UK time is: 21:37:59
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Cardiff Help U's End Torrid Run

Cardiff City travelled to Layer Road yesterday with home side Colchester United in wretched form, fottom of the table and without so much as a point in 5 games.


Traditionally, this type of fixture, and these opponents cause problems for Cardiff City - but optimism rose when Paul Parry's excellent stike gave City an early lead.


However, the rest of the game saw Colchester showing far more flair and form than their position suggests. They were determined, energetic and positive - playing to their strengths and causing plenty of problems.


Hasselbaink's sending off was a clear turning point, and the extra space was crucial in the equalising goal. However, the U's had shown enough potential and dedication and probably deserved something from the game.


A draw was probably not enough for Colchester but they did stop the rot, typically it was against Cardiff City. Play-off aspirations have faded and with a 1-0 home defeat to strugglers Leicester and a 1-1 draw to the bottom side having lost 5 games in a row - its not difficult to see why.






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:Sunday March 16 2008

Time: 12:45PM

Your Comments

thanks cardiff but i think it is too late for the mighty u's to stay up now
ozanne park rangers
Well when Parry scored thought we were in for a hidning, but we did well to fight back.
StevieG Col U
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Cardiff City Articles

Choo - We Will Prioritise Our Blue Kit (Thursday December 18 2014)

Tan Clears Cardiff Debt (Thursday December 18 2014)

Mason Tears Hamstring At Bolton (Tuesday December 16 2014)

Morrison Returns To West Ham (Monday December 15 2014)

FA Cup v Colchester Selected For TV (Monday December 15 2014)

Vital Report: Bournemouth 5 Cardiff 3 (Sunday December 14 2014)

Stats: Bournemouth v Cardiff (Saturday December 13 2014)

Bournemouth v Cardiff: Team Line-Ups (Saturday December 13 2014)

Archived Cardiff City 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
Bournemouth 5 - 3 Cardiff
Cardiff 0 - 0 Rotherham
Watford 0 - 1 Cardiff
Cardiff 2 - 1 Reading
Birmingham 0 - 0 Cardiff
Bolton 3 - 0 Cardiff

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
8. Blackburn 21 8 7 6 1 31
9. Forest 21 7 9 5 5 30
10. Charlton 21 6 12 3 1 30
11. Cardiff 21 8 6 7 0 30
12. Wolves 21 8 6 7 -7 30
13. Sheff Wed 21 6 10 5 -1 28
14. Fulham 21 7 4 10 -8 25

Breaking League News

Nottingham Forest v Leeds United Team News
Leeds Utd : 18/12/2014 21:13:00
LUFC Thompson hoping to help wake sleeping giants
Leeds Utd : 18/12/2014 20:22:00
LUFC Watford cup tie arranged
Leeds Utd : 18/12/2014 19:56:00
A Tribute To Max Clayton
Bolton : 18/12/2014 19:42:00
Boro have the desire
Middlesbrough : 18/12/2014 18:53:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Cardiff v Brentford
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Cardiff win 0%
Draw 100%
Brentford win 0%