Cardiff Squad Review: MM & NM
After an up-and-down season, Cardiff City finished comfortably 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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Martyn Margetson was released by the club at the end of the 2005-06 season but rejoined the club as a third choice goalkeeper and also as a coach.
After an impressive career, Martyn decided a move into coaching would suit him and he filled a gap created by George Wood`s (long-serving goalkeeping coach) departure.
Despite Mark Howard`s failings - Margetson was never called upon for first team action as the number 1 Neil Alexander remained injury and suspension free until dropped amid contract disputes and replaced by newcomer David Forde.
24 Nick McKoy
McKoy arrived from MK Dons with a reputation as an aggressive midfield enforcer with good strength, stamina and tackling. Whilst his team-mate and colleague Malvin Kamara broke into the first team - McKoy never got a look in. He made 1 appearance in the Carling Cup but was not considered when City were struggling for midfield competition. Riccy Scimeca`s injury hurt Cardiff badly, and in McKoy had a similar replacement. However, he was thought not to have enough quality and was released at the end of the season.
McKoy spent 4 months on loan at Torquay United, making only 5 appearances.