Vital Football

Latest Cardiff City News

Cardiff City Striker Disappoints

Cardiff City Striker Disappoints

Cardiff City went down by a single goal, scored by veteran striker Dean Windass who reacted first to slam home a David Forde parry.


Cardiff manager Dave Jones again pointed to a failure to convert chances and score, Steve Thompson has just 6 goals all season and Warren Feeney is still awaiting his first Bluebirds goal (he only scored 2 league goals for Luton this season).


The matchwinner on the Tiger's side, was the 38 year old Dean Windass, on loan from Bradford and has scored the goals that will see Hull City survive in the Championship. Aside from the goal, he was a constant presence up front, he won flick-on's, held the ball up superbly and brought midfield players into the game.


All this begs the question, where is Kevin Campbell? At 37 he is younger than Windass but gives virtually nothing to the Cardiff side, his mobility was poor and in terms of contribution - he was non-existent.
The job done by Windass is surely the reason Dave Jones signed up Campbell for Cardiff.

Several players have praised Campbell for his off-the-field presence but it isnt enough. Windass proved just what Cardiff are lacking, and he replaced pace and agility with experience and guile to shame Cardiff City and underline the need for quality.


A plethora of strikers have been on the Cardiff City books this season, Chopra has been instrumental but our play relies to much on him and we have no other ideas.

Despite the recent acquisitions of Feeney and Matt Green, fans will want to see at least one PROVEN striker heading in the door. A known 12 goal a season guy, hard to find maybe but if we're serious about being promotion candidates - should we be taking risks and signing virtual unknowns for money that could be better invested elsewhere?

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



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

Writer:Bluebirdshroom
Date:Monday April 30 2007
Time: 12:05PM

Best of Vital Network

Login to post a comment

Recent Cardiff City Articles

No More Quarter Final Replays For Cardiff

Should Cardiff City progress through to an FA Cup quarter final from the 2016/17 season onwards, the game will no longer be subject to a replay.

Cardiff's Parachute Payments In 2015/16

With the 2015-16 season behind us, the final television allocation money based on final league positions have been confirmed - and here's what Cardiff City...

Cardiff Confirm Shrewsbury Friendly

Cardiff City have today confirmed a pre season friendly against Shrewsbury Town this summer.

Turner Headlines The Released List

Yesterday Cardiff City confirmed their released list for the 2016 summer and Ben Turner departs after five years of service.

Archived Vital Cardiff Articles

Vital Cardiff articles from

Site Journalists

Whittingham's Left Peg
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Birmingham MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Marshall0%
Peltier0%
Connolly25%
Turner15%
Malone5%
Noone0%
O'Keefe0%
Whittingham5%
Lawrence0%
Pilkington30%
Immers5%
Sub - Zohore0%
Sub - Harris0%
Sub - Ecuele Manga15%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Burnley 46 26 15 5 93 37
P Middlesbrough 46 26 11 9 89 32
3 Brighton 46 24 17 5 89 30
4 Hull City 46 24 11 11 83 34
5 Derby County 46 21 15 10 78 23
6 Sheff Wed 46 19 17 10 74 21
7 Ipswich 46 18 15 13 69 2
8 Cardiff 46 17 17 12 68 5
9 Brentford 46 19 8 19 65 5
10 Birmingham 46 16 15 15 63 4
11 Preston 46 15 17 14 62 0
12 Q.P.R. 46 14 18 14 60 0
13 Leeds Utd 46 14 17 15 59 -8
14 Wolves 46 14 16 16 58 -5
15 Blackburn 46 13 16 17 55 0
16 Forest 46 13 16 17 55 -4
17 Reading 46 13 13 20 52 -7
18 Bristol City 46 13 13 20 52 -17
19 Huddersfield 46 13 12 21 51 -11
20 Fulham 46 12 15 19 51 -13
21 Rotherham 46 13 10 23 49 -18
R Charlton 46 9 13 24 40 -40
R MK Dons 46 9 12 25 39 -30
R Bolton 46 5 15 26 30 -40
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Cardiff City Results (view all)

Cardiff City Fixtures (view all)