UK time is: 16:12:32
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Cardiff Sweat On Scimeca Fitness

Cardiff City's inspirational midfielder Riccardo Scimeca is struggling to be fit for this weekend's crunch game against Sunderland.

The 31 year old has not trained fully since aggravating a groin problem. He was due to play through the injury against Derby but was forced out at late notice amid fears he could miss the rest of the season if the injury worsened.

After nearly 2 weeks of intensive work with the physios, Scimeca is touch-and-go for the game. His match fitness will be down, but such is the ex-West Brom man's importance and influence - he will play if fit.

The midfield pairing of McPhail / Scimeca has been integral to Cardiff's play and the two compliment each other well.Scimeca provides the solid defensive platform and breaks up opponents moves while he has also contributed with 5 goals this season.

Should Scimeca not be fit, Dave Jones has several options:

Simon Walton is the obvious like-for-like swap, the on-loan Charlton player has looked poor against Derby and Leeds (first half especially).

Joe Ledley, Willo Flood or Kevin McNaughton could also fill in in central 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:Wednesday March 28 2007

Time: 9:43AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Cardiff City Articles

Brayford Set For League Debut (Tuesday July 29 2014)

Jones Part Of Ole's Plans (Tuesday July 29 2014)

Jo Inge Berget Signs For Celtic (Monday July 28 2014)

Yeovil 1-4 Cardiff (Monday July 28 2014)

Defender Deal Unlikely (Sunday July 27 2014)

Campbell Completes Palace Move (Friday July 25 2014)

10m Medel Offer From Galatasaray (Wednesday July 23 2014)

Medel Inching Towards Cardiff Exit (Wednesday July 23 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

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
5. Bournemouth 0 0 0 0 0 0
6. Brentford 0 0 0 0 0 0
7. Brighton 0 0 0 0 0 0
8. Cardiff 0 0 0 0 0 0
9. Charlton 0 0 0 0 0 0
10. Derby County 0 0 0 0 0 0
11. Forest 0 0 0 0 0 0

Breaking League News

Trialists Impress & Veseli Will Leave Permanently
Ipswich : 30/07/2014 15:30:00
McCarthy Delighted With McGoldrick Return
Ipswich : 30/07/2014 15:24:00
Southend 1-2 Ipswich
Ipswich : 30/07/2014 15:20:00
Brighton Arrange Signing Session
Brighton : 30/07/2014 15:05:00
Redknapp Admits Move For Leroy Fer
Norwich : 30/07/2014 14:10:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Chelsea MotM
Suggested By:  Whitts
Marshall 37%
Fabio 4%
John 2%
Mutch 0%
Caulker 13%
Turner 4%
Daehli 26%
Whittingham 4%
Campbell 0%
Gunnarsson 2%
Bellamy 2%
Sub - Cowie 2%
Sub - Healey 2%
Sub - James 2%