UK time is: 14:23:49
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Cardiff City Outplay Coventry To Grab Vital Win

Cardiff City grabbed a priceless three points tonight at the expense of hard working Coventry City and will be delighted at many aspects of their play.



In a bright opening, Cardiff had the greater possession and created a few half chances. However it was the Sky Blues who had the best opportunity when Enckelman pulled off a very good save to deny Freddie Eastwood. City then took control and created two excellent chances for McCormack, one saved and one scuffed shot going wide.



Cardiff City took a deserved lead through former Coventry City striker Jay Bothroyd. His initial header was saved but Jay was on hand to smack home the rebound.



Chris Burke was proving a constant threat, and Parry was lively - it was a slight suprise that Cardiff went into the break only one ahead.



After the break saw more of the same, with Eastwood and McCormack trading efforts. It was the Bluebird who was to prove decisive however after being played in by the impressive Gavin Rae, he coolly slotted home through Westwood's legs for a 2-0 lead.



Roger Johnson was on hand to clear off the line as the Sky Blues pressed. The Bluebirds began to look tired, Burke, Bothroyd and the injured Roger Johnson were feeling the pace while Joe Ledley was withdrawn as a precaution. Coventry City were enjoying much the better of things and hit the post through Mifsud.



Cardiff City had a few decent chances on the break, McCormack and Burke seeing efforts well saved but despite tiring - we held ontO the clean sheet and can be rightly proud of the performance and the win.



Coventry City 0-2 Cardiff City




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 January 28 2009

Time: 9:40PM

Your Comments

was u *****ed when u wrote this lol
smakerzthebluebird
hmm - sorry! Submitted from phone which seems to have chopped off 1st letter of every paragraph....should be OK now!
bluebirdshroom
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Cardiff City Articles

Vital Preview: Millwall v Cardiff (Friday October 24 2014)

Back To Back Wins Delight Slade (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Vital Report: Cardiff 3 Ipswich 1 (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Stats: Cardiff v Ipswich (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Wolff Out The Door (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Vital Preview: Cardiff v Ipswich (Monday October 20 2014)

Massive Result For Slade (Sunday October 19 2014)

Stats: Cardiff v Nottingham Forest (Saturday October 18 2014)

Slade Relishing His Cardiff Debut (Friday October 17 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)

1. westonal 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Cardiff 2 - 4 Norwich
Cardiff 3 - 1 Ipswich
Cardiff 1 - 0 Wigan
Cardiff 0 - 1 Middlesbrough
Brighton 1 - 1 Cardiff
Fulham 1 - 1 Cardiff

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
7. Charlton 14 5 7 2 1 22
8. Bournemouth 13 6 3 4 6 21
9. Ipswich 13 5 5 3 4 20
10. Cardiff 13 5 4 4 2 19
11. Blackburn 13 5 4 4 -1 19
12. Brentford 13 5 4 4 -1 19
13. Sheff Wed 13 4 6 3 0 18

Breaking League News

Team News - City At Wednesday
Norwich : 25/10/2014 14:19:00
Blackpool team to face Reading
Blackpool : 25/10/2014 14:06:00
The Team Sheets - Derby v Latics
Wigan : 25/10/2014 14:04:00
LUFC BREAKING: Leeds v Wolves Teams
Leeds Utd : 25/10/2014 13:56:00
The Cottagers Eat Charlton.
Charlton : 25/10/2014 13:27:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Ipswich MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Marshall 67%
Brayford 0%
Ecuele Manga 33%
Morrison 0%
Fabio 0%
Pilkington 0%
Gunnarsson 0%
Whittingham 0%
Noone 0%
Le Fondre 0%
Macheda 0%
Sub - Maynard 0%
Sub - Ralls 0%