UK time is: 01:32:39
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Horror Debut For Joe Ledley

Departed Cardiff City man Joe Ledley endured a disasterous debut after new club Celtic were thrashed 3-0 by FC Braga to leave their Champions League hopes hanging by a thread.

Ledley moved to Parkhead after months of speculation over his future, rejecting a deal at longtime admirers Stoke City. His departure was greeted by a mixed reaction from fans, disappointed to see a prized asset leave for no fee.

However, only a bitter few would hold a grudge against Ledley, regardless whether they saw this as a step backwards for the talented Welshman.

Ledley told the Scottish Sun:

'We didn't plan it to be that way and we are disappointed because we just didn't play well.'

'We just have to go into the home game and try to get three or four goals. We have to pick ourselves up.'

'I believe in my ability. I had the chance to go to other clubs, but I came here to win trophies and play in the Champions League. I really hope to do that with Celtic.'





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:Thursday July 29 2010

Time: 1:58PM

Your Comments

Wow! - Just needed to see the headline and thought straight away - SOUR GRAPES! why cant u just be pleased for the guy and wish him well. He's now bettering himself as a player in the Champs League instead of a championship club?!! love the quote - "only a bitter few would hold a grudge against Ledley, regardless whether they saw this as a step backwards for the talended Welshman"..hypocritical!!
cherry123abc
What on your shoulder cherry?!? As I say, only a few dislike him joing going to celtic - i'm not one. However, many many feel a move to the SPL is backwards, and that he should have gone to Prem (note - i didnt expect him to stay here) - so no, its nothing to do with Celtic, our interest in Ledley is because he came through our ranks and is a fan. Personally I hope he does well wherever he goes (except swansea!!)
bluebirdshroom
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Cardiff City Articles

Jo Inge Berget Signs For Celtic (Monday July 28 2014)

Yeovil 1-4 Cardiff (Monday July 28 2014)

Defender Deal Unlikely (Sunday July 27 2014)

Campbell Completes Palace Move (Friday July 25 2014)

10m Medel Offer From Galatasaray (Wednesday July 23 2014)

Medel Inching Towards Cardiff Exit (Wednesday July 23 2014)

FK Amkar Perm 3-0 Cardiff (Tuesday July 22 2014)

Caulker Departs For QPR (Tuesday July 22 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

Brentford Turn Down Latics Bid For Forshaw
Wigan : 28/07/2014 20:50:00
Clarke Returns to Familiar Settings
Huddersfield : 28/07/2014 20:31:00
LUFC White set to miss start of season
Leeds Utd : 28/07/2014 20:30:00
Benedicic close whilst Viviani is still in talks
Leeds Utd : 28/07/2014 20:11:00
Jo Inge Berget Signs For Celtic
Cardiff : 28/07/2014 19:59:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Chelsea MotM
Suggested By:  Whitts
Marshall 37%
Fabio 4%
John 2%
Mutch 0%
Caulker 13%
Turner 4%
Daehli 26%
Whittingham 4%
Campbell 0%
Gunnarsson 2%
Bellamy 2%
Sub - Cowie 2%
Sub - Healey 2%
Sub - James 2%