UK time is: 14:25:09
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Ridsdale Took 68% Pay Cut This Year !

Cardiff City Chairman Peter Ridsdale took a 68% pay cut in the previous financial year - the Bluebirds annual report states. Over the period leading up to 31st May 2008, Ridsdale was paid just a fraction of the previous year`s monies, paid in consultancy fees to his firm WH Sports.


Over that period, the club made a 1m loss, but received hefty transfer fees for the likes of Chopra and Gunter.


Ridsdale was still paid 300k+ for his services but that figure appears paltry next to other league Chairmen and the consultancy fees paid to Rudgewick in previous years for Sam Hammam`s advice. Sam drew an awful lot of money from the club whilst knowingly letting them slide perilously close to administration.


These data are almost a year old now and things have improved somewhat with record numbers of season ticket holders, further interest generated by the cup final run and the sale of Glenn Loovens to Celtic. We are on an even footing again and will be re-investing transfer fees gaied by the sale of Johnson, McCormack and Ledley - each of whom is attracting admiring glances from the Premiership.





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

For massive weekly jackpots - Play the Football Pools Online

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

The Journalist

Writer: Bluebirdshroom Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday May 12 2009

Time: 9:21AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Cardiff City Articles

Peltier Joins On (Sunday January 25 2015)

Slade Demands A Big Response (Sunday January 25 2015)

Bo-Kyung Leaves Cardiff (Sunday January 25 2015)

Vital Report: Cardiff 1 Reading 2 (Sunday January 25 2015)

Stats: Cardiff v Reading (Saturday January 24 2015)

Cardiff City v Reading - Team Line-Ups (Saturday January 24 2015)

Slade - FA Cup Win Will Help Us (Friday January 23 2015)

Talks But No Moves Yet (Friday January 23 2015)

Vital Preview: Cardiff v Reading (Friday January 23 2015)

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
Norwich 3 - 2 Cardiff
Cardiff 1 - 0 Fulham
Cardiff 2 - 4 Watford
Charlton 1 - 1 Cardiff
Cardiff 2 - 3 Brentford
Bournemouth 5 - 3 Cardiff

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
10. Blackburn 26 9 9 8 1 36
11. Birmingham 26 9 8 9 -8 35
12. Forest 27 8 10 9 -2 34
13. Cardiff 26 9 7 10 -3 34
14. Fulham 27 10 4 13 -7 34
15. Huddersfield 27 9 7 11 -10 34
16. Bolton 25 9 5 11 -4 32

Breaking League News

Russell A Doubt For Blackburn Game
Derby County : 26/01/2015 14:00:00
Video: Aston Villa v AFCB - FA Cup
Bournemouth : 26/01/2015 13:18:00
You 'Herd' It Here First Chris Is A Latic
Wigan : 26/01/2015 12:55:00
West Brom interest in Sako
Wolves : 26/01/2015 11:00:00
Thorne Making Progress
Derby County : 26/01/2015 11:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

FA - Reading MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Moore 34%
Fabio 0%
Morrison 0%
Turner 0%
Malone 33%
Harris 0%
Gunnarsson 0%
Whittingham 0%
Noone 0%
Jones 33%
Revell 0%
Sub - Connolly 0%
Sub - Adeyemi 0%
Sub - Macheda 0%