John Ward to return to Rovers

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.

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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.