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Robins or Magpies? Bristol City v Newcastle United – Match preview.

March 19th, 2010 | 223 Comments |

Scrumpy the robin.
Scrumpy the robin.
Newcastle United travel to Ashton Gate on Saturday for a tea-time kick off against managerless Bristol City.

The Robins are on a poor run of form currently and have won only two of their last six matches at Ashton Gate, something that the Magpies will be looking to capitalise on in an effort to secure promotion at the earliest possible opportunity.

Caretaker boss Keith Millen will take charge of Bristol City, who are now only seven points clear of the relegation places. Following Gary Johnson’s mutual departure on Thursday, the stand-in boss admits he is relishing the chance of testing his managerial abilities against the league leaders. Speaking to the official Bristol City website, Millen had this to say:

“It’s the perfect game to have really. The Newcastle match is one everyone in Bristol has been looking forward to for a long time and it’s going to be a full house.”

“We need to get over the shock of what happened quickly, get back on the training ground and stay focused on the Newcastle match.” (more…)