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Bristol City have installed Sean O'Driscoll as the club's new manager. The former Doncaster and Nottingham Forest boss has signed a twelve month rolling contract and takes over from Derek McInnes, who was sacked at the weekend.
Our Sports Correspondent Matthias Kurth reports:
Following the announcement that Sean O'Driscoll will replace Derek McInnes as the manager of Bristol City, the club's managing director Jon Lansdown also confirms that Derek's' assistant, Tony Docherty, has now also left the club.
New support staff for Sean O'Driscoll will be appointed in due course. Following his appointment Sean said
"This club is a good fit (for me) and has come around to my way if thinking... And the way they want to develop this club in the long term appeals to me".
The 55 year old former Nottingham Forest and Doncaster boss handed 12 month rolling contract at Ashton Gate.
Bristol City fans have taken to Twitter to welcome the appointment of Sean O'Driscoll. The 55-year-old has been named the successor to former boss Derek McInnes, who left the club following the 4-0 defeat to Leicester City on Saturday.
Bristol City have unveiled Sean O'Driscoll as their new manager just two days after the sacking of Derek McInnes following the 4-0 home defeat against Leicester.
Read the full statement on the Bristol City website.
Following the announcement that Sean O'Driscoll is the new manager of Bristol City football club Jon Lansdown, the club's Football Managing Director, said:
Sean O'Driscoll is the new manager of Bristol City football club - MORE TO FOLLOW
Bristol City football club is holding a press conference at 10am this morning, following the sacking of manager Derek McInnes
Latest ITV News reports
Sean O'Driscoll has replaced Derek McInnes as the new boss at Bristol City football club. It follows the sacking of McInnes on Saturday.
Bristol City have sacked manager Derek McInnes. The Robins are bottom of the Championship and were thrashed 4-0 by Leicester on Saturday.