A Reflection on Russell Slade's time as Cardiff City Manager

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In many ways, the final match of Russell Slade’s time as Cardiff City manager was reminiscent of his career with the Bluebirds. Victory last week against Sheffield Wednesday would have brought the play-off race to a dramatic final-day conclusion in front of what would have inevitably been a bumper crowd and a spectacular atmosphere. However, the […] READ MORE


Five Cardiff City Managerial Candidates

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With the surprising news that Russell Slade will take a new role as Head of Football within Cardiff City Football Club, who will take to the dugout? Five Cardiff City Managerial Candidates Paul Trollope Trollope has been head coach since February 2015 and has had an influence on the coaching setup since his arrival. His only […] READ MORE


Russell Slade Must Give Cardiff City Youth an Opportunity

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After last week’s humbling and disappointing 3-0 defeat away to Sheffield Wednesday, Cardiff City now have very little to play for. Should Russell Slade give the youth a start? Cardiff City: Time for Youth Slade’s grit and determination cannot be faulted looking back on the 45 league games he has managed this season, fighting for […] READ MORE


Cardiff City Play-off Hopes Fading

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Three league matches ago, Cardiff City were in a strong position to catch Sheffield Wednesday in sixth place of the Sky Bet Championship. Three disappointing results later and the Bluebirds find themselves six points adrift with three games to go. Cardiff City Play-off Hopes Fading Heading into the match at Craven Cottage against a struggling […] READ MORE


Cardiff City: Nine Championship Matches Remain

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The 2015/2016 season for Cardiff City has been positive – for the majority – as the club attempts to win back its loyal supporters with the ‘return to blue’, significantly reduced season tickets for 2016/2017 and the clubs debt being halved by owner Vincent Tan. On the pitch, can they reach the play-offs? Cardiff City: Nine […] READ MORE



Cardiff City 4 Brighton 1: Match Review

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Cardiff City kept their play-off hopes alive with a solid 4-1 victory at the Cardiff City Stadium against Brighton and Hove Albion, who were looking to take joint first place with Hull. The victory sees Cardiff City move up to seventh in the Sky Bet Championship. Brighton started the game and settled well, dominating possession […] READ MORE


Cardiff City: Whittingham Returning to Form?

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After a period on the bench having seen his position filled by Joe Ralls and a rotation of Aron Gunnarsson, Kagisho Dikgacoi and Stuart O’Keefe, Peter Whittingham was recalled to the starting line-up for the game against Rotherham and kept his place in the first eleven for the game at Huddersfield Town. The Peter Whittingham debate amongst […] READ MORE


Cardiff City: The shackles are off!

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Russell Slade has come under increased pressure in recent matches for his on-field tactics. In the win against Wolverhampton Wanderers this weekend, Slade allowed the team to play with far more freedom. Cardiff City: The shackles are off! The pressure had began to mount again over the recent weeks on Slade where any mistake had […] READ MORE


Cardiff City: Russell Slade Targets Three Signings

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As Kenwyne Jones leaves the Bluebirds to join United Arab Emirates club Al Jazira, a reported £700,000 bid for Dutch striker Wout Weghorst has—for the time being—fallen through. He currently plays for Heracles Almelo who sit fourth in the Eredivisie. The Bluebirds find themselves desperately short of quality attacking options as Jones leaves, playing his last game in a […] READ MORE