UK time is: 16:18:09
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Former Swan Penney Backs Cardiff City

Former Swansea City and Cardiff City player David Penney has backed the Bluebirds to triumph in the hotly anticipated South Wales derby this weekend - citing our attacking firepower as the main strength. Midfielder Penney made over 100 appearances for the Swans before moving East to join Cardiff City where he made 63 appearances for the Bluebirds. He later joined Doncaster Rovers, before going on to manage Donny.

Speaking on BBC Radio Wales, Penney was asked whether he would rather face Cardiff City or Swansea City if he was still manager of Rovers:

"I haven`t seen that much of Swansea, but I covered Cardiff`s game against Doncaster for local radio. They just look to have so much firepower, and you`ve got to score goals to win games. I know Bothroyd`s missing, but there`s Keogh to come in and the firepower makes them slight favourites."

Bellamy, Bothroyd and Chopra all started in that match, the debut for Bellamy in which he scored a superb 35-yard free-kick. However, Chopra was withdrawn early on in the game, while Bellers went on to miss the next few fixtures with his knee injury.

Penney suggested Andy Keogh may be called upon to deputise for the suspended Jay Bothroyd, however, an alternative option for Dave Jones would be the inclusion of an extra midfielder to match Swansea`s likely formation and allow widemen Bellamy and Burke to push on.





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 November 4 2010

Time: 11:11AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Cardiff City Articles

Stats: Millwall v Cardiff (Saturday October 25 2014)

Vital Preview: Millwall v Cardiff (Friday October 24 2014)

Back To Back Wins Delight Slade (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Vital Report: Cardiff 3 Ipswich 1 (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Stats: Cardiff v Ipswich (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Wolff Out The Door (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Vital Preview: Cardiff v Ipswich (Monday October 20 2014)

Massive Result For Slade (Sunday October 19 2014)

Stats: Cardiff v Nottingham Forest (Saturday October 18 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

Vital Members League (view all)

1. westonal 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Cardiff 2 - 4 Norwich
Cardiff 3 - 1 Ipswich
Cardiff 1 - 0 Wigan
Cardiff 0 - 1 Middlesbrough
Brighton 1 - 1 Cardiff
Fulham 1 - 1 Cardiff

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
7. Charlton 14 5 7 2 1 22
8. Bournemouth 13 6 3 4 6 21
9. Ipswich 13 5 5 3 4 20
10. Cardiff 13 5 4 4 2 19
11. Blackburn 13 5 4 4 -1 19
12. Brentford 13 5 4 4 -1 19
13. Sheff Wed 13 4 6 3 0 18

Breaking League News

Half Time: Reading 1-0 Blackpool
Blackpool : 25/10/2014 16:01:00
Millwall : 25/10/2014 15:47:00
Cardiff : 25/10/2014 15:39:00
Holt Extends Terriers Loan Spell
Huddersfield : 25/10/2014 14:57:00
Team News: Ipswich Town vs Huddersfield Town
Huddersfield : 25/10/2014 14:51:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Millwall MotM
Suggested By:  Whitts
Marshall 0%
Brayford 0%
Ecuele Manga 0%
Morrison 0%
Fabio 0%
Pilkington 0%
Gunnarsson 0%
Whittingham 0%
Noone 0%
Macheda 0%
Le Fondre 0%
Sub - Ralls 0%
Sub - Morrison 0%
Sub - Maynard 0%