Vital Football

Latest Cardiff City News

Ridsdale Is Key To Cardiff City's Future

Ridsdale Is Key To Cardiff City's Future

After another turbulent week for Cardiff City Football Club, fans are turning in droves on club Chairman Peter Ridsdalewith many feeling cheated and used by the recent ticketing initiative - supposedly to raise funds for new players.

However, whether you like HIM or not, and whether you like IT or not - Peter Risdale has taken the club on a long way, and is absolutely crucial to the future of our club.

The unpaid tax bill is worrying at best, though we do apparently have the means to pay it. Whether season ticket sales revenue will need to be diverted, in part, to meet this invoice - we won't yet know but there will be players coming in.

Peter Risdale is feeling the force of the fans fury, with the keyboard warriors out in force and calling for his head. They feel betrayed, and have lost all faith in Ridsdale while the man himself is un-characteristically quiet.

As is stands, Peter Ridsdale is carefully considering his future, and with it Cardiff City's. If he leaves now, as he is close to doing, we would lose an awful lot more than a media spinning, silver tongued Chairman. The HMRC dealings would surely become more fraught, the current board, assembled by PR would be split and the ongoing discussions with the Malaysians would be detrimentally affected and maybe end any chance of investment.

Yes we are running at a loss, and we need urgent investment. BUT, to any Cardiff City fan feeling maligned and hurt - take a look at the squad:

Joe Ledley, Adam Matthews, Michael Chopra, Jay Bothroyd and Chris Burke. These players have served up some sublime football at times, and we sit 4th in the Championship in a new stadium. Last season's top scorer Ross McCormack can't even get a game!

Whater doubts, misgivings and anger you feel towards the current management, and Peter Ridsdale in particular..now isn't the time. Removing him now is not a smart choice and while the short term gratification may appeal to some, it wouldn't hurt Mr Ridsdale any more than a small hit to his pride, it would hit Cardiff City Football Club an awful lot more.



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

Writer:Bluebirdshroom
Date:Wednesday January 6 2010
Time: 11:25AM

Comments

0
Dont think so this is the same guy who caused leeds utds problems!!!!!!!!!!!!
dannybhoy46
06/01/2010 11:32:00
0
He's reduced, re-negotiated and saved us a lot of debt, all the while improving the playing squad and building a new stadium! If only he didn't rely on false positives and hiding all the problems, they wouldn't come as a shock - thats what upsets the fans!
bluebirdshroom
06/01/2010 11:40:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Cardiff City Articles

Storm Caroline To Disrupt Weekend Action?

Fans are being urged to pay attention to the weather reports this weekend with parts of the United Kingdom set for snow.

EFL Goal Of November - 2017

The EFL have now released the candidates for the November Goal of the Month competition for the Championship, League One and League Two.

November MotM Nomination - Warnock (Cardiff)

The November nominations for the Sky Bet Championship Manager of the Month Award are in.

Morrison In Team Of The Week (5/12/17)

Cardiff City are represented in the latest Football League team of the week that has been selected after this week's action.

Cardiff City Archived 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:
Murphy9%
Peltier7%
Connolly0%
Morrison0%
Richards35%
Gunnarsson14%
Ralls0%
Bennett0%
Pilkington7%
Zohore14%
Hoilett0%
Sub-Whittingham7%
Sub-M Harris0%
Sub-Lambert7%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
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)

The Vital Football Members League