John Ward appointed manager until end of season

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.

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Rovers Appoint John Ward

Bristol Rovers have appointed John Ward as their new manager after sacking Mark McGhee. It comes after his side suffered a heavy 4-1 defeat at fellow strugglers York City, leaving the Pirates second from bottom of the Football League.