Vital Football

Latest Cardiff City News

New Deals For Cardiff City Old-Timers

New Deals For Cardiff City Old-Timers

Cardiff City have decided not to wait until the end of the season before offering new deals to two our our most experienced players - indicating they have a role to play whether we end up in the Premiership or Championship next season.

Mark Kennedy has already put pen to paper on a contract extension after proving many doubters wrong (myself included) following a consistent and solid season in the left back position. Despite thoughts that Capaldi and Comminges would dominate that role - it is Irishman Kennedy who made the position his own and remains first choice left-back.

By contrast, Riccy Scimeca has barely featured at all this season - and has played the most minor of roles over the past couple of years dating back to a hamstring injury followed by surgery, infection and an ankle injury. However, the former Nottingham Forest man has also opened talks on a new Bluebirds deal and is also hoping to force his way into the side should an opportunity arise.

Both men are hugely experienced players in a relatively young squad. Both are influential players to have around the club on the field, in the dressing room and during training.

For the very latest Championship odds

Free £15 bet when you spend £5 on The New Football Pools

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

Date:Wednesday April 1 2009
Time: 9:57AM

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Cardiff City Articles

Everybody Has Pulled Together

The Sky Bet Manager of the Month winners for February 2018 are in, which has seen Neil Warnock named as the top man in the Championship.

The EFL Bubble In Danger Of Bursting As TV Influence Grows?

The EFL have crunched the full attendance numbers for the season of 2016/17 and their results show a 6% increase compared to 2015/16.

February PotM Nomination - Morrison (Cardiff)

The February nominations for the Sky Bet Championship Player of the Month Award are in.

February MotM Nomination - Warnock (Cardiff)

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

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:
Sub-M Harris3%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Cardiff City Results (view all)

Cardiff City Fixtures

Vital Football Comment