Vital Football

Latest Cardiff City News

Cardiff's Alexander Certain To Leave

Cardiff's Alexander Certain To Leave

Cardiff City goalkeeper Neil Alexander has clarified his position at the club and revealed he WILL be leaving in the summer, despite being desperate to stay.

Contract negotiations with the player broke down after Alexander was unwilling to agree to a wage package based mainly on appearances bonuses. HE maintained his willingness to stay but the club were reluctant to offer a new deal and officially withdrew the contract offer this weekend.


'I won't be a Cardiff City player next season.' Confirmed Alexander.

'I'll be very sad to leave. I've had six really good years here and enjoyed every minute of it, I'd like to think I've contributed a lot to the club and helped them get to where they are today.'


The Scottish International underlined his thanks for the support from Cardiff fans:

'The fans have been fantastic to me from the first minute I arrived. They've helped me to enjoy it as much as I have. It's been a pleasure to play for the club.'

'Of course, I want to keep doing my best now for Cardiff until the end of the season.'




Opinions are very much divided amongst Cardiff fans about the future of Alexander, but his form this season has been very good. The genral consensus at present is that Alexander should stay, but Dave Jones and the club disagree.

We can only hope someone of equal or better quality comes in the replace Cardiff's longest serving player.

Alexander is still focussed on his goal, he will probably lose his place for next Saturday's game but remains intent on promotion as a parting gift to the fans:


'When the last day of the season comes, it's going to be very sad for me. All I can hope is that last game is one that gets Cardiff into the Premiership.'


'That would be a great thing to leave behind after my time here.'



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

Writer:Bluebirdshroom
Date:Wednesday April 4 2007
Time: 9:46AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Cardiff City Articles

Palace Midfielder Set For Cardiff Return?

It's being reported that Crystal Palace midfielder Joe Ledley could be set for a return to Cardiff City.

Top Championship Google Searches 2016/17

Newcastle United topped Google searches for 2016/17 with Aston Villa following in second place, but which other clubs featured in the top ten.

Cardiff Target Newcastle Defender?

It was being reported yesterday that Cardiff City had joined Aston Villa, Derby County and Wolves in the chase for Newcastle's Grant Hanley.

New EFL Radio Deal Starts 2017/18

The Football League confirmed yesterday that a new three year deal with Talksport and the BBC had been signed to increase radio broadcast coverage from next season.

Archived Vital Cardiff Articles

Vital Cardiff articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Cardiff
Write For Vital Cardiff
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Huddersfield MotM
Suggested By:
Murphy1%
Peltier0%
Connolly0%
Morrison0%
Richards50%
Gunnarsson16%
Ralls0%
Bennett0%
Pilkington0%
Zohore33%
Hoilett0%
Sub-Whittingham0%
Sub-M Harris0%
Sub-Lambert0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Newcastle 46 29 7 10 94 45
P Brighton 46 28 9 9 93 34
3 Reading 46 26 7 13 85 4
4 Sheff Wed 46 24 9 13 81 15
5 Huddersfield 46 25 6 15 81 -2
6 Fulham 46 22 14 10 80 28
7 Leeds Utd 46 22 9 15 75 14
8 Norwich 46 20 10 16 70 16
9 Derby County 46 18 13 15 67 4
10 Brentford 46 18 10 18 64 10
11 Preston 46 16 14 16 62 1
12 Cardiff 46 17 11 18 62 -1
13 Aston Villa 46 16 14 16 62 -1
14 Barnsley 46 15 13 18 58 -3
15 Wolves 46 16 10 20 58 -4
16 Ipswich 46 13 16 17 55 -10
17 Bristol City 46 15 9 22 54 -6
18 Q.P.R. 46 15 8 23 53 -14
19 Birmingham 46 13 14 19 53 -19
20 Burton 46 13 13 20 52 -14
21 Forest 46 14 9 23 51 -10
R Blackburn 46 12 15 19 51 -12
R Wigan 46 10 12 24 42 -17
R Rotherham 46 5 8 33 23 -58
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Cardiff City Results (view all)

Cardiff City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Football Comment