Live updates: Derby County manager Nigel Pearson suspended
Derby County manager Nigel Pearson has been suspended by the club, the Derby Telegraph understands.
It follows a meeting between Pearson and Rams owner and chairman Mel Morris at the club's Moor Farm training ground on Monday afternoon. Pearson's assistant manager, Chris Powell, will take charge of the team at Cardiff.
News of the suspension broke hours before tonight's Derby's Sky Bet Championship fixture against Cardiff City at the Cardiff City Stadium.
MORE: Read our breaking news story on Pearson's suspension here Here we bring you live updates on the reaction to the news:
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