UK time is: 20:19:15
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Cardiff City Midfielder Ruled Out For Season

Cardiff City's Scottish International Gavin Rae will miss the rest of the season after requiring surgery to treat an ankle tendon injury.

The former Rangers man has been an integral part of the Bluebirds midfield this year, despite struggling for form. Injuries to key players have seen him play regularly, even with his hand in plaster at times. However, it is clear that Dave Jones sees him as the third choice central midfielder and Rae was relegated to the bench on Monday to allow the return of Joe Ledley after hip surgery.

The return of key players such as Ledley, coupled with the returns of short term absentess Chris Burke and Peter Whittingham means that Rae's absence should not prove too costly.

Another huge bonus has been the emergence of youngster Darcy Blake who has impressed both in central defence and midfield at the height of our injury problems. He, Aaron Wildig and Solomon Taiwo will provide the cover for McPhail and Ledley as we look to confirm our place in the play-offs and compete for a place in the Premiership.




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:Friday April 9 2010

Time: 9:47AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Cardiff City Articles

Third Tour Match Details Change (Monday July 21 2014)

Ole Delighted With Day's Efforts (Saturday July 19 2014)

Cardiff 3-0 Teuta Durres (Saturday July 19 2014)

Cardiff 3-2 TSV 1860 Munich (Saturday July 19 2014)

Noone To Miss Season Start (Friday July 18 2014)

Whittingham Signs New Cardiff Deal (Wednesday July 16 2014)

Forest Now Also Selected For TV (Wednesday July 16 2014)

Double October Sky Date (Tuesday July 15 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

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
5. Bournemouth 0 0 0 0 0 0
6. Brentford 0 0 0 0 0 0
7. Brighton 0 0 0 0 0 0
8. Cardiff 0 0 0 0 0 0
9. Charlton 0 0 0 0 0 0
10. Derby County 0 0 0 0 0 0
11. Forest 0 0 0 0 0 0

Breaking League News

Poll Result: Do Birmingham Need Another Striker?
Birmingham : 22/07/2014 20:05:00
RUFC - Worrall Leaves Millers
Rotherham : 22/07/2014 19:53:00
LUFC Leeds right to pull out of deal for defender
Leeds Utd : 22/07/2014 19:25:00
Forest Hunt Loan!
Forest : 22/07/2014 18:54:00
LUFC Leeds United Team v Mansfield Town
Leeds Utd : 22/07/2014 18:46:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Chelsea MotM
Suggested By:  Whitts
Marshall 40%
Fabio 2%
John 2%
Mutch 0%
Caulker 14%
Turner 4%
Daehli 26%
Whittingham 4%
Campbell 0%
Gunnarsson 0%
Bellamy 2%
Sub - Cowie 2%
Sub - Healey 2%
Sub - James 2%