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Cardiff City Seal Valuable Barnsley Victory

Cardiff City Seal Valuable Barnsley Victory

Cardiff City did the necessary in notching a hugely welcome away victory at Barnsley, extending our unbeaten run to seven matches. The goal came midway through the second half when on-loan midfielder Liam Lawrence stooped low to head home at the far post.

In a game of few chances, Peter Whittingham went closest with a wicked free-kick, while Aron Gunnarsson saw a low shot saved by Button. Barnsley started slowly but played some nice football at times, however, the Tykes lacked quality in midfield and failed to test David Marshall.

With our rivals slipping up, this was a great result for the Bluebirds, who stepped up a gear in the second half with substitute Stephen McPhail adding control and extra quality in midfield.

The victory keeps City in sixth but with other results going our way - the Bluebirds play-off hopes were given a boost.



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Writer:Bluebirdshroom
Date:Saturday April 14 2012
Time: 5:04PM

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# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Burnley 46 26 15 5 93 37
P Middlesbrough 46 26 11 9 89 32
3 Brighton 46 24 17 5 89 30
4 Hull City 46 24 11 11 83 34
5 Derby County 46 21 15 10 78 23
6 Sheff Wed 46 19 17 10 74 21
7 Ipswich 46 18 15 13 69 2
8 Cardiff 46 17 17 12 68 5
9 Brentford 46 19 8 19 65 5
10 Birmingham 46 16 15 15 63 4
11 Preston 46 15 17 14 62 0
12 Q.P.R. 46 14 18 14 60 0
13 Leeds Utd 46 14 17 15 59 -8
14 Wolves 46 14 16 16 58 -5
15 Blackburn 46 13 16 17 55 0
16 Forest 46 13 16 17 55 -4
17 Reading 46 13 13 20 52 -7
18 Bristol City 46 13 13 20 52 -17
19 Huddersfield 46 13 12 21 51 -11
20 Fulham 46 12 15 19 51 -13
21 Rotherham 46 13 10 23 49 -18
R Charlton 46 9 13 24 40 -40
R MK Dons 46 9 12 25 39 -30
R Bolton 46 5 15 26 30 -40
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