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SPORT: Departing Bristol City players 'wished well'

With Louis [Carey], his experience and know-how is seen as important for what we believe will be a young squad.

With Cole [Skuse], he’s been an exemplary servant for this football club and we fully understand his reasons for moving on at this time in his career.

For Jon [Stead] the lure of playing back up north has been too strong and we wish him luck for whatever his future career holds.”

– Keith Burt, Director of Football, Bristol City Football Club

SPORT: West rugby players off to Argentina

Gloucester and Bath have both had five players named in the England rugby union squad for this summer's tour of Argentina.

Freddie Burns and Billy Twelvetrees lead the Gloucester contingent and are joined by uncapped duo Jonny May and Matt Kvesic, along with number eight Ben Morgan.

New Bath signing Jonathan Joseph is included with rugby league convert Kyle Eastmond and forwards Dave Attwood, Rob Webber and David Wilson.

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Relegation possible for cash-strapped Glos City

Gloucester City play at Cheltenham's Whaddon Road ground Credit: ITV Westcountry

Cash-strapped Gloucester City Football Club faces relegation and eviction from the ground it uses by the end of the month unless it can settle debts. The Tigers owe three months' rent on Whaddon Road under their groundshare agreement with Cheltenham Town.

Unless they can pay by the end of March, the club will be relegated from Blue Square North in the Conference league. Gloucester chairman Nigel Hughes says the club has a total shortfall of around £40,000. More details here

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