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Cardiff City Outclass Barnsley To Record Win

Cardiff City Outclass Barnsley To Record Win

Cardiff City's final home game of the season ended in an emphatic victory over a Barnsley side clearly ready for their end of season break.


Paul Parry returned for the Bluebirds and got the first goal with a neat finish from Ledley's pull-back moments before half time.


After the break, Cardiff continues to play the better football but the second goal owed to Luke Steele's shocking howler as he dropped McNaughton's effort over the line. Kev looked as embarrassed as anyone!


It soon became three as Ramsey's run down the left created a half chance before Ledley finished from the far post. The Tykes' defending was shambolic to be truthful, this time you could see exactly why Barnsley have struggled against relegation this year.


The atmosphere at Ninian Park was bouncing now with crisp passing roundly cheered. Loovens, Capaldi and Parry were withdrawn to safeguard against injury.


Aaron Ramsey showed some glimpses of skill, a powerful shot parried and one sublime 50 yard pass in what may have been his last Ninian Park appearance as a Cardiff City player.




A decent workout, the right result and an improvement for Cardiff City. This was much better preparation for the FA Cup final with Parry slotting back in comfortably and the defence more solid than of late.

Writer:Bluebirdshroom
Date:Sunday May 4 2008
Time: 4:00PM

Comments

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could you take the cup out of england for the first time since 1929
codbater
04/05/2008 18:08:00
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Feeling confident for the 17th then?
paultsmouth
04/05/2008 18:46:00
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or even 1927......!
bluebirdshroom
04/05/2008 18:46:00
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Good win, well done. (1881 'till I die)
watford1881
05/05/2008 15:55:00
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