Cardiff’s Vincent Tan slams Wigan’s Whelan & Mackay

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Cardiff City’s controversial owner Vincent Tan has waded into the debate surrounding Wigan Athletic chairman Dave Whelan and the club’s new manager Malky Mackay. BBC Sport carry the quotes from Tan who famously sacked Mackay from Cardiff City in December 2013. Tan has not withheld his thoughts over the appointment of Malky Mackay as Wigan boss, especially following perceived racist …

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Wigan appoint controversial Malky Mackay as manager

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Wigan Athletic have today confirmed that Malky Mackay will be the club’s new manager, this is despite an ongoing investigation by the FA into alleged racial text messages sent by him during Mackay’s time in charge of Cardiff City. Malky Mackay is 42-years-old and the Scottish born manager had a full career as a defender playing in Scotland and England for …

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Tony Pulis reveals he did want Cardiff City job!

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Cardiff City have in recent seasons become something of a farce at times. A Malaysian cohort took over in May 2010 and invested heavily until in May 2012 the controversial decision was announced to change the club’s home strip from blue to red. Cardiff eventually earned promotion to the Premier League under Malky Mackay for the 2013/14 season but then sacked …

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New Cardiff boss Russell Slade to stand up to Tan

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Cardiff City were finally able to appoint Russell Slade last night as the Bluebird’s new Head Coach, this followed a period of turmoil as legal disputes took place with Leyton Orient. Slade will take the reigns at Cardiff, replacing Ole Gunnar Solskjaer who was sacked following a difficult start to club’s life back in the Championship. Whilst the debate over …

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Russell Slade close to Cardiff City appointment

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Cardiff City owner Vincent Tan has confirmed that former Leyton Orient boss Russell Slade is close to being appointed as new Bluebirds manager. Tan told Sky Sports that Slade is currently working in a ‘consultant’ role following a despite over compensation with League 1 Orient. Russell Slade, 53-years-old, won League 1 Manager of the Season last year as his Leyton Orient …

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Is Russell Slade the right man for Cardiff City?

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  It is days like today I am very thankful I get paid to write about football. With Leyton Orient manager Russell Slade on the verge of taking over the Cardiff City hot-seat following his resignation request last night. However, before the man is even appointed the insults have already begun. I have been a Cardiff City season ticket holder …

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Russell Slade leaves Leyton Orient

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BBC Sport has confirmed that Leyton Orient boss Russell Slade has left his post at the O’s after 4 years in charge of the Football League side. Slade’s resignation comes after Orient rejected a Cardiff City approach for the Welsh club to talk to Slade, despite the O’s saying their boss was 1 defeat away from being sacked. A club statement …

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Capital One Cup: Arsenal out, Liverpool victorious & more clashes to come!

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Last night saw the Third Round of the Capital One Cup take place across the country with a number of high profile clashes and a few upsets too! Liverpool faced Middlesborough at Anfield, Arsenal hosted Southampton, Everton travelled to Swansea whilst Fulham and Cardiff continued their manager-less periods. Here is the best of last night’s action with a quick look …

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Glenn Roeder set for Cardiff City role?

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Cardiff City parted company with manager Ole Gunnar Solskjær last week and have since been on the hunt for a new boss. Russell Slade of Leyton Orient is the man that the club seem to be targeting as Orient confirmed they denied Cardiff permission to speak to their manager. Following this it seems that Glenn Roeder, former Watford, West Ham …

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Cardiff City sign Ravel Morrison on loan

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Cardiff City appear to have signed troubled West Ham United midfielder Ravel Morrison on loan. The 21-year-old tweeted his delight at joining the Championship club for the next 3 months. Morrison has been frozen out of the West Ham United squad in recent months and has only made 18 league appearances for the club since joining in January 2012. In …

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Bellamy not interested in the Cardiff City job

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Former Cardiff City striker, Craig Bellamy has revealed he has no interest in becoming the new manager of the Welsh side after the departure of Ole Gunner Solskjaer. When Chairman, Vincent Tan was asked whether Bellamy would be asked to take over from the Norwegian, he said, “No, absolutely not.” Additionally, on Thursday, Bellamy coincided with the thoughts of Tan …

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer resigns from Cardiff City role

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Yesterday we reported that Cardiff City were having crisis talks with manager Ole Gunnar Solskjær following a poor start to their season. Today, the club have confirmed that Solskjær has left Cardiff by mutual consent. Solskjær was appointed Cardiff City boss on 2 January 2014 and was tasked with helping the club survive relegation from the Premier League. However, in …

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Cardiff City’s Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in crisis talks

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Cardiff City manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is meeting with club officials today to discuss his future at the side. BBC Sport as well as a number of other outlets understand his job is seriously under threat. Cardiff were relegated from the Premier League at the end of last season following a terrible run of form. Current boss Ole Gunnar Solskjær …

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Cardiff City sign highly rated Gabon defender

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Cardiff City have all but officially completed the signing of FC Lorient centre-back Bruno Ecuele-Manga. The deal is thought to be worth around €6m and finishes a busy transfer window for the relegated South-Wales side. The club are yet to announce the deal on their website but the medical has been completed and a fan’s twitter account carries a picture of …

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Fulham hunt three new bodies before 11pm deadline

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Fulham are in talks to sign three new players before the 11pm transfer window deadline this evening. According to Sky Sports News HQ they are interested in Jermaine Beckford from Bolton Wanderers, Mark Hudson from Cardiff City and Matt Smith from Leeds United. Jermaine Beckford is a Jamaican international striker who is vastly experienced in the Championship has also played …

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Crystal Palace sign Wilfried Zaha

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Breaking News has emerged from Selhurst Park this morning, new manager Neil Warnock has taken no time to settle at all after confirming his first signing as manager. Wilfired Zaha has returned to Palace on a season long loan from Manchester United. We are just waiting from confirmation from both clubs. Zaha has made 126 appearances at Palace and scored …

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Celtic to miss out on South Korean target

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Celtic were given a Champions League reprieve when opponents Legia Warsaw fielded an illegible player in their qualifying tie. This meant Celtic would progress and drew 1-1 with Maribor last night leaving them with work still to do in the second leg at Celtic Park. It now though is being reported that one of their targets, Cardiff City’s Kim Bo-Kyung …

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Malky Mackay the man for Palace?

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When Tony Pulis walked out of Selhurst Park two days before the start of the new campaign, you could forgive Crystal Palace fans for feeling pretty heartbroken! Tony Pulis was a man who saved their season last year and turned them from relegation certainties to mid-table challengers in a matter of months. Now though, it seems Malky Mackay is the …

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Cardiff City sign two to bolster Championship squad

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Cardiff City have confirmed two signings ahead of the second weekend of the Sky Bet Championship. They have agreed transfers for Anthony Pilkington for £1m and Sean Morrison for a reported £4m. Pilkington join Cardiff City from fellow relegated club Norwich City after seemingly falling out with Canaries boss Neil Adams. The wide man played 75 league games for Norwich …

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Cardiff set to sign Norwich City star

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Cardiff City are set to sign Norwich City winger Anthony Pilkington for an undisclosed fee according to reports from BBC Sport on Twitter. BREAKING NEWS: @CardiffCityFC are to sign midfielder Anthony @Pilkington_11 from @NorwichCityFC for an undisclosed fee — BBC Wales Sport (@BBCWalesSport) August 13, 2014 BBC Sport Tweeted this moments ago and it appears that the Norwich City winger …

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