Vital Football

Latest Cardiff City News

Cardiff City Snatch Late Winner Against Saints

Cardiff City Snatch Late Winner Against Saints

Cardiff City defender Roger Johnson rose high at the far post to force home a late winner with a 90th minute goal against Southampton.


Cardiff had taken a first half lead when STEVE THOMPSON coolly slotted hom from 16 yards. However, City were guilty of sloppy defending just moments before half time when a cross from the Cardiff right was bundled home by a sliding David McGoldrick for the visitors.


The second half saw few chances but Johnson hit the post and Glenn Loovens headed over as we looked slightly the better side. Nathan Dyer's poor control at the far post wasted a decent chance for Saints but it was Johnson who stole the headlines with his late late winner.


Southampton didn't deserve to win but will be disappointed to leave with nothing. No problems for a near capacity Ninian Park as Cardiff City fans went home happy.







Join the FREE Telegraph Championship Fantasy Football League!

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

Writer:Bluebirdshroom
Date:Saturday August 9 2008
Time: 5:50PM

Comments

0
yes, already looking good. we did what we could not last season and won the 1st game
attwooll9
09/08/2008 17:54:00
0
actually we did the same as last season, play under-our-potential and take the 3 points, i know its the first game, and we need more games to get into the sharpness, but, dave jones said in the pre-season we already look like we have season sharpness so. but we got the 3 points, so cant complain haa
bluebird04
10/08/2008 01:57:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Cardiff City Articles

More Reliable Than A Championship Octopus? (18/10/17)

Time for the special computer that crunches the numbers to determine the final Championship positions for the season of 2017/18.

Safe Standing Gets A Step Closer To The Championship

Shrewsbury Town have now confirmed that they have reached their crowd funding target of £65,000 to create a safe standing section at New Meadow.

It Mata's To Juan, Why Not All?

Manchester United's Juan Mata has again called on Premier League players to match his pledge of 1% of their salary being donated to charity.

Club Top Scorers In The Championship 2017

With the Championship arguably the toughest it's been for a while with the clubs now in the division, will anybody enter Championship history by the end of the season.

Archived Vital Cardiff Articles

Vital Cardiff articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Cardiff
Write For Vital Cardiff
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Huddersfield MotM
Suggested By:
Murphy12%
Peltier7%
Connolly0%
Morrison0%
Richards30%
Gunnarsson15%
Ralls0%
Bennett0%
Pilkington7%
Zohore15%
Hoilett0%
Sub-Whittingham7%
Sub-M Harris0%
Sub-Lambert7%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Cardiff City Results (view all)

Cardiff City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Football Comment