Thursday, March 18, 2010

Rocking Robins

While we were strolling to an easy victory over Scunthorpe last night (Paul's match report to follow), our next opponents Bristol City were busy parting company with manager of four and a half years Gary Johnson. The separation of the ways was hastened by Tuesday's game against struggling Plymouth, in which the Robins came back from two goals down only to concede a third at the death.

Quite what his assistant Keith Millen - thrown in at the deep end in a caretaking role - makes of the timing is anyone's guess. Given that his side were thumped 6-0 on their own patch by Cardiff in January, he may well be looking forward to our visit with considerable trepidation. But on the other hand, I suppose, the pressure's off because we're expected to win. And if we're to do that, we'll need to do something we couldn't muster in the reverse fixture back in October: namely, score a goal...


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