Vital Football

Latest Cardiff City News

Manager Comments After Cardiff City & Reading Draw

Manager Comments After Cardiff City & Reading Draw

Cardiff City manager Dave Jones was disappointed with the result and again found fault with a defensive lapse that cost his team. He told BBC Sport:


'We should have seen out the half-time with a clean sheet and maybe come in a couple of goals ahead.'

'In the second half, I think the expectation is with 10 men we should go on, but I think we lost our patience.'

'You've got to draw teams out and probe away and they were happy to sit there and try and catch us on the break.'




Reading manager Steve Coppell was pleased to escape with a point and plenty of credit but questioned the sending off and penalty. The Royals boss was remarkably calm and many other managers could learn a lesson from his proffessionalism:


'I was very happy to get a point and never question the character of the team.'

'But I wasn't happy with the penalty or the red card. I am thankful to Marcus Hahnemann for keeping us in the game.'

'It looked to me as though Andre Bikey had won his header and he insists that he did nothing wrong.'







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

Writer:Bluebirdshroom
Date:Wednesday November 26 2008
Time: 10:14AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Cardiff City Articles

Storm Caroline To Disrupt Weekend Action?

Fans are being urged to pay attention to the weather reports this weekend with parts of the United Kingdom set for snow.

EFL Goal Of November - 2017

The EFL have now released the candidates for the November Goal of the Month competition for the Championship, League One and League Two.

November MotM Nomination - Warnock (Cardiff)

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

Morrison In Team Of The Week (5/12/17)

Cardiff City are represented in the latest Football League team of the week that has been selected after this week's action.

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:
Murphy9%
Peltier7%
Connolly0%
Morrison0%
Richards35%
Gunnarsson14%
Ralls0%
Bennett0%
Pilkington7%
Zohore14%
Hoilett0%
Sub-Whittingham7%
Sub-M Harris0%
Sub-Lambert7%
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 (view all)

Write for Vital Football