UK time is: 14:08:26
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Bothroyd Out But Bellamy Travels For City

Cardiff City will again be without key frontman Jay Bothroyd for tonight's away clash with Leicester City, but Bothroyd is hopeful of a full recovery in time for the weekend clash with Ipswich Town.

Andy Keogh took over the 'target man' role usually undertaken by Bothroyd, and did a good job during the 2-0 victory over Hull City. He will be hoping for another start, and would be unlucky to be dropped.

There is also good news regarding injuries as CCFC captain Craig Bellamy has seen an improvement in his knee and has travelled with the squad. Bellers experienced swelling after a gruelling 90 minutes for Wales last week. He missed the weekend clash, but following a steroid injection, the inflammation has abated and he will undergo a fitness test prior to tonight's game.

Olofinjana has also travelled and could feature but the Bluebirds will be without on-loan midfielder Danny Drinkwater who continues to be sidelined with an ankle injury.

Cardiff City have a number of options to change things around and if Bellamy is passed fit, he could replace Koumas on the left, or Keogh as the lone striker. Alternatively, Jones could revert to a 4-4-2 formation with Bellamy joining Keogh up-front leaving a midfield four of: Whittingham-McPhail-Olofinjana-Burke.


Cardiff City fans will (almost) always give 100% backing to our players on the pitch, you can also support a fantastic cause by donating to the Craig Bellamy Foundation. Further information about Bellamy`s excellent work to promote footballing and academic development for African youngsters is available via the links. Please help support if you can.




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:Tuesday September 14 2010

Time: 8:58AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Articles

Palacegate Saga Continues (Thursday April 17 2014)

Velikonja Excited By Cardiff Future (Wednesday April 16 2014)

Marshall To West Ham? I'd doubt It (Tuesday April 15 2014)

Mutch Ignoring Cardiff Criticism (Tuesday April 15 2014)

Caulker Quietly Confident (Monday April 14 2014)

Whittingham Hails Squads Character (Sunday April 13 2014)

Saints Win Can Be The Catalyst - Ole (Saturday April 12 2014)

Stats: Southampton v Cardiff (Saturday April 12 2014)

Archived 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
Southampton 0 - 1 Cardiff
Cardiff 0 - 3 Crystal Palace
WBA 3 - 3 Cardiff
Cardiff 3 - 6 Liverpool
Everton 2 - 1 Cardiff
Cardiff 3 - 1 Fulham

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Aston Villa 33 9 7 17 -14 34
15. Swansea 34 8 9 17 -5 33
16. WBA 33 6 15 12 -11 33
17. Norwich 34 8 8 18 -27 32
18. Fulham 34 9 3 22 -40 30
19. Cardiff 34 7 8 19 -34 29
20. Sunderland 33 6 8 19 -25 26

Breaking League News

Tottenham Hotspur Vs. Fulham.
Spurs : 18/04/2014 13:37:00
Stat Attack - Sunderland (h)
Chelsea : 18/04/2014 13:28:00
Hazard Makes Both PFA Lists!
Chelsea : 18/04/2014 13:13:00
Massimiliano Allegri?
Spurs : 18/04/2014 12:18:00
Spurs (a) - What the Record Books Say!
Fulham : 18/04/2014 11:08:00
Dutch Youngster on United Radar
Man Utd : 18/04/2014 10:56:00
Hammers Target Forty Points
West Ham : 18/04/2014 10:51:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Southampton MotM
Suggested By:  Whitts
Marshall 60%
Theophile-Catherine 0%
Fabio 0%
Medel 0%
Caulker 20%
Cala 10%
Kim 0%
Mutch 0%
Campbell 0%
Whittingham 0%
Daehli 0%
Sub - Zaha 10%
Sub - McNaughton 0%
Sub - Bellamy 0%