Vital Football

Latest Cardiff City News

Dundee Utd Fan's View On Cardiff Recruit Conway

Dundee Utd Fan's View On Cardiff Recruit Conway

Cardiff City are on the verge of signing winger Craig Conway on a free transfer from Dundee United - though there is no official confirmation as yet. Malpas is a Dundee United fan writing for the Vital Dundee United site:


What's his best position? Can he cover other positions?

He's a natural wide player, can play either side but usually on the left.


What sort of player is he? (power, pace, skilful, creative, tackler etc)

He's certainly creative and dangerous. He's reasonably fast and has a decent eye for goal - he's likely to chip in with a few goals over the season.


Any particular strengths/ weaknesses?

He does have pace and his crossing ability is a definite advantage. For Dundee United, he's usually been high in 'assists'. However, he did struggle with injuries last season and only scored three times.


I assume you'd have liked to keep him next year?

Definitely, he's coming into his prime and it was very unfortunate that he missed so much of last season. I'm disappointed to lose him but he hadn't signed a new deal and there were a lot of clubs interested.


Will he be a good player in the Championship?

The Championship is obviously more competitive than the SPL and faily physical. I think the creative attributes he brings will certainly be a major asset, if he can stay fit.


Is Cardiff a good move for him?

Yes. Apparently there was interest from Rangers, but he'll get more games at Cardiff. For a free transfer, you've got a very good player.

Here is some typical Conway action from the Scottish Cup final 2010, so you can judge for yourself. Scored twice, once with left foot and the other with his right.


Many thanks to Malpas over at Vital Dundee United for his views.



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

Writer:Bluebirdshroom
Date:Wednesday June 22 2011
Time: 1:00PM

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Leeds Under-Card Round-Up

Login to post a comment

Recent Cardiff City Articles

Pescara Want Macheda - Others Also Set To Leave

Former Manchester United striker Macheda could be about to leave Cardiff for Italian club Pescara. Macheda, along with Le Fondre & Dikgacoi aren't in Trollope's future plans.

Behaviour Rules - Some Initial Reaction

Various rules on what is and isn't acceptable are being rolled out this season in an attempt to reduce 'intolerable behaviour' towards match day officials. What's the initial reaction?

Cardiff Name Exeter Friendly Squad

I must admit, I'd totally forgotten about the first friendly arranged this summer against Exeter City at St James' Park tonight.

Vorsprung Durch Unbeaten

A Peter Whittingham penalty in our final game of the German tour against Bochum saw Cardiff head back to Wales unbeaten.

Archived Vital Cardiff Articles

Vital Cardiff articles from

Site Journalists

Whittingham's Left Peg
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Birmingham MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Marshall5%
Peltier2%
Connolly16%
Turner8%
Malone2%
Noone2%
O'Keefe2%
Whittingham2%
Lawrence2%
Pilkington24%
Immers8%
Sub - Zohore0%
Sub - Harris0%
Sub - Ecuele Manga27%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Aston Villa 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Barnsley 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Birmingham 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Blackburn 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Brentford 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Brighton 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Bristol City 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Burton 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Cardiff 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Derby County 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Fulham 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Huddersfield 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Ipswich 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Leeds Utd 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Newcastle 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Norwich 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Forest 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 Preston 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 Q.P.R. 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Reading 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 Rotherham 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Sheff Wed 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 Wigan 0 0 0 0 0 0
24 Wolves 0 0 0 0 0 0
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Cardiff City Results (view all)

Cardiff City Fixtures (view all)