Vital Football

Latest Cardiff City News

Ex-Bluebird Capaldi Finds New Palace Home

Ex-Bluebird Capaldi Finds New Palace Home

Former Cardiff City defender Tony Capaldi has found a new club in Crystal Palace in the form of Championship rivals Crystal Palace.

The Northern Ireland International was released by the Bluebirds after failing to win a regular place in the side over the past two seasons. Although experienced at this level, Capaldi's positional sense was worrying and he found McNaughton and Kennedy preferred at left back.

Since leaving Cardiff City, Capaldi was initially offered a trial at Plymouth, where he spent some time training with his former club. Following that, he arrived at Selhurst Park and features in a friendly for the Eagles. Despite ongoing interest from Plymouth, he has now signed for Palace and will look to get regular first team action.

Although we now have no specialist left-backs at Cardiff City, few were disappointed or suprised at Capaldi's release. Kevin McNaughton will assume the left-back position until suitable cover can be brought in. We will need cover since McNaughton has a tendancy to miss matches through persistent hamstring and back niggles.



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

Writer:Bluebirdshroom
Date:Thursday July 29 2010
Time: 3:00PM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
Well done for offloading him Cardiff, he was on loan with us and was hopeless! A Leeds Fan
chuffinnora21
03/08/2010 10:37:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Cardiff City Articles

Brighton Trip Changed

The league match against Brighton, scheduled for Saturday 31st December, has had a change to the date and kick-off time.

Doyle Completes Preston Move

Limited with chances since arriving from Chesterfield last year Doyle went to Preston on loan last season with him now completing a permanent move to Cardiff's Championship rivals.

German Friendly & Tour Details Confirmed

Cardiff City have now confirmed the final friendly of our German tour.

Lawrence & Morgans Join Backroom Staff

Cardiff City have today confirmed the appointments of Lennie Lawrence and Dr Ryland Morgans to Paul Trollope's backroom staff.

Archived Vital Cardiff Articles

Vital Cardiff articles from

Site Journalists

Whittingham's Left Peg
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Birmingham MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Marshall1%
Peltier3%
Connolly18%
Turner9%
Malone3%
Noone3%
O'Keefe3%
Whittingham3%
Lawrence3%
Pilkington27%
Immers6%
Sub - Zohore0%
Sub - Harris0%
Sub - Ecuele Manga21%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Burnley 46 26 15 5 93 37
P Middlesbrough 46 26 11 9 89 32
3 Brighton 46 24 17 5 89 30
4 Hull City 46 24 11 11 83 34
5 Derby County 46 21 15 10 78 23
6 Sheff Wed 46 19 17 10 74 21
7 Ipswich 46 18 15 13 69 2
8 Cardiff 46 17 17 12 68 5
9 Brentford 46 19 8 19 65 5
10 Birmingham 46 16 15 15 63 4
11 Preston 46 15 17 14 62 0
12 Q.P.R. 46 14 18 14 60 0
13 Leeds Utd 46 14 17 15 59 -8
14 Wolves 46 14 16 16 58 -5
15 Blackburn 46 13 16 17 55 0
16 Forest 46 13 16 17 55 -4
17 Reading 46 13 13 20 52 -7
18 Bristol City 46 13 13 20 52 -17
19 Huddersfield 46 13 12 21 51 -11
20 Fulham 46 12 15 19 51 -13
21 Rotherham 46 13 10 23 49 -18
R Charlton 46 9 13 24 40 -40
R MK Dons 46 9 12 25 39 -30
R Bolton 46 5 15 26 30 -40
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Cardiff City Results (view all)

Cardiff City Fixtures (view all)