Cardiff City – Three new signings on Deadline Day!

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Championship strugglers Cardiff City have announced their fifth, sixth and seventh January signings this evening as League One top goalscorer Eoin Doyle completes his transfer with Conor McAleny and Matthew Kennedy joining from Everton. Cardiff confirmed the move for Doyle on their official website. The former Chesterfield striker has netted 25 goals in all competitions this season. The 26-year-old Irishman …

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Norwich City – £2m Craig Noone bid rejected

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Promotion chasers Norwich City have had a £2m bid for Cardiff City winger Craig Noone rejected. BBC Wales Sport tweeted the news that Cardiff actually want £5m before they consider selling Noone to Norwich. Craig Noone has been a regular in the Cardiff City line up this season after being a star turn during the Bluebirds Premier League campaign in …

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Norwich City – Dorrans and Noone hunted on Deadline Day

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Championship promotion chaser Norwich City have set to add two solid signings to their squad before the end of deadline day. According to reports on Twitter, Cardiff’s Craig Noone is a major wing target whilst Sky Sports confirmed Norwich outbid Burnley for Graham Dorrans. Craig Noone is 27-years-old and the former roofer from Liverpool is currently one of Cardiff City’s …

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Cardiff City – Bluebirds agree Eoin Doyle fee

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Cardiff City fans have been well aware of their club’s need for a new striker. Adam Le Fondre left the club on loan this January with goals a serious issue for the Bluebirds. Now BBC Wales’ Rob Phillips has confirmed Cardiff agreed a fee worth £750,000 for the League One top goalscorer, Eoin Doyle. Eoin Doyle is a 6ft striker …

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Crystal Palace – Mutch & Ameobi join Eagles!

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Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew has made his presence known at Selhurst Park since his arrival at the beginning of January. Today the club’s official Twitter confirmed the signings of Jordon Mutch and Shola Ameobi. Crystal Palace’s big signing of the day is undoubtably Jordon Mutch’s arrival from Premier League London rivals QPR. The fee was announced as undisclosed but …

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Crystal Palace – Zaha set for permanent switch from Old Trafford

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Crystal Palace look set to make Wilfried Zaha’s loan a permanent deal. The Guardian report Manchester United may be willing to let the youngster leave Old Trafford after a dismal spell there. Wilfried Zaha is just 22-years-old and began his career with Crystal Palace back in 2002. After a number of years spent developing in the club’s youth system he …

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Cardiff City – Palace’s O’Keefe set to join Bluebirds

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January 2015 was supposed to be a special month for Cardiff City fans as controversial owner Vincent Tan reversed his decision on the club’s kit, changing it from red back to their historic blue. However results have turned with players leaving the club in vast number meaning opinions surrounding the side are largely negative. BBC Wales Sport report that Cardiff …

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Crystal Palace – Three signings targeted in January

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Crystal Palace appointed Alan Pardew as manager on 2 January 2015, giving the new boss January to bring in new signings to improve his squad. Now The Times understand Palace are targeting three players before the close of dealings at the end of the month. Pardew has won all three of his matches since taking the helm at Selhurst Park …

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Gestede – £6m too much for Premier League teams?

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Blackburn Rovers have no intention of selling one of their best players this January and have slapped a £6m valuation on Benin international Rudy Gestede. According to Sky Sports, the forward is far from happy at being priced out of the market. Rudy Gestede is 26-years-old and began his youth career with Metz in France. After graduating the academy he …

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West Brom – Pulis aims for Gestede, Samaras and Berahino out?

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New West Bromwich Albion manager Tony Pulis is aiming to bring in a couple of new players this January to improve his club’s survival prospects. According to the Daily Mirror, Blackburn striker Rudy Gestede is on his hit list, perhaps signalling the departure of Saido Berahino and Georgios Samaras from The Hawthorns. West Brom’s first target is Rudy Gestede who …

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West Ham – Ravel Morrison to be ditched to Italy

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Former Manchester United starlet Ravel Morrison is preparing for a switch to Italy as West Ham United give up on the troubled midfielder. The Daily Mirror report Serie A club Lazio are ready to step in and offer Morrison a rescue package. Ravel Morrison is just 21-years-old but is at serious risk of losing his football career if he doesn’t …

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Cardiff City return to their historic blue!! Victory for the fans!

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I am delighted to be able to report that Cardiff City Football Club have officially announced that their kit colour will change from their current red to the Bluebird’s historic blue strip. The news comes after the board announced a meeting with fans on Monday to discuss the prospect. That meeting took place last night and because of this the …

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Cardiff City – Vincent Tan orders fan’s meeting, good news?

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Cardiff City fans are set to get a New Year’s boost from their club as maverick owner Vincent Tan orders a meeting to take place with unhappy supporters. The Cardiff City website announced the event, planned for Thursday, 8 January. Cardiff City were taken over officially by Vincent Tan in May 2010. The Malaysian business man invested many millions into …

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QPR – Ravel Morrison wanted by Harry Redknapp

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Ravel Morrison is the maverick talent whose career is unfortunately collapsing around him. The talent was sent back to West Ham by loan club Cardiff City and it seems manager Sam Allardyce wants nothing to do with him. However QPR boss Harry Redknapp could be set to rescue the midfielder. 21-year-old Ravel Morrison began his professional life with Manchester United …

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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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