Vital Football

Latest Cardiff City News

Ollie Drops Cardiff Clanger Over Pie

Ollie Drops Cardiff Clanger Over Pie

Cardiff City face Leicester City at home this weekend as Ian Holloway brings his under-performing Foxes to Ninian Park.


Holloway is the latest in a string of high profile managerial appointments by Leicester City owner Milan Mandaric. None so far has sufficiently impressed the ruthless Chairman and Holloway's brief tenure has done little to lift the gloom after an inauspicious start.



However Ian Holloway appears to have put his foot in it ahead of his trip to South Wales by proclaiming one of Cardiff's best-loved exports as a product of his native Bristol !


When asked in his regular BBC column his thoughts on former club Bristol City's achievements in the FA Cup, Holloway replied:


'I think it's absolutely marvellous. There's some great things that have come out of Bristol - Clark's pies, a couple of football teams.... not sure about me, though!'



I'll leave the two Brizzle football club out of this but Clark's Pies are somewhat of an institution in Wales' capital city. While Holloway is surely referring to Clark's pie shop in Bristol, Harold Clark took himself and his mother's pie recipe from Cardiff to open a separate branch.


The Clark's Pie is, always has been, and remains a Cardiff entity!



Writer:Bluebirdshroom
Date:Wednesday February 27 2008
Time: 10:10AM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
Perhaps he'll get a couple of 'real' clarksies in the back of that shiny head on saturday, if only he wasnt say in front of the grandstand!
Bonesy
27/02/2008 11:30:00
0
The bloke's ugly enough without 3rd degree burns on his head !
Aderyn las
27/02/2008 11:31:00
0
bristol showed us pies, we showed them how to play football
bluebird04
27/02/2008 14:29:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Cardiff City Articles

Trollope's RW Ahlen Frustration

Cardiff's pre-season tour of Germany will continue with matches against VFL Osnabruck, FC St Pauli & VfL Bochum but the opener against RW Ahlen was moved then abandoned at half time.

Cardiff A Good Move For Richards

Malone's exit with Richards coming the other way from Fulham saw the former Swansea full back Trollope's first Welsh signing, with it a move that should see him step up his career.

New Behaviour Rules For Referees In 2016/17

Well it has been a summer of change for the Premier League and English Football League...

Richards Arrives, Malone Departs

As expected the arrival of Welsh international Jazz Richards from Fulham - with Scott Malone going in the other direction - was confirmed by Cardiff City earlier today.

Archived Vital Cardiff Articles

Vital Cardiff articles from

Site Journalists

Whittingham's Left Peg
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Birmingham MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Marshall8%
Peltier2%
Connolly17%
Turner8%
Malone2%
Noone2%
O'Keefe2%
Whittingham2%
Lawrence2%
Pilkington25%
Immers5%
Sub - Zohore0%
Sub - Harris0%
Sub - Ecuele Manga25%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Aston Villa 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Barnsley 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Birmingham 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Blackburn 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Brentford 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Brighton 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Bristol City 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Burton 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Cardiff 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Derby County 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Fulham 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Huddersfield 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Ipswich 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Leeds Utd 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Newcastle 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Norwich 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Forest 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 Preston 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 Q.P.R. 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Reading 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 Rotherham 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Sheff Wed 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 Wigan 0 0 0 0 0 0
24 Wolves 0 0 0 0 0 0
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Cardiff City Results (view all)

Cardiff City Fixtures (view all)