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Bristol City SACK Lee Johnson after one more defeat, Leeds and Brentford win

Bristol City have sacked supervisor Lee Johnson following one more defeat for the Robins, this time by the hands of Cardiff.

Danny Ward scored the decisive aim, the substitute working onto a ball from fellow sub Lee Tomlin earlier than slotting a left-footed effort in. This got here after City sub Benik Afobe surrendered possession.

Johnson had been in charge of City since 2016

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Johnson had been in control of City since 2016

The 1-Zero defeat means it’s 9 video games and not using a win for the Robins – and 4 straight defeats for the reason that season’s resumption final month – and the outcome virtually definitely ended their already flickering play-off hopes.

And it proved to be sufficient for the membership to maneuver on from Johnson.

In an announcement launched inside 90 minutes of full-time, chief govt Mark Ashton mentioned the board believed “{that a} change of administration is required now for Bristol City”.

Elsewhere, leaders Leeds received their promotion push again on monitor with a 3-1 victory at Blackburn.

Leeds’ dream of a Premier League return is coming closer to being a reality

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Leeds’ dream of a Premier League return is coming nearer to being a actuality

Following their draw at residence to strugglers Luton earlier this week, Marcelo Bielsa’s males got here racing out the blocks to get the three factors at Ewood Park.

Patrick Bamford, Calvin Phillips and Mateusz Klich received on the scoresheet for Leeds whereas Adam Armstrong scored Blackburn’s aim.

Brentford carried on their nice type with a convincing win at residence to Wigan, the Latics lately asserting it had gone into administration this week.

Former Wigan proprietor Dave Whelan reacts to the membership going into administration: I’m shocked, completely shocked!

The outcome sees the Bees go two factors off an automated promotion spot however second-placed West Brom tackle Hull at The Hawthorns on Sunday.

There was a draw within the Derby vs Nottingham Forest conflict, whereas Fulham received the higher of Birmingham.

Chris Martin’s stoppage-time equaliser saw Derby earn a point in a game which also saw Martyn Waghorn get sent off

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Chris Martin’s stoppage-time equaliser noticed Derby earn some extent in a recreation which additionally noticed Martyn Waghorn get despatched off

Beneath you may see all the outcomes from Saturday’s motion within the Championship.

Derby 1-1 Nottingham Forest

Blackburn 1-Three Leeds

Brentford 3-Zero Wigan

Bristol City 0-1 Cardiff

Fulham 1-Zero Birmingham

Huddersfield 0-Zero Preston

Luton 0-5 Studying

Stoke 4-Zero Barnsley

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