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Cardiff Squad Review: Whittingham

Cardiff Squad Review: Whittingham

After an up-and-down season, Cardiff City finished comforably mid-table. A scintillating start was followed by a dismal end and the same players looked half as effective as previously.

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7 - PETER WHITTINGHAM

Whittingham arrived from Aston Villa in the January transfer window right in the middle of Cardiff`s awful run. He immediately added a spark to the side and looked dangerous operating on the left flank. Whitts was soon among the goals and scored in consecutive games, including a 30 yard screamer against Coventry - a wonderful finish.

Towards the end of the season however, Whittinham`s form faded and he drifted through games without having much impact. He has never played so regularly in his career and did appear a little tired but still showed some nice touches and dangerous crosses.

Whittingham ended the season with 4 goals from 18 games, a good return for a midfielder in a team in woeful form. He has shown a great deal of potential and ability and can become a good player for the club. He will compete with Joe Ledley for the wingers position and may find a starting position less easy to obtain following the arrival of Capaldi - hopefully the England U21 starlet can step up and show consistently the form we know he is capable of.





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Writer:Bluebirdshroom
Date:Monday June 11 2007
Time: 10:00AM

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Think he looks promising but tends to fade out of games - sometimes he just dont look interested!
little_miss_bluebird
11/06/2007 11:04:00
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