Russell Slade close to Cardiff City appointment

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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Gareth ThomasRussell Slade close to Cardiff City appointment

Ill health causes Watford to change Head Coach

Watford have been left in turmoil somewhat as Head Coach Oscar Garcia has been forced to step down after just 27 days in the job. The club confirmed that Billy McKinlay would be the new man at the helm as Garca’s health means he is unable to continue. Watford appointed the Spaniard and former Barcelona midfielder Oscar Garcia on 2 September to …

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Gareth ThomasIll health causes Watford to change Head Coach

Norwich City – “A commanding position”

Norwich City’s surprise exit from the Capital One Cup may have shaken a few Canary fans this week. However, one must remember the importance of the league. Yes, it would be nice to taste success in the cup competitions, but it isn’t at the forefront of the Neil Adams’ tick list. A somewhat reshuffled Norwich City side collapsed against a stubborn Shrewsbury Town …

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Oliver BainesNorwich City – “A commanding position”

Is Russell Slade the right man for Cardiff City?

  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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Gareth ThomasIs Russell Slade the right man for Cardiff City?

Glenn Roeder set for Cardiff City role?

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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Gareth ThomasGlenn Roeder set for Cardiff City role?

Cardiff City sign Ravel Morrison on loan

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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Gareth ThomasCardiff City sign Ravel Morrison on loan

Bellamy not interested in the Cardiff City job

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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Oliver BainesBellamy not interested in the Cardiff City job

Former Fulham star linked with vacant managerial position

Former Fulham centre midfielder, Danny Murphy has insisted that he would be interested in taking over the helm at Fulham to succeed the departed Felix Magath. Magath was relieved of his duties last night after only taking over in February. The German could not stop the London club from relegation from the Premier League and have since found themselves at …

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Oliver BainesFormer Fulham star linked with vacant managerial position

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer resigns from Cardiff City role

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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Gareth ThomasOle Gunnar Solskjaer resigns from Cardiff City role

Cardiff City’s Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in crisis talks

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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Gareth ThomasCardiff City’s Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in crisis talks

Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink – “I would talk to Leeds United”

Former Leeds United striker, Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink has declared his interest in the vacant managerial position at Elland Road. Speaking to Sky Sports, the former Dutch striker said, “Leeds United is a wonderful big club where I had two great years. If they want to talk to me, of course I would talk.” “I’ve got experience, I know I could take the …

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Oliver BainesJimmy Floyd Hasselbaink – “I would talk to Leeds United”

Kenny Jacket wins Championship Manager of the month for Wolves

Wolves manager, Kenny Jacket has won “Manager of the Month” after his sides impressive start to the Championship season last month. Impressively, Wolves who were promoted from League One last season defeated all three of the relegated Premier League sides 1-0 as part of their first 6 games in August. Jackett’s Wolves picked up where they left off in May, …

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Oliver BainesKenny Jacket wins Championship Manager of the month for Wolves

Cardiff City sign highly rated Gabon defender

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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Gareth ThomasCardiff City sign highly rated Gabon defender

Fulham hunt three new bodies before 11pm deadline

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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Gareth ThomasFulham hunt three new bodies before 11pm deadline

Leeds United sack David Hockaday

Leeds United last night announced the sacking of manager David Hockaday after only six-months in charge of the club reported BBC Sport.. Hockaday was a surprise appointment to take over the helm at a Leeds United, a club immersed in history and prestige despite being in the Championship. The vigilant  Massimo Cellino had decided enough was enough after Leeds were …

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Oliver BainesLeeds United sack David Hockaday

Premier League duo join Norwich City

Former Premier League duo Carlos Cuellar and Cameron Jerome have both completed switches to Championship side, Norwich City. Cuellar left Sunderland in June after being released by the Black Cats in the summer. The Spaniard made 33 appearances for Sunderland but has now found pastures new at Norwich City with his first stint in the Championship. The defender penned a one-year-deal …

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Oliver BainesPremier League duo join Norwich City

Jordon Ibe set to join Championship side on loan from Liverpool

Liverpool starlet Jordon Ibe is set to join Championship side Bolton Wanderers on loan according to latest reports. The winger was on the periphery and looked destined to break into the first team this season after impressing during pre-season with the Reds. However, it appears that will have to wait as Ibe is now set to move to Bolton for …

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Oliver BainesJordon Ibe set to join Championship side on loan from Liverpool

BREAKING NEWS – Leroy Fer having medical at QPR

*BREAKING NEWS* – Norwich City midfielder, Leroy Fer is undergoing a medical at QPR! @LeroyFer10 @QPRFC #fer #QPR #ncfc #faithandfootball — Faith & Football (@Faith_Footy) August 19, 2014 Sky Sources: Leroy Fer undergoing medical at QPR #ssnhq — Sky Sports News HQ (@SkySportsNewsHQ) August 19, 2014 RUMOUR MILL: Norwich City midfielder Leroy Fer undergoing QPR medical on a £7m move: …

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Oliver BainesBREAKING NEWS – Leroy Fer having medical at QPR

Five Championship games to get excited about this weekend

Domestic football returns this weekend with the kick off of the football league! At Brandish.tv we love football and so it’s time to take a look at one of my personal favourite leagues, the Sky Bet Championship. Here is five matches to get excited about for this first weekend of action:   BLACKBURN ROVERS V CARDIFF CITY – Friday 8 …

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Gareth ThomasFive Championship games to get excited about this weekend
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5 Championship players set to storm the Premier League

This season the Premier League will be joined by Leicester City, Burnley and Queen’s Park Rangers who were all promoted from the Championship. Every season some of those players who have proved themselves in the second tier make the step up to the top flight and terrorise the bigger teams. As an avid fan of the Championship, i’ve decided to …

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Gareth Thomas5 Championship players set to storm the Premier League