UK time is: 09:11:16
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Miguel To Finally Get Chance In Cardiff Midfield

Cardiff City's Guadeloupe International Miguel Comminges was a free transfer summer acquisition from Swindon Town. Initially thought of as a full-back, Comminges spent virtually the whole of pre-season playing in a wide midfield role.


Since then, injuries to first Capaldi, and then Kennedy had left a vacancy at left-back which Comminges filled although unconvincingly at times. Many fans and critics have pointed out that Comminges does have numerous strengths but the weaknesses he also shows are key attributes for defenders.


I have worried about his concentration and positional strength but have no doubts he is a useful squad player. The recent injuries to Whittingham and Ledley look set to hand Dave Jones a chance to play Comminges in what may become a more natural position for him.


A decent crosser (better on his right foot!), Comminges is a busy player whose tenascity and determination should add more bite to our midfield. He is unlikely to beat his marker with skill but pace and strength could see him do well on the wing. It is noticable that he is dificult to dispossess by opponents, again suggesting he may be more comfortable in midfield.


If Jones does not see Comminges as an option, Mark Kennedy and Parry could take wide roles with Darcy Blake slotting in at the back although judging by the pre-season games - Comminges will play on the right with Parry on the left.






Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: Bluebirdshroom Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday November 19 2008

Time: 9:56AM

Your Comments

He has great pace. might clash with Kev who also likes to run the flanks. worth a try
bluebirdlewis
Both should be able to cover and overlap, could work well but Parry is important to offer pace and trickery on the other wing otherwise we'll be too one dimensional
bluebirdshroom
yes agree comminges played well against celtic in right midfield role!
smakerzthebluebird
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Cardiff City Articles

Young On Millwall Frustrations (Sunday April 19 2015)

Vital Report: Cardiff 0 Millwall 0 (Sunday April 19 2015)

Stats: Cardiff v Millwall (Saturday April 18 2015)

Vital Preview: Cardiff v Millwall (Friday April 17 2015)

Harsh Ipswich Defeat For Slade (Wednesday April 15 2015)

Dalman - We're Still Fully Committed (Wednesday April 15 2015)

Highlights - Ipswich 3 Cardiff 1 (Wednesday April 15 2015)

Vital Report: Ipswich 3 Cardiff 1 (Wednesday April 15 2015)

Stats: Ipswich v Cardiff (Tuesday April 14 2015)

Archived Cardiff City Articles

List All Vital Cardiff Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Cardiff 0 - 0 Millwall
Ipswich 3 - 1 Cardiff
Leeds Utd 1 - 2 Cardiff
Cardiff 0 - 3 Bolton
Reading 1 - 1 Cardiff
Cardiff 2 - 0 Birmingham

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
10. Charlton 44 14 18 12 -2 60
11. Forest 44 15 14 15 4 59
12. Sheff Wed 44 14 17 13 -5 59
13. Cardiff 44 14 14 16 -6 56
14. Birmingham 43 13 15 15 -13 54
15. Huddersfield 44 13 14 17 -17 53
16. Leeds Utd 44 14 10 20 -12 52

Breaking League News

Sako close to agreeing Villa deal
Wolves : 21/04/2015 09:00:01
Championship Round Up - We've Still Got A Chance
Wigan : 21/04/2015 08:27:01
Redknapp: Howe has blown me out the water
Bournemouth : 21/04/2015 08:23:00
Howe: Potentially the biggest game in our history
Bournemouth : 21/04/2015 08:00:00
Howe: We felt for Smith
Bournemouth : 21/04/2015 07:45:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Millwall MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Marshall 0%
Peltier 0%
Ecuele Manga 0%
Morrison 0%
Malone 0%
Noone 0%
Gunnarsson 0%
Whittingham 0%
Ralls 0%
Doyle 0%
Mason 0%
Sub - Fabio 0%
Sub - Pilkington 0%
Sub - Kennedy 0%