UK time is: 05:12:10
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Cardiff City's Chopra: Lucky But Loving It !

Cardiff City striker Michael Chopra is undoubtedly a man in form and will already be sowing seeds of doubt in the minds of Championship defenders after a hat-trick last night making it 6 goals in just three league matches for the diminutive Geordie.

Chopra is now back to fitness and looks a wholly different player to the static and easily marked proposition of last season - when he was clearly struggling with a heel problem. This season, he looks fit, balanced and full of energy. He has the ability to react quickly and burst into life at the slightest opportunity and his partnership with Bothroyd is excellent.

Whilst 6 goals in 3 games is a great achievement, Chopra himself admits there has been a great deal of luck involved. Chops knew nothing about the season opener when Whittingham`s shot deflected off the back of his foot and over Joe Murphy. Goals against Blackpool and Plymouth were mishits but both sneaked over the line while the third goal was a penalty. The other two goals were quality with a fierce drive (vs Scunthorpe) and well executed chip (Plymouth) to show for his efforts.

The man himself reckons he`s 'on fire` and you can bet everything you have that Chopra doesn`t care how they come, as long as they continue to. Goals breed confidence and he feels unbeatable - a priceless commodity in a striker.

Michael Chopra is well and truly back over the hill, and we`re all loving it!




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






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

The Journalist

Writer: Bluebirdshroom Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday August 19 2009

Time: 2:09PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Cardiff City Articles

Vital Preview: Millwall v Cardiff (Friday October 24 2014)

Back To Back Wins Delight Slade (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Vital Report: Cardiff 3 Ipswich 1 (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Stats: Cardiff v Ipswich (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Wolff Out The Door (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Vital Preview: Cardiff v Ipswich (Monday October 20 2014)

Massive Result For Slade (Sunday October 19 2014)

Stats: Cardiff v Nottingham Forest (Saturday October 18 2014)

Slade Relishing His Cardiff Debut (Friday October 17 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. westonal 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Cardiff 2 - 4 Norwich
Cardiff 3 - 1 Ipswich
Cardiff 1 - 0 Wigan
Cardiff 0 - 1 Middlesbrough
Brighton 1 - 1 Cardiff
Fulham 1 - 1 Cardiff

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
7. Charlton 14 5 7 2 1 22
8. Bournemouth 13 6 3 4 6 21
9. Ipswich 13 5 5 3 4 20
10. Cardiff 13 5 4 4 2 19
11. Blackburn 13 5 4 4 -1 19
12. Brentford 13 5 4 4 -1 19
13. Sheff Wed 13 4 6 3 0 18

Breaking League News

Grant Holt To Stay At Hudderfield For Rest Of Year
Wigan : 25/10/2014 00:15:00
Early Team News - Derby v Latics
Wigan : 25/10/2014 00:03:00
What The Bosses Say - Derby v Latics
Wigan : 24/10/2014 23:39:00
Millers v Seagulls Preview
Rotherham : 24/10/2014 20:05:00
LUFC Leeds v Wolves - Over The Years
Leeds Utd : 24/10/2014 20:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Ipswich MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Marshall 67%
Brayford 0%
Ecuele Manga 33%
Morrison 0%
Fabio 0%
Pilkington 0%
Gunnarsson 0%
Whittingham 0%
Noone 0%
Le Fondre 0%
Macheda 0%
Sub - Maynard 0%
Sub - Ralls 0%