He said: “I was talking to one of City’s directors afterwards who said that was the best they had played all season but I think we were very disappointing.”
He added: “We were beaten by a team who regardless of today’s win are very likely to be relegated and that’s not good. I know the word is overused but I am devastated.”
Speaking exclusively to ClaretandHugh he accepted many fans will be calling for Sam’s head but said: “Our position remains as it always has – decisions will be made at the end of the season.”
We pointed out to the co chairman that some on the CandH Facebook forum and Twitter suggested that the manager could be put on gardening leave to which the two word response was: “Won’t happen.”
He said: “Our policy is crystal clear . You can’t change your structure on these matters. Everything waits for the end of season review.”
Gold however, wanted to pay a massive tribute to the travelling Claret and Blue army declaring: “They are amazing. They are suffering but their support is incredible.
“I will never miss the opportunity of praising them. They are amazing people and I take every opportunity I get to say so. That will never change.”