Vital Football

Latest Cardiff City News

Roger Johnson For Cardiff City Captain !!!

Roger Johnson For Cardiff City Captain !!!

Darren Purse remains Cardiff City club captain and has been a good leader since he joined the club. However, last season saw him pushed to the sidelines to accomodate the central defensive unit of Roger Johnson and Glenn Loovens.


This meant that Dave Jones was required to select a 'team' captain i.e. someone to lead us on the pitch. He went for Stephen McPhail, partly due to the midfielder's added experience and ability to control the game although with a new look and mostly young squad, choices were limited.


Now, there may be added cause to appoint a new on-field captain with Purse again expected to play a substitute role. A recent poll on this Vital Cardiff City website invited readers opinions on their choice of captain:



Who Should Be Cardiff City Captain?

Roger Johnson (70%)
Stephen McPhail (11%)
Darren Purse (6%)
Glenn Loovens (5%)
A.N. Other (4%)
Joe Ledley (3%)
Unsure (1%)



It was pretty clear from the results that fans believe Roger Johnson, commanding centre-back and former Wycome Wanderers skipper should be the one to lead the Bluebirds this season.






Join Vital Bluebirds

It's easy to register for Vital Bluebirds, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved (you can even win prizes!)

Message Board

To visit the message board, click here.

Get involved

This website is your website and we are looking for people to help run the site. Do you go to most of the games and have an opinion? Why not write a match report? Perhaps you are a budding journalist or even just someone who is very opinionated? Well why not join our team? If this interests you please contact Vital Bluebirds.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Bluebirdshroom
Date:Monday July 14 2008
Time: 12:30PM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
roger johnson was instrumental all of last season he thoroughly deserves to be captain after his performance last season. his partnership with looves was amazing and teams sturggled when the ball was in the air against them two. cant wait for this season to start now, southampton at ninian is going to be an awesome day watchin the bluebirds win 2-0.
liverpool08
14/07/2008 17:28:00
0
yes okay in the air, loovens and yoshie was a good partnership, but lets not forget the job pursey did, okay, he had 1 bad season, but he still should be there. i dont think yoshie has the maturity if you have it to be captain so soon, he has had one brilliant season in the championship, but lets not forget we got older, more mature players who should be capt such as riccy scimeca
bluebird04
14/07/2008 19:58:00
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)