Vital Football

Latest Cardiff City News

Motherwell Fan's View On Cardiff Target Porter

Motherwell Fan's View On Cardiff Target Porter

Cardiff City have had an offer accepted for Motherwell striker Chris Porter, a name likely to be unfamiliar to most Bluebirds fans. We spoke to Motherwell fan Craig Russell, who runs a Facebook group for fans of the Fir park Outfit (see here).



Chris Porter - what type of striker?

Porter is a great target man, holds the ball up well, links play well and if you have a wide man with a decent cross he'll score plenty of goals.



Any particular strengths/weaknesses?

Sometimes his head is like a 50p but more often than not he'll find the target. He also can turn his man quickly with a lightening burst of pace to get into space.



How do you feel about losing him?

Gutted to lose him but he always saw Motherwell as a stepping stone so we would be losing him for free in the summer anyway so I'll take the money now!



Can he do a good job in the Championship?

I've no doubt he'll do well in Championship, him and McCormack will forge a decent partnership to push you for promotion.



Is £400k a fair price?


400k is more than I expected (due to contract up in summer). I think most 'well fans would bite your hand off for that.

I've been hearing he's attracting interest from elsewhere and Cardiff isn't a done deal yet. Hope a bidding war starts!


Many thanks to Craig for his views...




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

Writer:Bluebirdshroom
Date:Thursday January 29 2009
Time: 2:52PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Cardiff City Articles

Former Defenders Join Burton & Newport

Cardiff released Ben Turner and Jazzi Barnum-Bobb this summer with both now finding new clubs. They've signed for Burton and Newport, respectively.

League Cup F‏irst Round - Bristol Rovers (22/6/16)

The draw for the first round of the English Football League Cup took place earlier this afternoon.

Birmingham Away On Opening Day

Cardiff City face a trip to Birmingham City on the opening day of the 2016/17 Championship season.

League Cup Draw Wednesday 1pm

Four hours after the Football League fixture list is revealed, the League Cup first round...

Archived Vital Cardiff Articles

Vital Cardiff articles from

Site Journalists

Whittingham's Left Peg
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Birmingham MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Marshall3%
Peltier0%
Connolly20%
Turner10%
Malone3%
Noone3%
O'Keefe3%
Whittingham3%
Lawrence3%
Pilkington26%
Immers6%
Sub - Zohore0%
Sub - Harris0%
Sub - Ecuele Manga20%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Burnley 46 26 15 5 93 37
P Middlesbrough 46 26 11 9 89 32
3 Brighton 46 24 17 5 89 30
4 Hull City 46 24 11 11 83 34
5 Derby County 46 21 15 10 78 23
6 Sheff Wed 46 19 17 10 74 21
7 Ipswich 46 18 15 13 69 2
8 Cardiff 46 17 17 12 68 5
9 Brentford 46 19 8 19 65 5
10 Birmingham 46 16 15 15 63 4
11 Preston 46 15 17 14 62 0
12 Q.P.R. 46 14 18 14 60 0
13 Leeds Utd 46 14 17 15 59 -8
14 Wolves 46 14 16 16 58 -5
15 Blackburn 46 13 16 17 55 0
16 Forest 46 13 16 17 55 -4
17 Reading 46 13 13 20 52 -7
18 Bristol City 46 13 13 20 52 -17
19 Huddersfield 46 13 12 21 51 -11
20 Fulham 46 12 15 19 51 -13
21 Rotherham 46 13 10 23 49 -18
R Charlton 46 9 13 24 40 -40
R MK Dons 46 9 12 25 39 -30
R Bolton 46 5 15 26 30 -40
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Cardiff City Results (view all)

Cardiff City Fixtures (view all)