UK time is: 07:14:16
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Cardiff vs Norwich (team news)

Norwich City boss Peter Grant will wait until the last minute to decide his team to face Cardiff. Star striker and ex-Cardiff City favourite Robert Earnshaw is out of contention despite recovering far quicker than expected from a hamstring injury.

Chris Martin (calf) and Darren Huckerby (ankle)have also depleted the Canaries attacking options but striker Chris Brown could return from his hamstring injury.


Midfielder Dickson Etuhu, who scored the winner at Carrow road is doubtful with a thigh injury whilst captain and solid left back Adam Drury is suffering from a virus.

Some of those could recover in time, but all will need late fitness tests after a punishing recent schedule left its mark on the battered Canaries.

Ex-Cardiff man Tony Warner will start in goal against his former club. He failed to make an impression in South Wales and a series of unfortunate mishaps saw him loaned out to Premiership side Fulham from whom he recently moved to East Anglia.


Cardiff City welcome back captain Darren Purse from injury but he is expected to take up a place on the bench after missing 6 weeks of action. Dave Jones has no other injury concerns and can have the luxury of picking from a fully fit squad for once.

Michael Chopra will probably be partnered by Steve Thompson, without a goal since Boxing Day and the McPhail/Scimeca partnership will again be trusted in midfield.




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:Friday March 9 2007

Time: 2:25PM

Your Comments

you are *****e you aint good enough to go up i hope you all die and your new stadium colapes in a match you scum basturds **** u all u ****s
naythan_swan
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Cardiff City Articles

Vital Preview: Fulham v Cardiff (Friday August 29 2014)

Vincent Tan: Justified? (Thursday August 28 2014)

Bournemouth In Round Three (Wednesday August 27 2014)

Ole Pleased With Port Vale Win (Wednesday August 27 2014)

Vital Report: Port Vale 2 Cardiff 3 (Wednesday August 27 2014)

Stats: Port Vale v Cardiff (Tuesday August 26 2014)

Vital Preview: Port Vale v Cardiff (Tuesday August 26 2014)

Rotation Continues For Ole (Monday August 25 2014)

Ole - Wolves Deserved It - Sort Of (Sunday August 24 2014)

Vital Report: Wolves 1 Cardiff 0 (Sunday August 24 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)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Wolves 1 - 0 Cardiff
Cardiff 3 - 1 Huddersfield
Cardiff 1 - 0 Wigan
Blackburn 1 - 1 Cardiff

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
5. Charlton 4 2 2 0 2 8
6. Sheff Wed 4 2 2 0 2 8
7. Derby County 4 2 1 1 4 7
8. Cardiff 4 2 1 1 2 7
9. Millwall 4 2 1 1 2 7
10. Blackburn 4 2 1 1 0 7
11. Bournemouth 4 2 0 2 3 6

Breaking League News

Howe: Taking our game to a new level
Bournemouth : 30/08/2014 07:04:00
Derby reject two bids for striker
Bournemouth : 30/08/2014 07:00:00
LUFC Leeds United v Bolton Wanderers - History
Leeds Utd : 30/08/2014 07:00:00
LUFC On This Day - August 30th
Leeds Utd : 30/08/2014 07:00:00
Not Good Enough
Bolton : 30/08/2014 07:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

League Cup - Port Vale
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Moore 1%
Barnum-Bobb 0%
John 0%
Ralls 0%
Oshilaja 0%
Torres Ruiz 0%
Wolff Eikrem 0%
Kim Bo-Kyung 0%
Javi Guerra 33%
Macheda 66%
Dikgacoi 0%
Sub:-Burgstaller 0%
Sub:-Harris 0%
Sub:-Velikonja 0%