Bristol City write to clubs to explain new policy of not kicking ball out of play

06 August 2019 09:52
‘We’re going to let the ref manage the game,’ says Lee JohnsonFollows flashpoint against Leeds when City played onBristol City have written to every Championship club to tell them that they will not kick the ball out of play for any opposing player unless they have suffered a head injury. The club’s manager, Lee Johnson, explained the new policy following an incident in the 3-1 home defeat by Leeds in which midfielder Mateusz Klich went down but City played on, leading to angry scenes on the touchline as coaching staff from both sides confronted each other. Related: Classy Pablo Hernández inspires Leeds United to victory against Bristol City Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian