Vital Football

Latest Cardiff City News

Leicester City One To Watch - Matty Fryatt

Leicester City One To Watch - Matty Fryatt

Cardiff City are preparing to face high-flying Leicester City at the CCS tomorrow, and the newly promoted Foxes should provide a stern test for the in-form Bluebirds.

Leicester have suprised many this season and occupy a play-off place despite having only recently returned to Championship level. Richie Wellens, Andy King and Jack Hobbs are all good players and deserve to play in this league.

However, the dangerman for Leicester City is undoubtedly striker Matty Fryatt. The top scorer for the Foxes is a proven goalscorer and has continued his exploits of last season by hitting 10 league goals alread this season putting him high on the list of Champiosnhip scorers.

Fryatt has attracted interest from numerous clubs over the past few seasons, and Leicester did well to hang onto a player who they paid just £350k for back in 2006. His in not a particularly big striker, but is agile, mobile and has a decent touch. More specifically, he has a knack for finishing and can also create chances for other playrs.

Mark Hudson has been much improved in recent weeks, but the Bluebirds captain is likely to be tasked with marking the imposing Steve Howard if selected so Anthony Gerrard may be the one whose battle with Fryatt will be important. As the home team, and having won three on the bounce, Cardiff City will be expected to attack - and that will mean that Fryatt's role is even more important for Leicester City. He only needs one chance, and the Bluebirds will need to be in top form to keep Fryatt quiet...



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

Writer:Bluebirdshroom
Date:Friday December 18 2009
Time: 2:43PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Cardiff City Articles

New Deal For Warnock Ahead Of Fulham

Manager Neil Warnock has confirmed he has agreed a new contract with Cardiff City as he held his pre Fulham press conference earlier today.

Vital Preview - Championship, 24th-26th Feb 2017

The 2016-17 season continues with the latest round of games this weekend. This will see us among those involved with three points of course the aim.

Match Day Officials v Fulham (25/2/17)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Fulham this Saturday.

More Reliable Than A Championship Octopus? (22/2/17)

Time for the new special computer that crunches the numbers to determine the final Championship positions for 2016/17.

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)

Cardiff City v Fulham
Suggested By:
Cardiff win100%
Fulham win0%
Draw0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 32 22 3 7 69 37
2 Brighton 32 20 8 4 68 28
3 Huddersfield 32 20 4 8 64 8
4 Reading 33 18 6 9 60 5
5 Leeds Utd 33 18 4 11 58 11
6 Sheff Wed 33 17 7 9 58 10
7 Fulham 32 14 10 8 52 17
8 Norwich 33 15 6 12 51 11
9 Barnsley 33 14 7 12 49 4
10 Preston 33 13 10 10 49 4
11 Derby County 32 13 9 10 48 7
12 Cardiff 33 13 6 14 45 -2
13 Birmingham 34 11 10 13 43 -13
14 Ipswich 33 10 11 12 41 -7
15 Brentford 32 11 7 14 40 0
16 Q.P.R. 33 11 7 15 40 -10
17 Aston Villa 32 8 12 12 36 -8
18 Forest 33 10 6 17 36 -12
19 Burton 34 9 9 16 36 -13
20 Wolves 32 9 8 15 35 -5
21 Bristol City 32 9 5 18 32 -6
22 Wigan 33 7 9 17 30 -10
23 Blackburn 32 7 9 16 30 -13
24 Rotherham 33 4 5 24 17 -43
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Cardiff City Results (view all)

Cardiff City Fixtures (view all)

Feb 25 2017 3:00PM : Fulham (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Queens Park Rangers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 7 2017 7:45PM : Blackburn Rovers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 11 2017 3:00PM : Birmingham City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 18 2017 3:00PM : Ipswich Town (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Wolverhampton Wanderers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
The Vital Football Members League