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Docherty defends Robins boss

Assistant manager Tony Docherty denied Derek McInnes is under pressure despite the Bristol City boss skipping the post-match press conference following the 2-0 defeat to Charlton.

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Derek McInnes: Struggling to arrest City slump

Derek McInnes: Struggling to arrest City slump

Danny Haynes and Michael Morrison scored the goals to give the struggling Addicks a vital three points and inflict a seventh straight league defeat on the Robins.

"We are not worried about the future because we believe in the players," said Docherty.

"The club was in a worse position when we took over last season and we battled our way out of it. That will happen again.

"The powers that be at the club have indicated they are behind us and there is no harder working manager than Derek so I am convinced we will turn things around.

"We have the attacking players to score goals and just need to work even harder on the training ground to achieve that elusive clean sheet.

"The players are disappointed and it was a poor day for us. But as a club we know how to get out of tight spots and one win could set us in the right direction."

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terling is to Sanchez as Allen is to Xavi....Shut up Brendan, for once in your life just please, Shut up!

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aheem's been outstanding for us. Last season he was a young kid of 18 or 19 playing up top with some world-class players. This season he hasn't got that, that's the reality... Somewhere in the back of the room sits super Mario, slowly shaking his head...

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think you're forgetting that De Gea plays for MU and therefore is the bestest and stats are meaningless unless they show this. Lastly, the understanding of goalkeeping in still the stone ages in England, so I wouldn't pay too much attention the warm secretions that pundits and various hangers-on, have been emitting over De Gea.

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