Vital Football

Latest Cardiff City News

Whittingham 'Not For Sale' - Ipswich Confirm

Whittingham 'Not For Sale' - Ipswich Confirm

Cardiff City are standing firm on Malky Mackay's promise that no further players will depart our depleted squad, recently bolstered by the additions of Earnshaw, Cowie, Conway, Mason and Gunnarsson and with the promise of more to come.

There had been significant interest in cultured midfielder Whittingham who enjoyed a fabulous 2009/10 season and adapted extremely well to a new role, becoming a key member of the first team squad in 2010/11.

Leicester City and Nottingham Forest showed interest, but Ipswich Town had also attempted to continue their spending spress - hopeful of Whitts linking up with former team-mate Michael Chopra.

However, Paul Jewell has now ended his interest in the former Aston Villa midfielder and confirmed he had been warned off by the Bluebirds. Jewell was asked about the possibility of a move:

'We have asked about him but have been told he`s not for sale either. We know we need to strengthen and are doing everything we can.'

Whittingham looks set to bhe a key player again, able to operate on either flank on in an advanced central role. That area is weak for City at present but with the more defensive minded Gunnarsson joining the club - a central role for Whitts does seem a realistic proposition.



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

Writer:Bluebirdshroom
Date:Wednesday July 20 2011
Time: 9:08AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Cardiff City Articles

2016/17 Transfer Deadline - A Few Days Remain

Well it's almost that time of the year again, only a final few days to go before the closure of the summer transfer window for 2016/17, and with the international break...

Stats: Cardiff City v Reading

All the stats from Cardiff City (0) vs (1) Reading, Cardiff City Stadium, 27/8/16 Att: 15,013

Cardiff v Reading - Team Sheets

Cardiff City are at the Cardiff City Stadium with Reading the visitors today, this is a 3pm kick-off - the line-ups have been confirmed.

Vital Pre-Match - Cardiff v Reading

Cardiff collected a point at Fulham, which I would have thought most definitely would have been taken ahead of kick-off. Tomorrow we'll welcome Reading to the Cardiff City Stadium.

Archived Vital Cardiff Articles

Vital Cardiff articles from

Site Journalists

Whittingham's Left Peg
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Reading MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Wilson0%
Peltier0%
Morrison100%
Connolly0%
Richards0%
Harris0%
Ralls0%
Whittingham0%
Gunnarsson0%
Immers0%
Pilkington0%
Sub - Ecuele Manga0%
Sub - Gounongbe0%
Sub - Noone0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

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

Recent Cardiff City Results (view all)

Cardiff City Fixtures (view all)