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A crucial month for Cardiff City

Cardiff City’s heroic but ultimately unsuccessful Carling Cup journey has left them with eight league games to play in March, including four games in ten days, starting with the visit of West Ham on Sunday. Some poor results in February and a couple of weeks between league games has seen the Bluebirds drift down the […]

Supporting Cardiff City and Liverpool just got complicated

Craig Bellamy won’t be the only person with a foot in both camps when Cardiff City and Liverpool meet in the Carling Cup Final at Wembley. There’ll be plenty of Liverpool fans (me included) who’ll be wearing blue but feeling as if they’ll share some of the disappointment and the joy whatever the result. So […]

Sam Allardyce defends Kevin Nolan

West Ham manager Sam Allardyce is continuing to raise the bar for managers making excuses for their players’ on-pitch behaviour.

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Championship winners and losers – August 2011

Five games into the new Championship season, here’s a look at which teams have exceeded expectations and which ones have underachieved.

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Championship Season Preview 2011-12

Trying to predict what will happen in a Championship season before it starts can make you look pretty stupid, but let’s try it anyway.

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Why Swansea will finish above Norwich and QPR

Here are five reasons why Swansea City will finish higher in the Premier League next season than the other promoted teams Norwich City and QPR.

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Those 10 pre-season Championship questions answered

Before the season began, I posed ten key Championship questions. Now the season is over, let’s take a look at the answers.

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Who will be Cardiff City’s next manager?

There are plenty of options for Cardiff when it comes to Dave Jones’s successor. Here are a few of the candidates being mentioned in the national and local press, with their positives and negatives and one or two tricky interview questions they might be asked.

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Revisiting the 10 Key Championship questions

Ten games into the Championship season, it’s time to take another look at those all-important pre-season questions we posed. By the way, did anyone foresee the rise of QPR and Jamie Mackie? No, nor me.

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Craig Bellamy’s debut was an extraordinary occasion

It was a day that a lot football fans in Cardiff will remember for a long time. A day that nobody every really thought would happen. It was the day a genuine star at the top of his game pulled on a Cardiff City shirt and suddenly filled a stadium with hope and expectation.