Cardiff City - Bothroyd Slams 'Outrageous' Jones Claims
UK time is: 11:15:30
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Bothroyd Slams 'Outrageous' Jones Claims

Cardiff CIty striker has hit out at rumours that Dave Jones' job may not be safe after a dismal run of form which has ssen the Bluebirds falter dramatically since early November.

Heavy defeats to Watford (4-1) and Bristol City (3-0) have underlined the dire form and given credence to persistent rumours of a lack of dressing room unity and/or Jones' position coming under further scrutiny after his assurances to our Malaysian owners that the current squad was good enough for promotion.

Following the Bristol City debacle, strong rumour circulated on the internet and in the media, that Jones was under severe pressure - a claim he regards as out-of-order.

Jay Bothroyd has added his voice to that of Jones, branding any thoughts of dismissing the former Everton centre-half as 'outrageous'. Instead, Bothroyd lays the blame for recent events solely at the feet of the Bluebirds players. An easier claim to make if you've missed the past few weeks with a hamstring injury!

Bothroyd was always likely to support his manager, but his outburst was unpromted and at least appears to suggest that the dressing room is still behind Jones. Bothroyd is rated doubtful for tomorrow's clash with Leeds United, but is very close to a return.




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:Monday January 3 2011

Time: 2:18PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Cardiff City Articles

Hands Off Whitts & Mason (Tuesday May 19 2015)

Marshall Gets Scotland Call Up (Tuesday May 19 2015)

Mason Linked With Wolves (Monday May 18 2015)

Cardiff Announce Memorial Match (Saturday May 16 2015)

Orient Winger Again Linked (Thursday May 14 2015)

Tan Adds Fourth Club (Tuesday May 12 2015)

Another Spireite Targeted (Tuesday May 12 2015)

No Cardiff Future For Guerra (Tuesday May 12 2015)

Slade Gets Green Light (Thursday May 7 2015)

Archived Cardiff City Articles

List All Vital Cardiff Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Forest 1 - 2 Cardiff
Cardiff 3 - 2 Blackpool
Cardiff 0 - 0 Millwall
Ipswich 3 - 1 Cardiff
Leeds Utd 1 - 2 Cardiff
Cardiff 0 - 3 Bolton

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
8. Derby County 46 21 14 11 29 77
9. Blackburn 46 17 16 13 7 67
10. Birmingham 46 16 15 15 -10 63
11. Cardiff 46 16 14 16 -4 62
12. Charlton 46 14 18 14 -6 60
13. Sheff Wed 46 14 18 14 -6 60
14. Forest 46 15 14 17 2 59

Breaking League News

Latics Legends 10-0 Hollyoaks XI - What A Night
Wigan : 23/05/2015 10:23:00
Maghoma Off To Birmingham City?
Sheff Wed : 23/05/2015 09:56:00
Birmingham Eye Released Wednesday Forward
Birmingham : 23/05/2015 09:41:01
Darren Randolph set for move to Premier League
Birmingham : 23/05/2015 09:30:00
RUFC - Which Loanee Would You Like Back?
Rotherham : 23/05/2015 09:16:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Forest MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Marshall 16%
Peltier 0%
Morrison 0%
Turner 0%
Fabio 14%
Kennedy 14%
Gunnarsson 0%
O'Keefe 0%
Ralls 0%
Mason 42%
Doyle 14%
Sub - Revell 0%
Sub - Pilkington 0%
Sub - Moore 0%