Vital Football

Latest Cardiff City News

Cardiff Brush Aside Sheff Utd

Cardiff Brush Aside Sheff Utd

Cardiff City pulled off an accomplished performance and were rarely troubled as they brushed aside a Sheffield United side packed with talented players.


After a nervy opening, where James Beattie blaxed over when in a good position, Cardiff settled and were in control for the rest of the game.


Paul Parry got the winning goal in the first half after neat play from Hasselbaink and Whittingham - a cool finish from the makeshift striker.


Whittingham and Parry in particular caused problems and both saw shots whistle narrowly wide while visiting keeper Paddy Kenny made two excellent saves to deny the pair.


Sheffield failed to create any real chances in the second half, a 25 yard free kick was their best chance but it was blasted narrowly wide.



A really good win, and some excellent performances. We didnt get into top gear by any means, but were strong and efficient. Parry excelled, Whittingham was a threat while Johnson and Loovens were magnificent at the back.



Full match report to follow tomorrow...


Writer:Bluebirdshroom
Date:Saturday December 22 2007
Time: 5:33PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Cardiff City Articles

EFL In Favour Of Shorter Window & Other Changes

At a meeting of all EFL member clubs yesterday, there was a strong indication they would be in favour of making amendments to the summer's transfer window.

The UK's Tightest Derby Clashes - 2017

Ever wondered which local derby in the United Kingdom is the most closely contested?

More Reliable Than A Championship Octopus? (20/9/17)

Time for the special computer that crunches the numbers to determine the final Championship positions for the season of 2017/18.

2017 Non League Day Announced

One of the biggest events of the year to promote the Non League game will return for an eighth consecutive season during the next international break.

Archived Vital Cardiff Articles

Vital Cardiff articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Cardiff
Write For Vital Cardiff
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Huddersfield MotM
Suggested By:
Murphy12%
Peltier7%
Connolly0%
Morrison0%
Richards30%
Gunnarsson15%
Ralls0%
Bennett0%
Pilkington7%
Zohore15%
Hoilett0%
Sub-Whittingham7%
Sub-M Harris0%
Sub-Lambert7%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Cardiff City Results (view all)

Cardiff City Fixtures (view all)

The Vital Football Members League