Vital Football

Latest Cardiff City News

Cardiff City vs Leicester City (Team News)

Cardiff City vs Leicester City (Team News)

Cardiff City will be forced to make one defensive change as Leicester City return for their second visit in a week with left-back Andrew Taylor ruled out with a hamstring tear.

Lee Naylor provides cover at left-back, but a more likely option is the inclusion of either Darcy Blake or Paul Quinn on the right meaning a switch in flank for the versatile Kevin McNaughton.

The other major decision for Malky Mackay will be over whether to stick with the two defensive midfielder formation which caused Blackpool so many problems. That would mean Kenny Miller again playing alone up-front, though Earnshaw may return at the expense of Kiss / Gunnarsson.

Both Stephen McPhail and Ben Turner are lacking match practice and will not feature. Jon Parkin has departed to join Doncaster Rovers on loan.



Leicester City look certain to have defensive lynchpin Matt Mills available after he recovered from the heavy knock which saw him substituted in the Carling Cup.

The Foxes will be without former Portsmouth striker David Nugent, who has been out for several weeks with a hamstring injury. He is now back in training, but will not be considered for selection.

Sven Goran Erikssen will also be without experienced duo Paul Gallagher (ankle) and Matt Oakley (back)who are both sidelined.

The likes of Konchesky, Beckford, Vassell and Welshman Andy King will return after being rested in midweek.



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

Writer:Bluebirdshroom
Date:Sunday September 25 2011
Time: 8:24AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Cardiff City Articles

Storm Caroline To Disrupt Weekend Action?

Fans are being urged to pay attention to the weather reports this weekend with parts of the United Kingdom set for snow.

EFL Goal Of November - 2017

The EFL have now released the candidates for the November Goal of the Month competition for the Championship, League One and League Two.

November MotM Nomination - Warnock (Cardiff)

The November nominations for the Sky Bet Championship Manager of the Month Award are in.

Morrison In Team Of The Week (5/12/17)

Cardiff City are represented in the latest Football League team of the week that has been selected after this week's action.

Cardiff City Archived Articles

Vital Cardiff articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Cardiff
Write For Vital Cardiff
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Huddersfield MotM
Suggested By:
Murphy9%
Peltier7%
Connolly0%
Morrison0%
Richards35%
Gunnarsson14%
Ralls0%
Bennett0%
Pilkington7%
Zohore14%
Hoilett0%
Sub-Whittingham7%
Sub-M Harris0%
Sub-Lambert7%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Cardiff City Results (view all)

Cardiff City Fixtures (view all)

The Vital Football Members League