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Cardiff City In 4-5-1 Shocker !

Cardiff City In 4-5-1 Shocker !

Cardiff City manager Dave Jones has broken with tradition and named a changed formation to face Aston Villa with Jay Bothroyd operating in a lone strikers role.

Gavin Rae, Ledley and Riccy Scimeca make up a 3 man central midfield with Gerrard and Gyepes forming a new look pairing in defence.

The men to miss out are Mark Hudson and Michael Chopra while there's a welcome return for lively full-back Adam Matthews.

Tonight will be a huge test for Jay Bothroyd who was strongly criticised after a poor showing last week - he is charged with leading the line alone and much depends on his performance and how well the likes of Whitts, Burke and Ledley can support.



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Writer:Bluebirdshroom
Date:Wednesday September 23 2009
Time: 7:40PM

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