UK time is: 01:12:12
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Keeper completes Cardiff switch

Irish goalkeeper David Forde has completed his move from Derry City to Cardiff City and is looking forward to the new challenge after admitting to having 'unfinished business` in the English Leagues following an unsuccessful period with West Ham.

Forde will initially be reserve to Neil Alexander, the Scottish International an ever-present for City this season and playing at the top of his game. Alexander has been highly impressive and consistent over the latter half of last season and so far this term. However, the stopper is out of contract in the summer and talks over a new contract stalled with Alexander rejecting the terms of Dave Jones` offer in a move described by Jones as a 'gamble`.

Cardiff may therefore be forced into offloading Alexander during the current transfer window to avoid him leaving for nothing in the summer with Coventry City showing strong interest.

Forde becomes City`s first signing of the transfer window and of 2007 and Forder is relishing the opportunity to prove himself:

'Dave Jones wants me to challenge Neil Alexander for the number one spot and it is certainly something I think I can do.' He told BBC Sport.
'Exciting things are happening at Cardiff - they are near the top in the Championship and they've got news of a new 30,000 stadium. '

'It's a club going in all the right directions, it's a great city and I'm looking forward to the challenge ahead.'




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:Tuesday January 2 2007

Time: 10:03AM

Your Comments

ALEXANDER MUST STAY we need him if we are to survive
bluebird04
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Cardiff City Articles

Stats: Cardiff v Blackpool (Saturday April 25 2015)

Cardiff v Blackpool - Team Sheets (Saturday April 25 2015)

Slade On Blackpool Clash (Friday April 24 2015)

Young On Millwall Frustrations (Sunday April 19 2015)

Vital Report: Cardiff 0 Millwall 0 (Sunday April 19 2015)

Stats: Cardiff v Millwall (Saturday April 18 2015)

Vital Preview: Cardiff v Millwall (Friday April 17 2015)

Harsh Ipswich Defeat For Slade (Wednesday April 15 2015)

Dalman - We're Still Fully Committed (Wednesday April 15 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
Cardiff 3 - 2 Blackpool
Cardiff 0 - 0 Millwall
Ipswich 3 - 1 Cardiff
Leeds Utd 1 - 2 Cardiff
Cardiff 0 - 3 Bolton
Reading 1 - 1 Cardiff

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
10. Charlton 45 14 18 13 -3 60
11. Birmingham 45 15 15 15 -11 60
12. Forest 45 15 14 16 3 59
13. Cardiff 45 15 14 16 -5 59
14. Sheff Wed 45 14 17 14 -6 59
15. Leeds Utd 45 15 10 20 -11 55
16. Huddersfield 45 13 15 17 -17 54

Breaking League News

BWFC: Grandfatherly Guidance
Bolton : 26/04/2015 22:13:00
Westwood Is Named In Championship Team Of The Year
Sheff Wed : 26/04/2015 20:30:00
Charlton Away Day Blues.
Charlton : 26/04/2015 20:15:01
Video - Highlights Of Wednesday Vs Leeds
Sheff Wed : 26/04/2015 17:42:01
Clarke reflects on Brentford loss
Reading : 26/04/2015 15:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Blackpool MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Marshall 0%
Peltier 0%
Ecuele Manga 0%
Morrison 0%
Fabio 0%
Kennedy 0%
Gunnarsson 0%
Ralls 0%
Noone 0%
Doyle 0%
Mason 0%
Sub - O'Keefe 0%
Sub - Pilkington 0%
Sub - Maynard 0%