Bristol City have sacked manager Derek McInnes.

He was relieved of his duties after the Robins slumped to the foot of the npower Championship table yesterday with a 4-0 home defeat by Leicester.

City 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 that we are ­currently in and we've got 20 games to do that."