Barnsley assistant rejects Bristol City

Tommy Wright

Tommy Wright helped manager Paul Heckingbottom’s Barnsley earn promotion from League One last season

Barnsley assistant head coach Tommy Wright has rejected an offer to move to Championship rivals Bristol City and has signed a new deal with the Tykes.

Wright joined Barnsley in February 2015 as assistant to Bristol City boss Lee Johnson, who he also worked alongside at Oldham Athletic.

The 50-year-old had been offered the under-21 manager role at Ashton Gate.

Bristol City have been without an academy boss since Wade Elliott left the club on 7 June.

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