Vital Football

Latest Cardiff City News

Bothroyd Passed Fit For Deportivo Clash

Bothroyd Passed Fit For Deportivo Clash

Cardiff City have received a boost with the news that key striker Jay Bothroyd has recovered from the arm injury that saw him ruled out of the pre-season defeat by Notts County.

As a rule, we struggle without our powerful yet cultured frontman and he underpins our style of play. With no experienced cover for the front three of Chopra, McCormack and Bothroyd - it's a welcome return to fitness for Jay.

The Bluebirds have been working in training on a different approach and formation, which would allow pacy but small strikers Chops and Rosco to operate in tandem, a partnership that has failed to reach its obvious potential whenever employed.

Bothroyd had missed much of the summer through a torn muscle sustained prior to the play-off final at Wembley. That injury saw him limp from the field and caused us as many problems as Blackpool did as Kelvin Etuhu made absolutely no impression.

With Warren Feeney and Josh Magennis both released, it's certainly good to have Bothroyd back and we look forward to seeing him back in action.



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

Writer:Bluebirdshroom
Date:Friday July 30 2010
Time: 9:15AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Cardiff City Articles

EFL Cup - Falling Attendances & More Rotation

Many fans have watched the seeming demise of the EFL Trophy, and it appears the EFL Cup may now be quickly following suit after the recent third round ties.

EFL In Favour Of Shorter Window & Other Changes

At a meeting of all EFL member clubs yesterday, there was a strong indication they would be in favour of making amendments to the summer's transfer window.

The UK's Tightest Derby Clashes - 2017

Ever wondered which local derby in the United Kingdom is the most closely contested?

More Reliable Than A Championship Octopus? (20/9/17)

Time for the special computer that crunches the numbers to determine the final Championship positions for the season of 2017/18.

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)

Huddersfield MotM
Suggested By:
Murphy12%
Peltier7%
Connolly0%
Morrison0%
Richards30%
Gunnarsson15%
Ralls0%
Bennett0%
Pilkington7%
Zohore15%
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