Bristol news Nigel Pearson helps spark Bristol City win over Middlesbrough with hotel visit MetiNews.Com
MetiNews.Com - The new era is off and running with the next manager sat in the stands gazing on, as the Robins smashed in three goals away from home for the first time for 35 games.
Breaking News ! Bristol City won their first game in eight matches as they ripped up the form book to record a third win in a row at Middlesbrough. Delighted listeners were calling BBC Radio Bristol singing 'We do like to be beside the Teesside' following the exact same result as of last July when Neil Warnock's team were beaten on their own patch by the West Country men 1-3 then too. A Famara Diedhiou brace and a goal from Nahki Wells across 16 minutes saw City take command of the fixture and the away side held on, only conceding a late Dael Fry goal with 10 minutes to play. Following the game Keith Downing explained how much influence Nigel Pearson had had running into the game. Read More Related Articles Middlesbrough 1-3 Bristol City recap: Diedhiou brace and Wells goal sees Robins to victory "Nigel came into the hotel and obviously spoke some wise words before going up to the stands and he dipped in in the half-time talk," explained Downing in the post-match press conference. "His influence and a fresh pair of eyes has sort of sparked the performance. Him being around has probably had some effect in what they've done today but I've got to give credit to the rest of the staff [too]." City had based themselves at the four-star Gisborough Hall Hotel on the outskirts of Middlesbrough, where the first pictures were snapped of the new man at the helm. Media takes place on Wednesday, before Pearson gets to work on the training ground on Thursday, facing Swansea City on Saturday.
. "The players have responded really well and we have to take that forward. We're pleased to have him in the building and we're sure he'll be a huge help to us. "We met him for the first time today. He came down at half-time and gave some advice to the players as well, but the work was yesterday, we travelled up yesterday and then played tonight... it was such a quick turnaround from Saturday - coming here in two days - he hasn't had much time to be involved with the squad yet."
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