Vital Football

Latest Cardiff City News

'Hell Of A Player' Is A Steal For Cardiff City

'Hell Of A Player' Is  A Steal For Cardiff City

Cardiff City recently signed promising young centre-back Anthony Gerrard in a cut-price deal from Wallsall. Although less experienced, his signing was better received by the fans than Paul Quinn or Mark Hudson and Saddlers fans everywhere were disgruntled by the meagre fee.


Former Cardiff City man Rhys Weston was a team-mate of Gerrard's for the past two seasons and is adamant we've got ourselves a bargain. Weston told the NOTW:


'To get a player like Anthony for £200,000 is an absolute steal.

'Only a year ago Walsall were valuing Anthony at £750,000 but because of the current financial climate nobody came in for him.Cardiff have taken advantage of the situation and getting him for £250,000 is a great bit of business.'

'I played with Anthony for two years and he's a hell of a player. There's no reason why he can't go on to play in the Premier League.'



Gerrard has acquited himself well thus far, and shown himself to be a passionate and committed team player. What was noticable in the friendly was his constant talking at the back - a welcome sight with the quiet McNaughton and Gyepes.


Weston was far from a fans favourite at Ninian Park and was made a scapegoat by Bluebirds fans. Nevertheless he was a determined and committed individual who never hid on the pitch, and was a great guy off it.


Gerrard is expected to start the season on the bench, but should get a chance to force his way past Gyepes or Hudson in the way that Roger Johnson did - the comparisons are evident between the two - and are favourable to Gerrard.




For the very latest Championship odds

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

Writer:Bluebirdshroom
Date:Tuesday July 21 2009
Time: 10:03AM

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Conor Benn Wins on Points

Comments

0
'To get a player like Anthony for £200,000 is an absolute steal. hes a very good player and worth having .
Kimbo
21/07/2009 13:59:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Cardiff City Articles

Rotherham 1-2 Cardiff - Highlights

Cardiff secured a win over Rotherham in the Championship on Saturday.

Vital View - Championship 23rd-24th September

Blackburn collected another three-points with a win at Derby with fellow strugglers Cardiff collecting a needed win at Rotherham with leaders Huddersfield slipping up at Reading.

Stats: Rotherham v Cardiff

All the stats from Rotherham (1) vs (2) Cardiff, New York Stadium, 24/9/16 Att: 8,348

Vital Pre-Match - Rotherham v Cardiff

Cardiff's poor start to the season under Trollope continued with Leeds going away from the Cardiff City Stadium with a two-nil win. A match at Rotherham comes tomorrow.

Archived Vital Cardiff Articles

Vital Cardiff articles from

Site Journalists

Whittingham's Left Peg
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Rotherham MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Amos0%
Peltier0%
Morrison0%
Connolly0%
Richards0%
O'Keefe0%
Noone0%
Immers0%
Whittingham0%
Ralls0%
Lambert0%
Sub - Harris100%
Sub - Ecuele Manga0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Norwich 9 6 2 1 20 6
2 Huddersfield 9 6 1 2 19 4
3 Brighton 9 5 2 2 17 6
4 Reading 9 5 2 2 17 0
5 Newcastle 9 5 1 3 16 10
6 Birmingham 9 4 4 1 16 4
7 Barnsley 9 5 0 4 15 6
8 Wolves 9 4 3 2 15 3
9 Brentford 9 4 2 3 14 6
10 Bristol City 9 4 2 3 14 5
11 Sheff Wed 9 4 2 3 14 -1
12 Leeds Utd 9 4 1 4 13 -1
13 Fulham 9 3 4 2 13 -2
14 Ipswich 9 3 3 3 12 0
15 Forest 9 3 2 4 11 -2
16 Q.P.R. 9 3 2 4 11 -4
17 Aston Villa 9 1 6 2 9 0
18 Burton 9 2 3 4 9 -2
19 Preston 9 3 0 6 9 -4
20 Blackburn 9 2 2 5 8 -6
21 Cardiff 9 2 2 5 8 -7
22 Derby County 9 1 3 5 6 -6
23 Rotherham 9 1 3 5 6 -12
24 Wigan 9 1 2 6 5 -3
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Cardiff City Results (view all)

Cardiff City Fixtures (view all)

Sep 27 2016 7:45PM : Derby County (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 1 2016 3:00PM : Burton Albion (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 14 2016 7:45PM : Bristol City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 19 2016 7:45PM : Sheffield Wednesday (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 22 2016 5:30PM : Nottingham Forest (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 29 2016 3:00PM : Wigan Athletic (H)
Sky Bet Championship