UK time is: 08:25:21
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Eddie May Start For Cardiff City: Last Chance ?

Cardiff City manager Dave Jones may turn to an unlikely saviour as he moves to stop our slide down the table and improve the balance of our side.


Eddie Johnson has flopped disasterously this season, playing just a handful of games and failing to score, or threaten meaningfully in that time. His reported 15000 per week wages have caused serious frustrations for fans and the on-loan Fulham man has looked far from the International 3m man he is reputed to be.


However, with Jay Bothroyd out for the Bluebirds, we have struggled. Parry, McCormack and Chopra possess no height or aerial prowess while in that time we have played far too many high balls to no avail.


The one thing Eddie Johnson has offered is a target in the air. During his few starts and occasional substitute appearances, he has won his fair share of high balls and shown glimpses of a useful partnership with McCormack.


Boss Dave Jones has suggested Johnson may get a call, but warned he simply must deliver. DJ told BBC Sport:


'He might get his chance and he's got to grab it.'


'He's here to score goals and he hasn't. There's no hiding place for anybody in football and it's no good not talking about it.'



Eddie does offer something different in attack to our other options and remains the only possible like-for-like option for Jay Bothroyd. He has shown nowhere near the level of quality of Bothroyd as yet but could yet prove an unlikely hero. A hat-trick tonight would soon have fans behind him!





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



For the very latest Championship odds

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

The Journalist

Writer: Bluebirdshroom Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday March 3 2009

Time: 10:00AM

Your Comments

Must be one hell of an injury crisis if Eddie May is starting !!!
Bonesy
Must be one hell of an injury crisis if Eddie May is starting !!!
Bonesy
Ah - i missed that....cunning title
Aderyn las
Ah - i missed that....cunning title
Aderyn las
its a big risk but you have to give him another go i feel lo siento.
bluemooner_mcfc
its a big risk but you have to give him another go i feel lo siento.
bluemooner_mcfc
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Cardiff City Articles

Vital Preview: Watford v Cardiff (Friday November 28 2014)

Noone Extends Deal (Wednesday November 26 2014)

Cala Hits Out (Tuesday November 25 2014)

Mackay's Honorary Status Revoked (Tuesday November 25 2014)

Pilkington - Time To Step Up (Monday November 24 2014)

Slade - We're Still A Work In Progress (Monday November 24 2014)

Vital Report: Cardiff 2 Reading 1 (Saturday November 22 2014)

Stats: Cardiff v Reading (Friday November 21 2014)

Vital Preview: Cardiff v Reading (Friday November 21 2014)

Alfie Will Come Good (Friday November 21 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. Garrincha57 2
2. westonal 1
3. Dave Eade 1

League Results (view all)

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

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
9. Charlton 18 6 10 2 2 28
10. Norwich 18 7 6 5 6 27
11. Wolves 18 7 6 5 -3 27
12. Cardiff 18 7 5 6 1 26
13. Sheff Wed 18 4 10 4 -2 22
14. Huddersfield 18 5 6 7 -6 21
15. Reading 18 6 3 9 -6 21

Breaking League News

What The Bosses Said - Sheff Weds v Latics
Wigan : 29/11/2014 08:22:00
LUFC Doukara To Down Derby?
Leeds Utd : 29/11/2014 08:11:00
Rovers Preview: Middlesbrough
Blackburn : 29/11/2014 08:03:00
Classic Clash: Leeds United 4-3 Derby County 1997
Leeds Utd : 29/11/2014 08:00:00
LUFC Redfearn backs outstanding young talent
Leeds Utd : 29/11/2014 08:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Reading MotM
Suggested By:  Bluebird
Marshall 1%
Connolly 0%
Morrison 0%
Turner 0%
Brayford 0%
Pilkington 0%
Gunnarsson 0%
Whittingham 0%
Noone 0%
Le Fondre 0%
Macheda 0%
Sub - Daehli 33%
Sub - Fabio 0%
Sub - Jones 66%