UK time is: 22:47:51
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

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!






Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: Bluebirdshroom Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday February 27 2008

Time: 10:10AM

Your Comments

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
The bloke's ugly enough without 3rd degree burns on his head !
Aderyn las
bristol showed us pies, we showed them how to play football
bluebird04
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Articles

We Need Mutch Belief, Not Fear (Thursday April 24 2014)

Could Six Points Be Enough? (Wednesday April 23 2014)

Five More Points Targeted By Ole (Tuesday April 22 2014)

Vital Report: Cardiff 1 Stoke 1 (Sunday April 20 2014)

Ole - Soft Penalty Galvanised Us (Saturday April 19 2014)

Stats: Cardiff v Stoke (Saturday April 19 2014)

Vital Preview: Cardiff v Stoke (Friday April 18 2014)

Palacegate Saga Continues (Thursday April 17 2014)

Archived Articles

List All Vital Cardiff Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Cardiff 1 - 1 Stoke
Southampton 0 - 1 Cardiff
Cardiff 0 - 3 Crystal Palace
WBA 3 - 3 Cardiff
Cardiff 3 - 6 Liverpool
Everton 2 - 1 Cardiff

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Hull City 34 10 6 18 -9 36
15. Aston Villa 34 9 8 17 -14 35
16. WBA 34 6 15 13 -13 33
17. Norwich 35 8 8 19 -28 32
18. Cardiff 35 7 9 19 -34 30
19. Fulham 35 9 3 23 -42 30
20. Sunderland 34 7 8 19 -24 29

Breaking League News

Mel Not Phased By The Pressure
WBA : 24/04/2014 21:16:00
West Ham Injury News For Albion
WBA : 24/04/2014 21:10:00
Jedinak - We Won't Relax Off
Crystal Palace : 24/04/2014 20:56:00
Pulis Now Looking To The Future
Crystal Palace : 24/04/2014 20:51:00
We Need Mutch Belief, Not Fear
Cardiff : 24/04/2014 20:26:00
Lambert Confirms What You All Thought About Me
Aston Villa : 24/04/2014 20:00:00
Unsubstantiated Guff!
Man Utd : 24/04/2014 19:17:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Stoke MotM
Suggested By:  Whitts
Marshall 72%
Theophile-Catherine 0%
Fabio 0%
Medel 0%
Caulker 0%
Cala 0%
Kim 0%
Mutch 0%
Campbell 0%
Whittingham 0%
Daehli 14%
Sub - Zaha 0%
Sub - Jones 14%
Sub - John 0%