UK time is: 19:58:25
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Weston Moves On

Weston made 170 league appearances for Cardiff City helping them to two promotions along the way. He was one of the first signings of the Sam Hammam era costing 300k from Arsenal. He played most of his first season as a centre-back but was switched to right-back with the emergence of Danny Gabbidon and looked more comfortable as a full back. Weston has made many mistakes through slack marking and poor positional play but used his pace well to cover and was an excellent servant to Cardiff City. Numerous times he lost his place (to Steve Jenkins, Jermaine Darlington etc) but showed an exemplary attitude and determination to win back his place. Weston was targetted by some sections of the Cardiff support and many players would have hid or lacked determination (a la Andy Campbell) but Rhys was a very good signing for this club and is doubtless a good player all the same. One defining moment for Weston under Dave Jones was a poor piece of judgement to allow Millwall to equalise last season causing Neal Ardley to be switched to right-back and Weston never regained his place.

Viking Stavanger are managed by Egil Ostenstad, formerly of Blackburn and he has brought in Weston on the back of advice from now manager Mark Hughes. The club are facing a relegation battle and hope that Weston will be the one to shore up their leaky defence.


Many Thanks Rhys for your dedication and hard work and all the best for the future.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!


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

The Journalist

Writer: Bluebirdshroom Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday September 1 2006

Time: 9:56AM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Cardiff City Articles

Gabbidon's Player Coach Role (Tuesday September 2 2014)

Hudson Joins Huddersfield (Monday September 1 2014)

Cardiff Confirm Manga Signing (Monday September 1 2014)

Gabbidon Set For Return? (Monday September 1 2014)

5m Defender To Sign (Monday September 1 2014)

Solskjaer Pleased With Response (Sunday August 31 2014)

Vital Report: Fulham 1 Cardiff 1 (Saturday August 30 2014)

Stats: Fulham v Cardiff (Saturday August 30 2014)

Vital Preview: Fulham v Cardiff (Friday August 29 2014)

Vincent Tan: Justified? (Thursday August 28 2014)

Archived Cardiff City Articles

List All Vital Cardiff Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Wolves 1 - 0 Cardiff
Cardiff 3 - 1 Huddersfield
Cardiff 1 - 0 Wigan
Fulham 1 - 1 Cardiff
Blackburn 1 - 1 Cardiff

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
6. Charlton 5 2 3 0 2 9
7. Derby County 5 2 2 1 4 8
8. Brentford 5 2 2 1 2 8
9. Cardiff 5 2 2 1 2 8
10. Sheff Wed 5 2 2 1 1 8
11. Bournemouth 5 2 1 2 3 7
12. Wigan 5 2 1 2 3 7

Breaking League News

LUFC Smith surprised by Leeds exit
Leeds Utd : 02/09/2014 19:55:00
No issues for keeper
Middlesbrough : 02/09/2014 19:53:00
M&M Ready To Resist All Temptation
Ipswich : 02/09/2014 19:31:00
Oscar And Brezovan Re-homed
Brighton : 02/09/2014 19:30:00
LUFC Cooper distances himself from Leeds job
Leeds Utd : 02/09/2014 19:26:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Fulham MotM
Suggested By:  Whitts
Marshall 2%
Brayford 0%
Fabio 0%
Dikgacoi 0%
Morrison 0%
Connolly 16%
Pilkington 16%
Whittingham 0%
Le Fondre 0%
Jones 16%
Daehli 50%
Sub - Ralls 0%
Sub - Macheda 0%
Sub - Wolff Ekirem 0%