UK time is: 04:30:48
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Cardiff City Will Not Appoint Dyche As Assistant

Cardiff City manager Malky Mackay will not be joined by his former number two at Watford after Sean Dyche was handed the managerial role at Vicarage Road. Dyche replaces Mackay, ending speculation that he would follow to continue as number two in South Wales.

Watford's decision means that Mackay will now decide whether tio bring in his own choice as assistant, or allow current number two Terry burton to remain in position - at least for the time being. Burton, who himself was brought in from Watford, is an astute tactician and was very 'hands-on' with the players while Dave Jones was in charge. it was not unusual for Burton to take coaching sessions, or lead discussion sessions with the players. he is held in high regard by the Bluebirds players, as well as externally.

Mackay may well have other candidates in mind, but he remains relatively inexperienced in management - as are the Cardiff City board inexperienced, and CEO Gethin Jenkins in their respective roles. Burton is vastly experienced and knows the club very well also. His insight into a major squad re-building exercise could prove crucial, while he could also aid the transition period as Mackay settles into his new club.

Mackay will move to Cardiff shortly and make a decision on his backroom team before undertaking the major squad re-building job.




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 June 21 2011

Time: 3:07PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Cardiff City Articles

FK Amkar Perm 3-0 Cardiff (Tuesday July 22 2014)

Caulker Departs For QPR (Tuesday July 22 2014)

Third Tour Match Details Change (Monday July 21 2014)

Ole Delighted With Day's Efforts (Saturday July 19 2014)

Cardiff 3-0 Teuta Durres (Saturday July 19 2014)

Cardiff 3-2 TSV 1860 Munich (Saturday July 19 2014)

Noone To Miss Season Start (Friday July 18 2014)

Whittingham Signs New Cardiff Deal (Wednesday July 16 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

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
5. Bournemouth 0 0 0 0 0 0
6. Brentford 0 0 0 0 0 0
7. Brighton 0 0 0 0 0 0
8. Cardiff 0 0 0 0 0 0
9. Charlton 0 0 0 0 0 0
10. Derby County 0 0 0 0 0 0
11. Forest 0 0 0 0 0 0

Breaking League News

Expectation Angst: Is Promotion Suddenly Realistic
Watford : 22/07/2014 23:14:00
Enjoyable Learning Curve For Gregory
Millwall : 22/07/2014 21:50:00
Millwall 3-1 Aldershot
Millwall : 22/07/2014 21:44:00
Karanka delighted with goals
Middlesbrough : 22/07/2014 21:40:00
Hitman Hearn delivers knock out blow to Leeds
Leeds Utd : 22/07/2014 21:38:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Chelsea MotM
Suggested By:  Whitts
Marshall 40%
Fabio 2%
John 2%
Mutch 0%
Caulker 14%
Turner 4%
Daehli 26%
Whittingham 4%
Campbell 0%
Gunnarsson 0%
Bellamy 2%
Sub - Cowie 2%
Sub - Healey 2%
Sub - James 2%