earlier today and asked him about his decision to quit.
?He will be succeeded as chairman by the current vice chairman, Keith Dawe. To follow the fortunes of Bristol City, click here