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By Jonny Moulds
He was in danger of being upstaged on what was an emotional debut, and he was having none of that. Seven minutes from the end of the normal 90, with the crowd singing the praises of others, Craig Bellamy stepped forward and thrashed a 25-yard free-kick in off Neil Sullivan’s left-hand post to apply the finishing touches to the 4-0 drubbing of Doncaster Rovers with which Cardiff City welcomed him home. After assists for two of the other goals, and an unsurprising booking, the Championship’s biggest name was the star …

 

The Championship has established a reputation down the years for being ultra competitive, with it becoming increasingly difficult to call how any given season will play out.
The likes of Nottingham Forest and Leeds United have found the going tough at this level in the not too distant past, while unfancied outfits such as Watford, Burnley and Blackpool have enjoyed fairytale adventures which have led all the way to the Premier League.
The 2010/11 campaign promises to offer more of the same, with any number of sides harboring realistic promotion aspirations ahead of the big kick-off. …

After a much needed win for Cardiff away at play-off rivals Coventry City last Tuesday night, it has emerged that the Cardiff City Supporters Club and Trust fear that the club will go into administration by the end of the month unless the club can find an investor.
But the Bluebirds keep fighting on……

The club owe the HMRC £1.9m, a fee that must be paid by May 5th. The club’s is looking for investment and are currently in talks with a malaysian party who have stated that they will invest within the club. …

Leicester City take on Cardiff City on Saturday afternoon, a battle of two promotion hopefuls. Leicester are currently fifth while opponents Cardiff sit once place behind Leicester in sixth. Both sides lost their last matches, so for Leicester and Cardiff they will both be looking to bounce straight back from a dismal start to the month of March.
THE TEAMS
Leicester, were defeated against Sheffield Wednesday last Saturday, which marked the end of an eight match unbeaten streak. However some fans will be hoping that the so called ‘Manager of the Month Curse’ (which Nigel Pearson …

Over the past few months Cardiff City FC have been dragged through the mud on numerous occassions, with the ‘Golden Ticket’ Scheme, the unpaid tax bills and the club owing money to a number of organisations. Another protest is apparently being organised for Saturday’s game agaisnt Middlesbrough, this will only make the situation worse. The fans have to unite and stand by our club, get behind the players and show them that we will stick by them NO MATTER WHAT! Football is our passion, our religion and we should not …

  A year ago, Stoke manager Tony Pulis was extremely keen to sign Cardiff’s highly rated left sided midfielder Joe Ledley, with Stoke bidding as much as £6 million for the 22 year old, who is equally comfortable in a more central role, at the time. The Welsh club insisted he wasn’t for sale back then, saying that he was a key part of the squad that they hoped would get them promotion to the Premier League. We tried to lure him to the Britannia Stadium again in January. Again, …

Manchester United have made an official offer to Cardiff City for 17-year old promising midfielder Aaron Ramsey. The Welsh midfielder has also caught the attention of Arsenal and Liverpool. The Man Utd is thought to be around £5 million with a clause stating that the player can join Cardiff back on loan for the 2008/09 season. This will convince Cardiff to sell their youngster. The negotiations are also helped by the good relationship between the two clubs, where Man Utd goalkeeper Tom Heaton was loaned out to Cardiff last month.

As reported by the Daily Mail, Sir Alex Ferguson believes that the improvement of the relationship with Cardiff by allowing Tom Heaton to join them on loan, may eventually facilitate Man Utd’s negotiations for Aaron Ramsey. Ferguson is known to be a huge admirer of the Welsh midfielder. Ramsey is still 17 years old, but has an amazing potential to succeed in the beautiful game. Man Utd’s policy is to bring up their own players rather than splashing out on ready-made players (like Real Madrid and Chelsea). The club is …

This week, it was announced that English young keeper Tom Heaton was joining Cardiff City on loan from Man Utd. The team is playing in the Championship, finishing 12th in the 2007/08 season, but managed to make it to the Final of FA Cup, only to lose against Portsmouth.

Their manager, Dave Jones, believes that Heaton’s move may lead to a formal link between the two clubs, which would see Cardiff getting more Man Utd players on loan to gain match experience. He praised the quality of Man Utd players and …