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Cardiff sign Chelsea midfielder

Cardiff City have confirmed the capture of England Youth International James Simmonds on loan from Chelsea. Simmonds has since played for the Republic of Ireland Under-19s.

The 20 year old will stay with the Bluebirds until the end of this season and will hope to add the creative spark City have lacked in recent weeks.

Simmonds is an attacking midfielder who can play anywhere across midfield but is most used to a central role. He is a product of the Chelsea academy and a regular fixture for the Blues' reserves.


The capture of Simmonds will complete the Cardiff midfield until the end of the season while efforts are still ongoing to sign a striker. Simmonds will be cover to Scimeca and McPhail at first but could force himself into the first team ahead of McPhail whose contribution has been questioned in recent weeks.

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Writer:Bluebirdshroom
Date:Monday January 15 2007
Time: 6:22PM

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sounds promising!
little_miss_bluebird
15/01/2007 18:28:00
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He's damn good on champ manager !!!
Bonesy
15/01/2007 18:29:00
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ok we got 2 creative players now ,...macca and this lad i reckon 1 more wide man another centre midfield with brilliant shot power and accuracy who is very strong like scimeca i think we MUST sign gilbert and offer alexander a good contract.....we need a high proifle cheap young striker
bluebird04
15/01/2007 21:29:00
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oh great another left winger
showstopper
16/01/2007 18:28:00
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