Vital Football

Latest Cardiff City News

Cardiff City Man Warns Strike Partner

Cardiff City Man Warns Strike Partner

Cardiff City striker Jay Bothroyd has stopped short of pleading with strike partner Ross McCormack to stay and has warned him he could face the same problem wherever he goes after the Scotsman recently revealed plans to leave the Blubeirds over fears of not being a regular first team starter.


McCormack is not content to play second fiddle to Michael Chopra and is fed up of being played in an unfamiliar left wing role. He wants to talk to any club who meet our valuation and is intent on securing guaranteed first team action and safeguarding his International future.


Jay Bothroyd warned his team-mate and told BBC Sport:


'He's saying he's making football decisions. For me, every club you go to now - Championship upwards - no one is guaranteed a first team place.'

'There's always competition, there's normally four strikers at a club and everyone has got to work hard to earn yourself a start.'

'Ross is a terrific player but ultimately it's down to him.'




McCormack will struggle to find what he is looking for, and every club will have 4 strikers to choose from. Unless Rosco wants to be the big fish in a small pond, he's going to have to make his mind up and fast. The longer this sage continues, the more he will have to work to win over our fans - a hat-trick against Scunthorpe United would help though !


Click here to sign up for Vital CARDIFF CITY.



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

Writer:Bluebirdshroom
Date:Friday July 31 2009
Time: 8:57AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Cardiff City Articles

EFL Cup - Falling Attendances & More Rotation

Many fans have watched the seeming demise of the EFL Trophy, and it appears the EFL Cup may now be quickly following suit after the recent third round ties.

EFL In Favour Of Shorter Window & Other Changes

At a meeting of all EFL member clubs yesterday, there was a strong indication they would be in favour of making amendments to the summer's transfer window.

The UK's Tightest Derby Clashes - 2017

Ever wondered which local derby in the United Kingdom is the most closely contested?

More Reliable Than A Championship Octopus? (20/9/17)

Time for the special computer that crunches the numbers to determine the final Championship positions for the season of 2017/18.

Archived Vital Cardiff 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:
Murphy12%
Peltier7%
Connolly0%
Morrison0%
Richards30%
Gunnarsson15%
Ralls0%
Bennett0%
Pilkington7%
Zohore15%
Hoilett0%
Sub-Whittingham7%
Sub-M Harris0%
Sub-Lambert7%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Cardiff City Results (view all)

Cardiff City Fixtures (view all)

Write for Vital Football