Vital Football

Latest Cardiff City News

CCFC Finally Break Silence: Approach For Mackay

CCFC Finally Break Silence: Approach For Mackay

Cardiff City have finally broken their media silence over the new managerial appointment with the release of a terse statement on the official site confirming that, as reported elsewhere, we have now madde a formal approach to Watford FC for the services of Malky Mackay.

Through the drawn out interviews, and the Alan Shearer debacle - Cardiff City have remained staunchly silent but have now responded to repeated and determined media requests for information, though only to confirm what had been reported elsewhere.

The statement read:

'Following an announcement from Watford FC, Cardiff City FC confirms that an official approach has been made for the services of manager Malky Mackay. No further comment will be made at this time.'


Watford FC have rebuffed our approach, releasing their own official statement:

'We don't want Malky to leave Watford and we will do everything in our power to keep him at Vicarage Road'.


As is often the case in these situations, much will depend on Malky Mackay. If he wants the Cardiff job, he will speak with his board. The Hornets are keen to keep him, and will offer him various budgetary concessions etc to get him to stay, while the fact that he only recently signed a lengthy contract extension will also weigh heavily. If he is set on leaving, Watford will come under increased pressure to allow Mackay to at least speak with Cardiff - it's in no-ones interest to have a manager who doesn't want to be at the club.

The rollercoaster continues....





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

Writer:Bluebirdshroom
Date:Wednesday June 15 2011
Time: 12:24PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Cardiff City Articles

Video - Cardiff 2-2 Fulham

Having come from a goal down to lead Cardiff were denied a fourth straight win by Fulham in a 2-2 draw. A Bluebirds victory would have seen us close in on a top 10 place.

Vital View - Championship, 24th-26th February 2017

Brighton winning and Newcastle drawing saw Albion return to the top of the table. Huddersfield couldn't close the gap though. Wigan, Blackburn & Rotherham are still the bottom three.

Stats: Cardiff v Fulham

All the stats from Cardiff (2) vs (2) Fulham, Cardiff City Stadium, 25/2/17 Att: 15,656

Cardiff v Fulham - Team Sheets

Cardiff are at the Cardiff City Stadium with Fulham the visitors for the latest Championship game.

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)

Fulham MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
McGregor0%
Connolly0%
Morrison0%
Bamba0%
Richards0%
Noone0%
Gunnarsson0%
Ralls0%
K Harris0%
Hoilett0%
Zohore100%
Sub - John0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Brighton 33 21 8 4 71 31
2 Newcastle 33 22 4 7 70 37
3 Huddersfield 33 20 5 8 65 8
4 Leeds Utd 34 19 4 11 61 12
5 Reading 34 18 6 10 60 2
6 Sheff Wed 34 17 7 10 58 9
7 Fulham 33 14 11 8 53 17
8 Norwich 34 15 7 12 52 11
9 Preston 34 14 10 10 52 5
10 Barnsley 34 14 8 12 50 4
11 Derby County 33 13 9 11 48 6
12 Cardiff 34 13 7 14 46 -2
13 Brentford 33 12 7 14 43 2
14 Birmingham 34 11 10 13 43 -13
15 Ipswich 34 10 12 12 42 -7
16 Q.P.R. 34 11 7 16 40 -11
17 Aston Villa 33 9 12 12 39 -7
18 Forest 34 10 7 17 37 -12
19 Burton 34 9 9 16 36 -13
20 Wolves 32 9 8 15 35 -5
21 Bristol City 33 9 6 18 33 -6
22 Wigan 34 7 10 17 31 -10
23 Blackburn 32 7 9 16 30 -13
24 Rotherham 34 4 5 25 17 -45
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Cardiff City Results (view all)

Cardiff City Fixtures (view all)

Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Queens Park Rangers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 7 2017 7:45PM : Blackburn Rovers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 11 2017 3:00PM : Birmingham City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 18 2017 3:00PM : Ipswich Town (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Wolverhampton Wanderers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 4 2017 7:45PM : Barnsley (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Write for Vital Football