UK time is: 01:19:55
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Cardiff Fans vote to axe McPhail

A recent poll on this site invited readers to vote as to which of Cardiff's misfiring stars they would drop to save Cardiff from fading into obscurity this season.

Recent losses to Sunderland, Sheffield Wednesday and Burnley saw Cardiff lose touch with the play-off pack and a lack of belief and committment was evident in some players.

The results of the poll revealed that Republic of Ireland midfielder Stephen McPhail would be the first to be sacrificed:

Michael Chopra 8%
Stephen McPhail 38%
Paul Parry 16%
Joe Ledley 11%
Kevin McNaughton 0%
A.N.Other 27%


A relatively high percentage (27%) would rather have seen a different player make way with Darren Purse, Thompson/Feeney or David Forde among the likely contenders.


McPhail was not dropped for the game with Stoke, but put in a distinctly average performance and lacked the cutting edge required to break down defences. See Full Player Ratings.

A central midfielder must be high on Cardiff's list of priorities this summer with Scimeca being slightly injury-prone and Simon Walton returning to Charlton Athletic.




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:Monday April 16 2007

Time: 12:57PM

Your Comments

Problem is, we got no other central midfielders!!!
Aderyn las
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Cardiff City Articles

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

Medel Inching Towards Cardiff Exit (Wednesday July 23 2014)

FK Amkar Perm 3-0 Cardiff (Tuesday July 22 2014)

Caulker Departs For QPR (Tuesday July 22 2014)

Third Tour Match Details Change (Monday July 21 2014)

Ole Delighted With Day's Efforts (Saturday July 19 2014)

Cardiff 3-0 Teuta Durres (Saturday July 19 2014)

Cardiff 3-2 TSV 1860 Munich (Saturday July 19 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

What will it take to sign a player
Blackpool : 24/07/2014 00:51:00
RUFC - Rayns Pleased With Win
Rotherham : 23/07/2014 23:08:00
Millers Beat Forest In Friendly
Rotherham : 23/07/2014 22:50:00
McCarthy Happy With Colchester Improvement
Ipswich : 23/07/2014 22:21:00
Colchester 0-3 Ipswich
Ipswich : 23/07/2014 22:17:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Chelsea MotM
Suggested By:  Whitts
Marshall 40%
Fabio 4%
John 2%
Mutch 0%
Caulker 13%
Turner 4%
Daehli 25%
Whittingham 4%
Campbell 0%
Gunnarsson 0%
Bellamy 2%
Sub - Cowie 2%
Sub - Healey 2%
Sub - James 2%