UK time is: 02:45:56
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Cardiff City Have A Secret FA Cup Weapon!

Cardiff City Have A Secret Weapon Up Their Sleeves…And On Their Legs!

FA Cup final 'minnows` Cardiff City will be using the dry land equivalent of the skin tight suits that recently revolutionised swimming for the big match tomorrow.



The team will be wearing high-tech Australian compression clothing called 'Skins` to squeeze an extra yard or two on the Pompey players.

The tops and half-tights will be worn underneath Cardiff`s playing kit and are, as their name implies, skin tight. They`re designed to compress muscle groups to trigger an acceleration in blood flow which means the Cardiff boys will be getting increased oxygen to their working muscles - resulting in an enhanced performance on the day.



The Championship mid-table underdogs believe the unique outfits could help them 'skin` the elite athletes from the Premiership - and make lifting the Cup a distinct possibility!

The team has used the clothing throughout its FA Cup campaign for both training and matches.

David Ling from Skins said: "We won`t be the first Aussie name to make an impact at an FA Cup Final - that was Craig Johnston - but we think we`ve got a great chance of helping Cardiff make history".




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: Site Staff Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday May 16 2008

Time: 2:20PM

Your Comments

its quite similar to pompeys canterbury baselayer. should be a good game lads ... good luck (obviously for pompey .. not for you thats just stoopid!) :)
pompey--pessimist
Only 20 hours and 20 mins to go! We'll be there!
Gandor
still watching the match, jimmy has just come off, he's lost it lads. not what he once was.
mattyg
still - an FA cup runners up medal is more than he would ha won if he had stayed at liverpool ;-)
pompeycarpet
Thank you to all the cardiff fans at Wembley that were honourable in defeat.
storagematt
Yep, you guys were fantastic. To all of you I met, thanks for playing your part in the day. I sincerely hope that the Cup Final does indeed prove to be your catalist toward promotion as Dave jones said it would. Good luck and Thanks.
pompey4me
i want ramsey, but heard hes going to man u for 10 million!!!!
villabikes29
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Cardiff City Articles

Ole Resigns Position (Thursday September 18 2014)

Ole On His Way? (Wednesday September 17 2014)

Vital Report: Cardiff 0 Middlesbrough 1 (Wednesday September 17 2014)

Stats: Cardiff v Middlesbrough (Tuesday September 16 2014)

Vital Preview: Cardiff v Middlesbrough (Monday September 15 2014)

Ole - It's All About Our Response (Monday September 15 2014)

Vital Report: Cardiff 2 Norwich 4 (Sunday September 14 2014)

Stats: Cardiff v Norwich (Saturday September 13 2014)

Marshall Named Skipper (Friday September 12 2014)

Focused & Prepared For Norwich (Friday September 12 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
Wolves 1 - 0 Cardiff
Cardiff 3 - 1 Huddersfield
Cardiff 2 - 4 Norwich
Cardiff 1 - 0 Wigan
Cardiff 0 - 1 Middlesbrough
Fulham 1 - 1 Cardiff

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Leeds Utd 7 3 1 3 -3 10
15. Bournemouth 7 2 2 3 1 8
16. Wigan 7 2 2 3 1 8
17. Cardiff 7 2 2 3 -1 8
18. Brighton 7 2 1 4 -2 7
19. Rotherham 7 2 1 4 -4 7
20. Birmingham 7 1 3 3 -7 6

Breaking League News

Clubs line-up for Boro man
» Middlesbrough : 18/09/2014 22:23:00
We have cover says Karanka
» Middlesbrough : 18/09/2014 22:13:00
Boro suffer major blow
» Middlesbrough : 18/09/2014 22:04:00
Handling Youth
» Bolton : 18/09/2014 22:00:00
There's Only One Chris Cohen!!!
» Forest : 18/09/2014 21:25:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Norwich MotM
Suggested By:  Whitts
Marshall 18%
Fabio 0%
Brayford 0%
Connolly 0%
Morrison 0%
Pilkington 0%
Whittingham 0%
Ralls 16%
Gunnarsson 0%
Jones 0%
Macheda 50%
Sub - John 0%
Sub - Adeyemi 16%
Sub - Maynard 0%