Vital Football

Latest Cardiff City News

Cardiff City Beaten By Forest Green Rovers

Cardiff City Beaten By Forest Green Rovers

Cardiff City went down to a 1-0 away defeat in today's pre-season friendly at Forest Green Rovers. As expected, City played a mixture of youth and first team players with reserve players like Kevin St Luce and promising forward Jesse Darko getting a run-out.



New boys Velikonja and Lewis appeared while Elliot Parrish and Kedeem Harris both featured having not made their first team debuts.



The goal came midway through the first half when the likely Taylor pulled back for Omar Koroma to slide a low effort across Lewis.



City created a headed chance for Velikonja while Kiss and Whittingham had decent efforts beaten away. Steve McPhail was forced off just minutes into the second half but the officials farcically decided we couldn't replace him so ther Bluebirds effectively played the second half with 10 men.



A decent run out for City, and Mackay will now begin to plan for the forthcoming friendlies and try to decide who will make his starting XI to face Hudderfield Town in 3 weeks time.





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

Writer:Bluebirdshroom
Date:Saturday July 28 2012
Time: 4:55PM

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