Vital Football

Latest Cardiff City News

Cardiff Left Selection Issues

Cardiff Left Selection Issues


The double injury blow to Cardiff City suffered during their third successive win of Friday leaves manager Dave Jones with somewhat of a problem.

The regular left-back Kevin McNaughton, and his understudy Joe Ledley (normally a midfielder) are both doubtful with concussion and a knee problem respectively. Should neither make the forthcoming game with Coventry, who should Jones turn to to help continue the good run?


A poll is currently open HERE when you can cast your vote and opinion on the subject, also adding your own options if preferred.

The most likely solutions are:

Peter Whittingham

The winger has played full-back for Aston Villa and filled in on Friday is the unfamiliar role. He didnt look entirely comfortable but has some experience and would surely do a job.


Kerrea Gilbert

The on-loan youngster played lef-back during last season's Arsenal injury crisis and impressed. Although he favours the right, Gilbert could fill in on the left with Gunter at right-back.


Paul Parry

A left-footer with pace and reasonable in the air, some suggested in previous years that Parry may be more suited to a defensive role but looks an outside choice to fill in.


Joe Jacobson

A talented youngster with bags of potential, JJ could get his chance after impressing for the reserves and in a recent loan spell at Accrington Stanley. A natural left-back, he could follow in Gunter's footstep's in Jones puts his faith in the rookie.

Emergency loan

An alternative to the selection issue involves the opening of a new loan window on 8th Feb, 2 days before the game. A loan player could be drafter in for a month to cover the absence, similar to James Chambers' loan earlier in the season, who did an excellent job for the Bluebirds.



A difficult decision ahead for Dave Jones then, with any one a possibility. He may already have his eye on a suitable loan player but is unlikely to go for one less well suited than any players currently available.


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

Writer:Bluebirdshroom
Date:Tuesday February 6 2007
Time: 11:40AM

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Mike Towell – RIP

Vital Boxing - Tyson Fury Will Be Back!

Comments

0
Clubs may be more willing to part with players on loan now the windows shut. I'd definately ask about Chambers, looked a class act
Aderyn las
06/02/2007 14:07:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Cardiff City Articles

Stats: Burton Albion v Cardiff

All the stats from Burton Albion (2) vs (0) Cardiff, Pirelli Stadium, 01/10/16 Att: 4,426

Burton v Cardiff - Team Sheets

Cardiff go to the Pirelli Stadium as the visitors to Burton for the latest Championship match.

Vital Pre-Match - Championship, 1st October

The 2016-17 season continues with the latest round of matches this weekend, which will see us among those having a match in this upcoming schedule with three-points the aim of course.

EFL - The Stats Ten Games In (30/9/16)

The Football League, or as it wants to be known now, the EFL, have compiled the statistics with the vast majority of clubs now ten games into the new 2016/17 season.

Archived Vital Cardiff Articles

Vital Cardiff articles from

Site Journalists

Whittingham's Left Peg
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Burton MotM
Suggested By:
Amos0%
Peltier0%
Morrison0%
Ecuele Manga0%
John0%
Whittingham0%
O Keefe0%
Noone0%
Immers0%
Ralls0%
Lambert0%
Sub - Harris0%
Sub - Gounongbe0%
Sub - Zohore0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Huddersfield 11 8 1 2 25 6
2 Norwich 11 7 2 2 23 6
3 Newcastle 11 7 1 3 22 12
4 Brighton 11 6 3 2 21 7
5 Bristol City 11 6 2 3 20 7
6 Birmingham 11 5 5 1 20 5
7 Brentford 11 5 3 3 18 9
8 Reading 11 5 3 3 18 -3
9 Sheff Wed 11 5 2 4 17 -1
10 Barnsley 11 5 1 5 16 5
11 Leeds Utd 11 5 1 5 16 -1
12 Wolves 11 4 3 4 15 1
13 Q.P.R. 11 4 3 4 15 -3
14 Fulham 11 3 5 3 14 -3
15 Burton 11 3 4 4 13 0
16 Ipswich 11 3 4 4 13 -1
17 Preston 11 4 1 6 13 -2
18 Forest 11 3 3 5 12 -3
19 Aston Villa 11 1 7 3 10 -2
20 Derby County 11 2 4 5 10 -4
21 Wigan 11 2 3 6 9 -2
22 Blackburn 11 2 2 7 8 -8
23 Cardiff 11 2 2 7 8 -11
24 Rotherham 11 1 3 7 6 -14
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Cardiff City Results (view all)

Cardiff City Fixtures (view all)

Oct 1 2016 3:00PM : Burton Albion (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 14 2016 7:45PM : Bristol City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 19 2016 7:45PM : Sheffield Wednesday (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 22 2016 5:30PM : Nottingham Forest (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 29 2016 3:00PM : Wigan Athletic (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Nov 5 2016 3:00PM : Newcastle United (a)
Sky Bet Championship