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 will today complete the loan signings of Colchester United midfielder John-Joe O’Toole and Queens Park Rangers striker Tom Hitchcock.
Both players will be included in the squad for tomorrow’s game against Plymouth Argyle at the Memorial Stadium (kick off 1.00pm).
Hitchcock, 20, made his league debut for Argyle while on loan with them last season. He began his career at Blackburn Rovers.
24-year-old O'Toole started his career at Watford and went on to make 57 league appearances whilst at Vicarage Road. He signed for Colchester after a successful loan spell, and has made 67 league appearances for The U's.
Bristol Rovers match against Rotherham has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch.
The pitch was still playable at 11am, but after continued heavy rain, referee Jame Linington took the decision to call off the game when he arrived at the stadium.
It means new manager John Ward will have to wait a little longer for his first game back in charge of the Pirates.
The new manager of Bristol Rovers football club has been speaking to our sports correspondent Matthias Kurt. Watch the full interview with John Ward below.
The chairman of Bristol Rovers football club officially announced the appointment of their new manager today. Nick Higgs said John Ward will be in his new position until the end of the season initially.
Here's a short montage of the good times Bristol Rovers enjoyed under John Ward...
Bristol Rovers have called a press conference at 4pm this afternoon, where it's believed they will reappoint their former manager John Ward.
Mark McGhee was sacked after Saturday's 4-1 defeat at York, which leaves the club in the League Two relegation zone.
Ward was previously manager from 1993-1996.
Bristol Rovers have sacked manager Mark McGhee after the Pirates suffered a heavy 4-1 defeat at fellow strugglers York City.
Bristol Rovers' injury crisis has left manager Mark McGhee under fire. Only nine of the first-team players are fit ahead of Bradford's visit tomorrow.
Rovers have signed defender Guy Branston on loan from fellow strugglers Aldershot to ease the problems.
Tuesday night's thrashing at Port Vale left the Pirates just one point above the relegation zone and with only four wins all season.
Despite all this, the club's chairman Nick Higgs has told our sports correspondent Matthias Kurth that it's not time to panic, yet: