Bristol Rovers have announced that manager John Ward has agreed a new one-year rolling contract with the club.
There's a West Country derby tonight in League Two as Bristol Rovers take on Exeter City at the Memorial Stadium.
Councillors have backed Sainsbury's bid to build on the Memorial Stadium which will trigger the club's move to a new stadium at the UWE.
Bristol Rovers home game with Exeter City has also been postponed due to safety concerns about the areas surrounding the stadium.
Mark McGhee has been appointed as assistant to Scotland manager Gordon Strachan.
The pair have been close friends since playing together for Aberdeen in the early 1980s and McGhee was available after being sacked as Bristol Rovers manager last month.
– Mark McGhee speaking to the Scottish Football Association website
I am immensely proud and honoured to be asked by Gordon to assist him as national coach"
Following the announcement that Councillors voted to approve Sainsbury's plans to redevelop the Memorial Stadium site, Bristol Rugby say they will be staying at the stadium for next season.
– Bristol Rugby
Bristol Rugby have agreed terms to remain at the Memorial Stadium for the 2013/14 campaign.
The Club will then consider their long-term options over the duration of next season.
Bristol City councillors backed Sainsbury's bid to build on the Memorial Stadium which will now trigger the club's move to a new £40 million stadium on land at the University of the West of England at Filton in South Gloucestershire.
More to follow.
A decision on whether a giant supermarket can be built at the home of Bristol Rovers is expected later this evening. It's crucial to the football club's intended move to a new ground in South Gloucestershire.
Sainsburys applied to redevelop the Memorial Stadium- which has been recommended for approval. But, as Richard Payne reports, there's significant objection:
Bristol City Council will decide tonight whether to allow a Sainsbury's store and over 60 homes to be built on the site of the Memorial Stadium.
Bristol Rovers want to demolish it and build a new ground in South Gloucestershire. The plans have been recommended for approval.
Bristol City Council will decide tonight whether to allow a Sainsbury's store and more than 60 homes to be built on the site of the Memorial Stadium. Bristol Rovers want to demolish it and build a new ground. The plans have been recommended for approval.
New Bristol Rovers manager, John Ward, secured his first win in charge with a derby day win over Plymouth. Fielding three new signings, the home side led 2-0 at half time with goals from Joe Anyinsah and Matt Lund.
Fellow strugglers, Plymouth, gave themselves hope with a Connor Hourihane goal just after the hour. But Rovers held on for a vital win which boosts their survival hopes.
Bristol Rovers have made a third signing ahead of tomorrow’s game against Plymouth Argyle.
Former Swindon Town and Yeovil Town goalkeeper Steve Mildenhall has joined on an initial emergency loan deal from Championship side Millwall, but Rovers hope to extend the deal until the end of the season.
The 34-year-old joins fellow new loan signings John-Joe O'Toole and Tom Hitchcock at the Memorial Stadium.