Bristol City sack manager Derek McInnes

It's been a glum season for Derek McInnes. Photo: PA

Bristol City manager Derek McInnes has been relieved of his duties.

The Robins slumped to the foot of the npower Championship table following a 4-0 home defeat to Leicester today.

Director Jon Lansdown said in a statement: "This is a decision we felt we had to make for the good of the football club.

"Derek has been a pleasure to work with; he's disappointed but he understands the decision.

"We want to give ourselves the best possible chance of getting out of the situation we are currently in and we've got 20 games to do that."