UK time is: 09:50:14
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Arsenal Boss Wary Of Cardiff City's Reputation

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has revealed his mild trepidation about taking on Cardiff City at Ninian Park and vowed to ensure his side are up for the test and come away with a win.


With a packed Premiership schedule, the Gunners boss will be desperately hoping to get the job done first time and avoid the need for a tiring, and time-consuming replay at the Emirates. Cardiff City meanwhile would welcome that eventuality and a draw would be seen as a favourable result.


Wenger spoke of his feelings on the match:



"The FA Cup draw landed us a tricky tie, Cardiff are strong at home and there will be a big atmosphere against a good team, so we will be tested there, but we will be ready."


"It`s the kind of tie that you need to come out with a positive result in."




The FA Cup represents Arsenal's best chance of silverware this season - a fact that Wenger will have realised and will strive to ensure the favourites live up to their reputation. Cardiff City though have nothing to fear after strengthening last season's squad after beating Middlesborough (away) and standing up to Portsmouth in the final. We look stronger this season, and could well prove tough opposition for our more illustrious visitors.





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:Tuesday January 13 2009

Time: 12:58PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Cardiff City Articles

Vital Report: Port Vale 2 Cardiff 3 (Wednesday August 27 2014)

Stats: Port Vale v Cardiff (Tuesday August 26 2014)

Vital Preview: Port Vale v Cardiff (Tuesday August 26 2014)

Rotation Continues For Ole (Monday August 25 2014)

Ole - Wolves Deserved It - Sort Of (Sunday August 24 2014)

Vital Report: Wolves 1 Cardiff 0 (Sunday August 24 2014)

Stats: Wolves v Cardiff (Saturday August 23 2014)

Vital Preview: Wolves v Cardiff (Friday August 22 2014)

A Bad Day To Be Blue (Thursday August 21 2014)

Unbeaten Start Delights Ole (Wednesday August 20 2014)

Archived Cardiff City Articles

List All Vital Cardiff Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Wolves 1 - 0 Cardiff
Cardiff 3 - 1 Huddersfield
Cardiff 1 - 0 Wigan
Blackburn 1 - 1 Cardiff

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
5. Charlton 4 2 2 0 2 8
6. Sheff Wed 4 2 2 0 2 8
7. Derby County 4 2 1 1 4 7
8. Cardiff 4 2 1 1 2 7
9. Millwall 4 2 1 1 2 7
10. Blackburn 4 2 1 1 0 7
11. Bournemouth 4 2 0 2 3 6

Breaking League News

Saville completes Wolves switch
Wolves : 27/08/2014 09:28:00
Vital Report: Port Vale 2 Cardiff 3
Cardiff : 27/08/2014 09:15:00
Frederik Sorensen
Norwich : 27/08/2014 08:46:00
Norwich City 3 - 1 Crawley Town
Norwich : 27/08/2014 08:23:00
Gray: Owls good value for cup triumph
Sheff Wed : 27/08/2014 08:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

League Cup - Port Vale
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Moore 0%
Barnum-Bobb 0%
John 0%
Ralls 0%
Oshilaja 0%
Torres Ruiz 0%
Wolff Eikrem 0%
Kim Bo-Kyung 0%
Javi Guerra 0%
Macheda 100%
Dikgacoi 0%
Sub:-Burgstaller 0%
Sub:-Harris 0%
Sub:-Velikonja 0%