Vital Football

Latest Cardiff City News

Cardiff Defenders Set To Return

Cardiff Defenders Set To Return

Kerrea Gilbert and Glenn Loovens are in line for recalls into the Cardiff City starting XI when the Bluebirds travel to Crystal Palace on Saturday.

On-loan Arsenal defender Gilbert made his comeback from a dislocated shoulder in the away match against Leicester City but was deemed lacking match fitness to figure in the 2-2 home draw with Plymouth Argyle on Boxing Day.

Dutch defender Glenn Loovens will also be available after sustaining a dead leg in the 0-0 draw with Leicester City. The £2590k summer capture from Feyenoord has been among Cardiff's most impressive players this season and should come in for Roger Johnson at centre-back.

The return of the two defenders will allow Dave Jones to field his best starting back four and allow Scottish international to revert to left-back where he has played most of the season and looks most comfortable.

Cardiff are without a win in 8 games and need to take something away from this game to keep pace with the play-off pack.


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

Writer:Bluebirdshroom
Date:Thursday December 28 2006
Time: 2:17PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Cardiff City Articles

Premier League Cup Draw - U23s

The draw for the 32 team Premier League Cup took place earlier this afternoon and there are a few significant Midland derby clashes this year.

Transfer Windows To End Early?

The Premier League and the EFL will both be seeking thoughts from member clubs on whether or not to close the summer transfer window before the season kicks off in coming years.

Mendez-Laing In Team Of The Week (14/8/17)

Cardiff City are represented in the latest Football League team of the week that has been selected after this week's action.

EFL Couldn`t Organise A Cup Draw In A Brewery

The second round draw for the EFL Cup last night was almost a carbon copy repeat of the failed, confusing and utterly ridiculous errors that took place...

Archived Vital Cardiff 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:
Murphy11%
Peltier8%
Connolly0%
Morrison0%
Richards33%
Gunnarsson16%
Ralls0%
Bennett0%
Pilkington0%
Zohore16%
Hoilett0%
Sub-Whittingham8%
Sub-M Harris0%
Sub-Lambert8%
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