Bristol City's owner Steve Lansdown has given a full and frank interview about the club's financial future following the club's relegation from the Championship last week.
Speaking to the club's website, Mr Lansdown stressed that he has no intention of asking the club to repay the millions of pounds he has invested over the years.
But he also said that he hopes the club will have more opportunities to blood their academy players in League One as the club comes to terms with the financial realities of life in a lower division
After 6 years in the Championship, Bristol City Football Club have tonight been relegated to League One.
Our Sports Correspondent Matthias Kurth was at Ashton Gate as City were beaten by Birmingham 1-0.
Bristol City's relegation from the Championship has been confirmed after they lost 1-0 at home to Birmingham City.
Wade Elliott scored the only goal of the game in the 16th minute.
Two other West Country sides will now fight it out to replace City in the Championship. Swindon are a step closer to confirming their place in the play-offs after a 4-1 win over Crewe.
Adam Rooney scored twice in the first half with Massimo Luongo and James Collins also on target.
And Lee Johnson's Oldham beat his father Gary as Yeovil lost 1-0 at Boundary Park.