UK time is: 12:11:49
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

'Only Good Players Get Booed' - Hmmm.

Cardiff City host Crystal Palace and one man likely to be involved and given a hot reception is Palace defender Claude Davis - the player who left Roger Johnson needing a hospital stay last year following a violent elbow to the throat.

Cardiff City fans are not the most forgiving bunch, and we have impressive memories. If Davis does play he will be given stick but he says it won`t bother him and regards any abuse directed at him as high praise!

Davis told yourlocalguardian.co.uk:

"That's football, only good players get booed,"
"I'm not really thinking about what the Cardiff fans reaction will be, only if you are a nobody do you not get booed."


I`m not sure I follow him point there… If we were booing him because he was good and a threat to us (e.g. van Persie at Arsenal) then perhaps. Sorry Claude but there are only two reasons why Bluebirds fans might know the name. Firstly because the name 'Claude Davis` regularly crops up in list of 'worst Premiership buys` after Billy Davies and Derby County spent £3m on him only to let him leave on a free just 25 appearances later and following one of the worst defensive records in Premiership history. The second is for 'that` elbow and does the man believe we wouldn`t boo and player who left one of the clubs` most loved players in agony and coughing up blood. Whether it was Ryan Giggs, Bobby Moore or a 16 year old youth player from Accrington Stanley…..he`d get booed.

Following the Claude Davis logic, Rhys Weston, Andy Jordan and Richard Langley must be amongst the finest players ever to grace our club and must surely go down as all-time Cardiff City legends?!?




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 October 14 2009

Time: 9:33AM

Your Comments

Half of me wants to ignore him completely then, but chances are he'll get a bashing - and rightly so.
Bonesy
Roger ***** him up, roger roger ***** him up!
Aderyn las
Why 5 stars?! The word I used didnt have 5 stars!
Aderyn las
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Cardiff City Articles

Choo - We Will Prioritise Our Blue Kit (Thursday December 18 2014)

Tan Clears Cardiff Debt (Thursday December 18 2014)

Mason Tears Hamstring At Bolton (Tuesday December 16 2014)

Morrison Returns To West Ham (Monday December 15 2014)

FA Cup v Colchester Selected For TV (Monday December 15 2014)

Vital Report: Bournemouth 5 Cardiff 3 (Sunday December 14 2014)

Stats: Bournemouth v Cardiff (Saturday December 13 2014)

Bournemouth v Cardiff: Team Line-Ups (Saturday December 13 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

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Bournemouth 5 - 3 Cardiff
Cardiff 0 - 0 Rotherham
Watford 0 - 1 Cardiff
Cardiff 2 - 1 Reading
Birmingham 0 - 0 Cardiff
Bolton 3 - 0 Cardiff

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
8. Blackburn 21 8 7 6 1 31
9. Forest 21 7 9 5 5 30
10. Charlton 21 6 12 3 1 30
11. Cardiff 21 8 6 7 0 30
12. Wolves 21 8 6 7 -7 30
13. Sheff Wed 21 6 10 5 -1 28
14. Fulham 21 7 4 10 -8 25

Breaking League News

Rochdale v Forest FA Cup 3rd Round Tickets!
» Forest : 19/12/2014 11:47:00
The 12th Man - Jingle Bells To That
» Wigan : 19/12/2014 11:34:00
Rate The Ref: Blackpool away
» Bournemouth : 19/12/2014 11:33:00
Howe: We have a difficult festive campaign
» Bournemouth : 19/12/2014 11:04:00
Francis: Blackpool away is a banana skin
» Bournemouth : 19/12/2014 10:58:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Cardiff v Brentford
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Cardiff win 0%
Draw 100%
Brentford win 0%