UK time is: 02:43:36
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Cardiff Linked With Greek Goalkeeper

Cardiff City are scouring the market for a new goalkeeper to challenge David Forde for the position next season as a replacement for departing stopper Neil Alexander.


The likes of Glyn Garner (Leyton Orient) and Ged Doherty (TNS) have been linked previously while Peter Ridsdale mentioned holding preliminary talks with a 'Premiership' goalkeeper.


Another option now looking possible is the acquisition of Greek goalkeeper Dimitrios Konstantopoulos who is out of contract at Hartlepool. Cardiff scouts have reportedly watched the player on a number of occasions this season, but they face competition for his signiture from fellow Championship sides Watford and Sheffield Wednesday.



Manager Danny Wilson is determined to hang onto Konstantopolous but acknowledges he faces a difficult battle:


'I'm sure other parties will be interested in him because he is a very good goalkeeper, but I don't know who they are.'

'It's understandable if teams are interested in him, now we have to compete with them to try and keep him.'

'The decision comes down to Dimi, that's for sure.'


'If we lose him we will be disappointed.'




With Cardiff on a tight budget and searching for free transfer targets wherever possible, the release of Burnley's Danny Coyne and Crystal Palace's Gabor Kiraly may also interest the Cardiff management.

It remains to be seen whether the ambitions of the board matches that of the supporters. None of the goalkeepers mentioned have the quality or experience of Neil Alexander who is set to walk out on a free transfer despite wanting to stay.




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 May 9 2007

Time: 10:00AM

Your Comments

Please God not kiraly !!!
Aderyn las
Better start selling pyjamas in the club shop!!
bluebirdshroom
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Cardiff City Articles

Vital Report: Cardiff 2 Reading 1 (Saturday November 22 2014)

Stats: Cardiff v Reading (Friday November 21 2014)

Vital Preview: Cardiff v Reading (Friday November 21 2014)

Alfie Will Come Good (Friday November 21 2014)

Slade Expecting Tough Reading Clash (Thursday November 20 2014)

Mackay Returns (Thursday November 20 2014)

Pilkington Opens Irish Account (Wednesday November 19 2014)

Final Day Fixtures Set (Tuesday November 18 2014)

Make Or Break For Morrison (Sunday November 16 2014)

Vital Report: Birmingham 0 Cardiff 0 (Monday November 10 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)

1. Garrincha57 2
2. westonal 1
3. Dave Eade 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Cardiff 1 - 0 Wigan
Cardiff 0 - 1 Middlesbrough
Brighton 1 - 1 Cardiff
Fulham 1 - 1 Cardiff
Bolton 3 - 0 Cardiff
Blackburn 1 - 1 Cardiff

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
9. Charlton 18 6 10 2 2 28
10. Norwich 18 7 6 5 6 27
11. Wolves 18 7 6 5 -3 27
12. Cardiff 18 7 5 6 1 26
13. Sheff Wed 18 4 10 4 -2 22
14. Huddersfield 18 5 6 7 -6 21
15. Reading 18 6 3 9 -6 21

Breaking League News

Bryson Strike Secures Win
Derby County : 23/11/2014 21:26:00
Derby County : 23/11/2014 21:23:00
Video: AFCB v Ipswich
Bournemouth : 23/11/2014 18:46:00
Bolton : 23/11/2014 17:00:00
Molineux Mauling For Wolves!!!
Forest : 23/11/2014 16:34:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Reading MotM
Suggested By:  Bluebird
Marshall 0%
Connolly 0%
Morrison 0%
Turner 0%
Brayford 0%
Pilkington 0%
Gunnarsson 0%
Whittingham 0%
Noone 0%
Le Fondre 0%
Macheda 0%
Sub - Daehli 0%
Sub - Fabio 0%
Sub - Jones 100%