UK time is: 02:22:10
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Cardiff: 'Ragged A**e Rovers'!

A frustrated Dave Jones has hit out over the lack of facilities available to his side as they prepare to face Hull City at the KC stadium this weekend.

Cardiff City have been forced to train indoors for much of the past month due to waterlogged pitches at their Treforrest training ground and a lack of feasible alternatives which has seen them shunted around Cardiff looking for a place to play.

Jones also revealed his personal dissappointment and his growing discontent regarding the situation:

'I feel that we are like Ragged A**e Rovers with the way we're looking for somewhere to train over the last few weeks' Jones told the South Wales Echo.

'When I came into work on Monday morning I was at my lowest ebb since I've been at the club, I just knew that training would be off.' He continued.

'It's got to the stage that when I come into the club and see Peter (Ridsdale) he turns away, because he knows I'm going to have a moan at him and I'm on the warpath.'

'We have even been getting them on Google Earth on the internet to look for a place in the surrounding area.'



Work is due to start next year on Cardiff's new stadium, a development which will go hand-in-hand with a new state-of-the-art training ground which Jones has cited as key to the clubs and his future.

The current situation is obviously unsatisfactory with the club 'borrowing' facilities from Cardiff University and the Vale of Glamorgan Hotel. A club vying for promotion into the top flight of British football really should be much better equipped than we are. Whilst the lack of training possibilities has coincided with Cardiff's worst spell of the season - Jones has refused to use that as an excuse.

Dave Jones is NOT happy!




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:Thursday December 14 2006

Time: 2:14PM

Your Comments

Hasn't Ridsdale put it at the top of his list of priorities?
sandgroanun
Who the hell are Ragged a**e rovers? [Edited by rhodrit]
Bonesy
Tidy see
Killercbrn
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Cardiff City Articles

Vital Preview: Watford v Cardiff (Friday November 28 2014)

Noone Extends Deal (Wednesday November 26 2014)

Cala Hits Out (Tuesday November 25 2014)

Mackay's Honorary Status Revoked (Tuesday November 25 2014)

Pilkington - Time To Step Up (Monday November 24 2014)

Slade - We're Still A Work In Progress (Monday November 24 2014)

Vital Report: Cardiff 2 Reading 1 (Saturday November 22 2014)

Stats: Cardiff v Reading (Friday November 21 2014)

Vital Preview: Cardiff v Reading (Friday November 21 2014)

Alfie Will Come Good (Friday November 21 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

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Garrincha57 2
2. westonal 1
3. Dave Eade 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Cardiff 2 - 1 Reading
Birmingham 0 - 0 Cardiff
Bolton 3 - 0 Cardiff
Cardiff 3 - 1 Leeds Utd
Millwall 1 - 0 Cardiff
Cardiff 3 - 1 Ipswich

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
9. Charlton 18 6 10 2 2 28
10. Norwich 18 7 6 5 6 27
11. Wolves 18 7 6 5 -3 27
12. Cardiff 18 7 5 6 1 26
13. Sheff Wed 18 4 10 4 -2 22
14. Huddersfield 18 5 6 7 -6 21
15. Reading 18 6 3 9 -6 21

Breaking League News

Halford Extends Loan Spell
Brighton : 28/11/2014 22:02:00
Rate the Ref: Millwall at home
Bournemouth : 28/11/2014 21:06:00
LUFC Former keeper released by Crawley
Leeds Utd : 28/11/2014 20:24:00
LUFC Striker admits he has no future at Leeds
Leeds Utd : 28/11/2014 20:16:00
Vital Preview: Watford v Cardiff
Cardiff : 28/11/2014 20:13:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Reading MotM
Suggested By:  Bluebird
Marshall 1%
Connolly 0%
Morrison 0%
Turner 0%
Brayford 0%
Pilkington 0%
Gunnarsson 0%
Whittingham 0%
Noone 0%
Le Fondre 0%
Macheda 0%
Sub - Daehli 33%
Sub - Fabio 0%
Sub - Jones 66%