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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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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