Coventry City boss Mark Robins linked with Bristol City job
Coventry City boss Mark Robins is a candidate for the Bristol City job – providing Nigel Pearson can’t improve results before the end of the season, reports The Sun on Sunday (11.04.21, pg. 67).
Robins guided Coventry City to promotion from League One last season. His Sky Blues have been a worthy addition to the Championship but have gradually slipped into a relegation scrap, finding themselves in 21st-place of the table and just six points above Rotherham United in 22nd.
Now though, Robins could be heading for Bristol City who’ve been under the interim guidance of Pearson for a few weeks now – results have tailed off under the former Leicester City boss though.
Bristol City sit in 14th-place of the Championship table having won just one of their last eight in the league and now the Robins could bring in Robins, but Alan Nixon writes how it’ll take a ‘lot of compensation’ to bring him in.
Bristol City though have ‘cash to splash’ according to Nixon, and so a summer appointment might materialise, leaving Coventry City managerless whether they fend off relegation from the Championship or not this season.
Pearson gave Bristol City an initial boost but it’s quickly become apparent that the club and first-team squad is in need of a compete overhaul.
Robins has deployed an exciting brand of football at Coventry City in the past two seasons and has brought about some really exciting young players at the club too.
That sounds like exactly what Bristol City need in the long run – Coventry City could yet lose their beloved boss, even if they do fend off relegation into League One this season.