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Ashton Gate (ATT 19,148) 1st April 2013 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: D Deadman

Bristol C Bristol City vs Sheffield Wednesday Sheff Wed

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S Baldock (90+3)

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Bristol City manager Sean O'Driscoll delighted by his side's battling spirit

Last Updated: 02/04/13 11:23am

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Sean O'Driscoll: Praised Bristol City's battling spirit

Sean O'Driscoll: Praised Bristol City's battling spirit

Bristol City manager Sean O'Driscoll promised his side will battle to the end to secure their Championship status after they earned a 1-1 draw with Sheffield Wednesday.

The Robins boss refused to be drawn on whether Greg Cunningham was unlucky to be yellow carded for diving when he could have been awarded a penalty after a challenge from Kieran Lee.

Instead he refused to concentrate on his own side's positive performance, with Baldock's goal cancelling out a first half effort from Jermaine Johnson.

City remain seven points adrift at the bottom of the table but they will take confidence from preventing fellow strugglers Wednesday from leaving Ashton Gate with all three points.

"We deserved more. Our spirit has not been broken and we will keep on battling," said O'Driscoll.

"I am not going to comment on the penalty incident. The ref called it as he saw it and I prefer to dwell on the positives in our performance.

"Six more performances like that will do me, whatever the outcome of our season.

"The players are doing all I and the fans can ask of them. The supporters were fantastic today, even when we were a goal down, and that augurs well for the future."

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1 Nottingham Forest 3 7
2 Cardiff City 3 7
3 Millwall 3 7
4 Charlton Athletic 3 7
5 Bournemouth 3 6
6 Norwich City 3 6
7 Watford 3 6
8 Middlesbrough 3 6
9 Wolverhampton Wanderers 3 6
10 Sheffield Wednesday 3 5
11 Ipswich Town 3 4
12 Reading 3 4
13 Brentford 3 4
14 Derby County 3 4
15 Blackburn Rovers 3 4
16 Birmingham City 3 4
17 Brighton and Hove Albion 3 3
18 Rotherham United 3 3
19 Leeds United 3 3
20 Huddersfield Town 3 3
21 Wigan Athletic 3 1
22 Bolton Wanderers 3 1
23 Fulham 3 0
24 Blackpool 3 0

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Spirit delights O'Driscoll

Spirit delights O'Driscoll

Bristol City manager Sean O'Driscoll promised his side will battle to the end to secure their Championship status after they earned a 1-1 draw with Sheffield Wednesday.