O’Driscoll vows to bounce back
Sean O’Driscoll has vowed to produce a new vibrant Bristol City
team after being relegated following defeat to Birmingham City.
Wade Elliott’s first-half goal proved to be enough to condemn
the Robins to defeat and send them down into League One.
City manager O’Driscoll is resigned to a summer of losing many
of his highest-paid players, but is relishing the challenge of
turning their fortunes around after a 1-0 home defeat by Birmingham
confirmed their relegation.
“That result and performance sums up the club’s season,” said
O’Driscoll. “The players gave it everything in the second half, but
couldn’t take the chances.
“We needed promotion form when I took over and that is not easy
with the same group of players when you are bottom of the
“There will be changes in the summer and we will do our best to
provide a vibrant young team, who can take the club up again.
“It is no good having an academy if you are not ready to use the
players it produces. The fans have stuck behind us brilliantly and
we want to reward that.”