Cardiff City - Dave Jones gets it wrong?
UK time is: 12:48:41
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Dave Jones gets it wrong?

Since Dave Jones' arrival at Ninian Park, miracles have occurred. Very few fans could possibly have imagined a realistic promotion charge or to be virtually debt free with a new stadium due to be started and the likes of Michael Chopra and Glenn Loovens on the books.

The form this season has been excellent but has slipped in recent weeks, while injuries have left us short of options especially in the right-back position. Kerrea Gilbert suffered a freak training ground accident and dislocated his shoulder while emergency loan signing James Chambers performed admirably during his stint - he returned to Watford leaving a gaping hole at RB for City.

Dave Jones has filled this gap with Alan Wright, a veteran on loan from Sheffield United with bags of experience but little pace or height and it is this decision that has raised eyebrows amongst City fans.

In a recent front page poll on this site:

49% would rather have seen youngster Chris Gunter in the side after impressing against QPR.

Just 14% agree with DJ's choice of Alan Wright while others would rather give Joe Jacobson a chance.

One other interesting statistic was that the fewest people wanted to see Joe Ledley switched to left-back, another option Jones has used at times this season, and that CCFC fans would rather see him in a midfield role.




80% of fans feel DJ has got this one wrong, but is this just a knee-jerk reaction to the loss of form? Its hardly the right-back's (whoemever he may be)fault that we havent scored in 5 games!!!




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:Wednesday December 6 2006

Time: 11:10AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Cardiff City Articles

Hands Off Whitts & Mason (Tuesday May 19 2015)

Marshall Gets Scotland Call Up (Tuesday May 19 2015)

Mason Linked With Wolves (Monday May 18 2015)

Cardiff Announce Memorial Match (Saturday May 16 2015)

Orient Winger Again Linked (Thursday May 14 2015)

Tan Adds Fourth Club (Tuesday May 12 2015)

Another Spireite Targeted (Tuesday May 12 2015)

No Cardiff Future For Guerra (Tuesday May 12 2015)

Slade Gets Green Light (Thursday May 7 2015)

Archived Cardiff City Articles

List All Vital Cardiff Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Forest 1 - 2 Cardiff
Cardiff 3 - 2 Blackpool
Cardiff 0 - 0 Millwall
Ipswich 3 - 1 Cardiff
Leeds Utd 1 - 2 Cardiff
Cardiff 0 - 3 Bolton

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
8. Derby County 46 21 14 11 29 77
9. Blackburn 46 17 16 13 7 67
10. Birmingham 46 16 15 15 -10 63
11. Cardiff 46 16 14 16 -4 62
12. Charlton 46 14 18 14 -6 60
13. Sheff Wed 46 14 18 14 -6 60
14. Forest 46 15 14 17 2 59

Breaking League News

Tettey's Praise For Neil
Norwich : 23/05/2015 12:23:00
Latics Legends 10-0 Hollyoaks XI - What A Night
Wigan : 23/05/2015 10:23:00
Maghoma Off To Birmingham City?
Sheff Wed : 23/05/2015 09:56:00
Birmingham Eye Released Wednesday Forward
Birmingham : 23/05/2015 09:41:01
Darren Randolph set for move to Premier League
Birmingham : 23/05/2015 09:30:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Forest MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Marshall 16%
Peltier 0%
Morrison 0%
Turner 0%
Fabio 14%
Kennedy 14%
Gunnarsson 0%
O'Keefe 0%
Ralls 0%
Mason 42%
Doyle 14%
Sub - Revell 0%
Sub - Pilkington 0%
Sub - Moore 0%