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Cardiff Press Conference

Steve Cotterill met the local and national media ahead of Bristol City's Sky Bet Championship clash at Cardiff City on Monday. 

Here's a brief summary of what he had to say...

- Korey Smith is the only new concern due to illness

- Scott Wagstaff remains an absentee with a calf problem

- Extra few days allows recovery time for City's players, with Cotterill saying: "It's not like when we play Saturday-Tuesday-Saturday."

- Cotterill says he isn't too aware of the "Severnside derby", adding: "The only derby I really know is Bristol City v Bristol Rovers."

- City boss says his opposite number Russell Slade has done well at Cardiff, especially given the astronomical wage bill he inherited

- Cotterill says Cardiff will be experienced but "every side we come up against this season will be more experienced"

- Manager has seen progression in his players and their performances as the season has worn on