Cardiff City - Wales: Tough World Cup Draw
UK time is: 11:46:41
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Wales: Tough World Cup Draw

Wales have been handed a tough draw as they focus on qualifying for the next major Championships - World Cup 2010.


After struggling during the Euro 2008 campaign, Wales ended with creditable draws against the Republic of Ireland and Germany. Many young players have begun to come to the forfront as John Toshack concentrated on the next generation of Welsh stars.


Gone are the likes of Gary Speed, Ryan Giggs, John Hartson and Andy Melville - for so long the vcrux of the side.


Now emerging stars like Cardiff City pair Joe Ledley and Chris Gunter are showing their class and tremendous potential. With Craig Bellamy, Danny Gabbidon and co - hopes are increasing for a bright Welsh future. Add to that the progress made by the Welsh U21s with Aaron Ramsey and Darcy Blake also impressing and there could be good times ahead.




Wales have been drawn alongside Germany, Russia, Finland, Liechtenstein and our old friends Azerbaijan. It's not an impossible group but Germany will be expected to top the group and we will need to oust Russia (remember last time?). Finland are also improving as a nation and have some decent players.



Cardiff City players Gunter, Ledley, Ramsey, Blake and Parry have all represnted their country recently and all could hope to be involved in the 2010 World Cup with only Parry being over the age of 21 from that group.








Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: Bluebirdshroom Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday November 26 2007

Time: 10:09AM

Your Comments

we can beat russia
jamie_r
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Cardiff City Articles

Doyle Loaned To Preston (Tuesday September 1 2015)

Healey Makes Dundee Switch (Tuesday September 1 2015)

Jones Stays? Wolves Rebuffed! (Tuesday September 1 2015)

Saadi In As Velikonja & Guerra Go (Tuesday September 1 2015)

Deadline Day Tomorrow (Monday August 31 2015)

West Brom Still Want Marshall (Sunday August 30 2015)

Video - Nottingham Forest Highlights (Sunday August 30 2015)

Stats: Nottm Forest v Cardiff (Saturday August 29 2015)

Archived Cardiff City Articles

List All Vital Cardiff Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Forest 1 - 2 Cardiff
Cardiff 2 - 0 Wolves
Blackburn 1 - 1 Cardiff
Q.P.R. 2 - 2 Cardiff
Cardiff 1 - 1 Fulham

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
2. Hull City 5 3 1 1 4 10
3. Ipswich 5 3 1 1 3 10
4. Q.P.R. 5 3 1 1 2 10
5. Cardiff 5 2 3 0 3 9
6. Middlesbrough 5 2 2 1 4 8
7. Birmingham 4 2 2 0 3 8
8. Charlton 5 2 2 1 2 8

Cardiff City Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Can Wolves now keep Afobe happy?
Wolves : 03/09/2015 11:00:01
So why was Stearman sold to Fulham?
Wolves : 03/09/2015 09:00:01
BWFC: Oh, What Fun
Bolton : 03/09/2015 09:00:01
Birmingham Remain Patient
Birmingham : 03/09/2015 08:50:01
RUFC - Championship Round-Up
Rotherham : 03/09/2015 08:29:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Forest MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Marshall 50%
Peltier 0%
Morrison 0%
Connolly 0%
Fabio 0%
Pilkington 50%
Dikgacoi 0%
Whittingham 0%
Ralls 0%
Mason 0%
Jones 0%
Sub - Ameobi 0%
Sub - Malone 0%
Sub - Noone 0%