Vital Football

Latest Cardiff City News

Last Gasp Watford Thwart Cardiff

Last Gasp Watford Thwart Cardiff

Cardiff City were denied right at the death by a last gasp equaliser despite playing really well and enjoying the majority of the game. In the end, they had to settle for a share of the spoils.


Cardiff took the lead after Ledley's corner found Roger Johnson to head home after Joe Ledley's shot was well saved by Watford keeper Richard Lee.


Big defender Jay DeMerit equalised shortly after half time but Cardiff continued to look strong with Paul Pary always a threat and Steve McPhail instrumental in midfield.


Cardiff City regained their lead courtesy of a Peter Whittingham beauty. His left footed strike from outside the area was another sublime goal from City and the former Aston Villa winger.


City continued to play brightly with some promising counter attacking moves and swift passing.


Nigerian giant Dan Shittu came on to play up-front and headed a great chance into Schmeichel's arms with his first touch.


Schmeichel pushed a McAnuff strike over after a period of heavy Watford pressure as we struggled to clear our lines.


Into injury time and Watford continued to pepper the Cardiff box with long balls and Kasper Schmeichel made an absolutely phenomenal save but former Cardiff City winger Jobi McAnuff got the crucial equaliser after injury time had elapsed.



A crushing blow for Cardiff when they had played so well, and whilst a draw is a good result - its a bitterly disappointing and cruel blow at the death.

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football

Writer:Bluebirdshroom
Date:Wednesday December 26 2007
Time: 1:56PM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
HOW CAN THE REF ADD AN EXTRA 3 MINS THN THE BOARD SED , THEN TELL ROGER JOHNSON IVE NEVER REFFED A GAME BEFORE GRRR
jamie_r
26/12/2007 20:08:00
0
Cardiff were brilliant yesterday and as a Watford fan I apologise for the last gasp equaliser which was totally unjustified. If you can find a cutting edge up front you will do well in this league playing like that.
DrWatford
27/12/2007 08:41:00
0
Thanks Dr W ! Story of our season so far.....
bluebirdshroom
27/12/2007 13:23:00
0
Brilliant Bluebirds ! ! Another rubbish ref loses us points but fantastic football boys--same again Saturday and we cant lose !!!!!
westonal
27/12/2007 20:41:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Cardiff City Articles

No More Quarter Final Replays For Cardiff

Should Cardiff City progress through to an FA Cup quarter final from the 2016/17 season onwards, the game will no longer be subject to a replay.

Cardiff's Parachute Payments In 2015/16

With the 2015-16 season behind us, the final television allocation money based on final league positions have been confirmed - and here's what Cardiff City...

Cardiff Confirm Shrewsbury Friendly

Cardiff City have today confirmed a pre season friendly against Shrewsbury Town this summer.

Turner Headlines The Released List

Yesterday Cardiff City confirmed their released list for the 2016 summer and Ben Turner departs after five years of service.

Archived Vital Cardiff Articles

Vital Cardiff articles from

Site Journalists

Whittingham's Left Peg
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Birmingham MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Marshall0%
Peltier0%
Connolly25%
Turner15%
Malone5%
Noone0%
O'Keefe0%
Whittingham5%
Lawrence0%
Pilkington30%
Immers5%
Sub - Zohore0%
Sub - Harris0%
Sub - Ecuele Manga15%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Burnley 46 26 15 5 93 37
P Middlesbrough 46 26 11 9 89 32
3 Brighton 46 24 17 5 89 30
4 Hull City 46 24 11 11 83 34
5 Derby County 46 21 15 10 78 23
6 Sheff Wed 46 19 17 10 74 21
7 Ipswich 46 18 15 13 69 2
8 Cardiff 46 17 17 12 68 5
9 Brentford 46 19 8 19 65 5
10 Birmingham 46 16 15 15 63 4
11 Preston 46 15 17 14 62 0
12 Q.P.R. 46 14 18 14 60 0
13 Leeds Utd 46 14 17 15 59 -8
14 Wolves 46 14 16 16 58 -5
15 Blackburn 46 13 16 17 55 0
16 Forest 46 13 16 17 55 -4
17 Reading 46 13 13 20 52 -7
18 Bristol City 46 13 13 20 52 -17
19 Huddersfield 46 13 12 21 51 -11
20 Fulham 46 12 15 19 51 -13
21 Rotherham 46 13 10 23 49 -18
R Charlton 46 9 13 24 40 -40
R MK Dons 46 9 12 25 39 -30
R Bolton 46 5 15 26 30 -40
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Cardiff City Results (view all)

Cardiff City Fixtures (view all)