Vital Football

Latest Cardiff City News

Michael Chopra Returns To Cardiff City !!

Michael Chopra Returns To Cardiff City !!

Former Cardiff City striker Michael Chopra has rejoined the Bluebirds on an initial 2 month loan deal as cover for injured front pair McCormack and Bothroyd.

Chopra left prior to last season joining Sunderland in a £5m deal. Despite netting a few goals, things have not gone well for Chops up North and he has slipped down the pecking order with the Black Cats.

Now Chopra has returned to City and will go striaght into the squad for Saturdays clash against QPR. He is likely to partner either Parry or Johnson in attack and will be looking to get his career back on track.

Chopra enjoys playing with close friend and former team-mate Stephen McPhail - the two former Barnsley players have a good understanding and will be hoping to re-establish their partnership and score some goals.

This is excellent news for Cardiff City fans. Already popular, Chopra is a £5m striker, proven to score goals at this level with fantastic pace and work-rate. Sunderland were thought to prefer an initial loan with a view to a permanent switch in January - that would again appeal to Bluebirds fans.

Welcome back Chops!

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

Date:Thursday November 6 2008
Time: 10:30AM


In case its not clear, I'm with most fans and ecstatic to see Chops back. Chopra is a Bluebird!
06/11/2008 11:06:00
Too right. He will always be a Bluebird. There's only one Michael Chopra!! I am ecstatic as well!! This is what the Club needs if it has any intention on promotion.
06/11/2008 11:14:00
Great signing...
06/11/2008 12:12:00
Well done DJ a great move for a great striker. Lets hope we can keep him on board next year. WELCOME BACK CHOPS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
06/11/2008 19:38:00
I think this will be the turning point for us, get chopra settle and McCormack back fit and we will have have the best strike force in league, now if only we could get lovens back...... ?? lol Well Done CHOPS!!
07/11/2008 09:35:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Frampton Fight Upgraded

Recent Cardiff City Articles

Everybody Has Pulled Together

The Sky Bet Manager of the Month winners for February 2018 are in, which has seen Neil Warnock named as the top man in the Championship.

The EFL Bubble In Danger Of Bursting As TV Influence Grows?

The EFL have crunched the full attendance numbers for the season of 2016/17 and their results show a 6% increase compared to 2015/16.

February PotM Nomination - Morrison (Cardiff)

The February nominations for the Sky Bet Championship Player of the Month Award are in.

February MotM Nomination - Warnock (Cardiff)

The February nominations for the Sky Bet Championship Manager of the Month Award are in.

Cardiff City Archived 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:
Sub-M Harris3%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Cardiff City Results (view all)

Cardiff City Fixtures

Write for Vital Football