Archives: Cardiff City

Premier League Power Rankings After Gameweek 31

Posted on by Matt Covell
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The arrival of spring means many things to people. The days get longer, snow melts as the sun shines again after it’s wintery absence, flowers begin to bloom, and the English Premier League enters the business end of the season. … Continue reading

Why Modern Football is Not a Business

Posted on by David Yarrow
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These days, it is common to hear soccer fans saying something like “of course, soccer is just like any other business now.” It is a phrase intended to establish the speaker as a hard-nosed realist, puncturing idealistic delusions about the … Continue reading

Vincent Tan Offered Cardiff Players Illegal Bonus Before Spurs Game: Nightly Soccer Report

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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As if Cardiff City’s first and perhaps only season in the Premier League couldn’t have gotten any worse, but now the league is investigating claims that club owner Vincent Tan offered his players an illegal bonus of £3.7million to avoid … Continue reading

NBC Breaks Its Record After 1.2 Million Watch Swansea vs Cardiff On US TV

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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NBC Sports delivered its most watched Premier League broadcast to date when 1.2 million average viewers watched the South Wales derby between Swansea City and Cardiff live on the over-the-air NBC network. The 12:30-2:30pm ET broadcast on NBC edges closer … Continue reading

Worrying Signs For Cardiff City’s Chances of Avoiding Relegation

Posted on by Chris Winterburn
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Cardiff City came away from yet another home fixture last night with a solitary point following a 0-0 draw with Aston Villa. Since Ole Gunnar Solskjaer took over in early January, the form of the Welsh club has been indifferent … Continue reading

Craig Bellamy Suspended For 3 Matches After Accepting FA Charge of Violent Conduct

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Cardiff City striker Craig Bellamy has been suspended for three matches after he accepted a charge by The FA of violent conduct for his behavior in the defeat against Swansea City. After running up behind Swansea midfielder Jonathan de Guzman, … Continue reading

NBC Scores Record Overnight Rating of 2013/14 Premier League Season Thus Far

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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NBC’s live coverage of the South Wales derby between Swansea City and Cardiff City posted the network’s best overnight rating of the 2013/14 Premier League season thus far, with a 1.0 overnight rating. The 1.0 metered rating beat the previous … Continue reading

Cardiff City Announce Signing Of Molde Midfielder Mats Møller Dæhli

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Cardiff City have announced the signing of Norwegian midfielder Mats Møller Dæhli from Molde. The 18-year-old midfielder from Oslo joins fellow Norwegian footballer Magnus Wolff Eikrem, who joined Cardiff earlier this week. Eikrem made his Cardiff debut in today’s 2-0 loss against … Continue reading

Cardiff City Sign Norwegian Midfield Duo Magnus Wolff Eikrem

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Cardiff City have signed Norwegian duo Magnus Wolff Eikrem to boost the Welsh club’s chances of avoiding relegation this season. The footballer previously played under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer when he managed Manchester United’s reserve team. Magnus Wolff Eikrem is a Norwegian … Continue reading

Top 5 Worst Signings of the Summer Premier League Transfer Window

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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With the January transfer window now open, we’re taking a look back at the summer window to assess the worst buys from that transfer period for Premier League clubs. The top five are: 1. Andy Carroll (West Ham from Liverpool) … Continue reading

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Appointment By Cardiff Could Be A Disaster For His Reputation

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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We’ve spent a great deal of time the past few weeks on this site discussing the eccentric behavior of Cardiff City owner Vincent Tan. It seems Tan, having railroaded the well-respected Malky Mackay, needed to buy some credibility. He seems … Continue reading

Who Your Premier League Club Needs to Buy in the January Transfer Window

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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The 2013 January transfer window has opened and closes on January 31 in England, while the window stays open through Febuary 2 in Spain, France, Germany and Italy. With this season being one of the tightest Premier League races in … Continue reading

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Named Cardiff City Manager: Official

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been appointed as manager of Cardiff City, to replace Malky Mackay in the job in the Welsh capital. In a statement on the club’s website, the club said: “Cardiff City Football Club are delighted to announce … Continue reading

UPDATE: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Set to Be Unveiled As Cardiff City’s New Manager

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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UPDATE: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is with Cardiff City owner Vincent Tan at the Emirates Stadium, to watch Cardiff against Arsenal, and is set to become the manager of the Welsh club. Earlier today Vincent Tan’s private jet was seen departing … Continue reading

Cardiff City Keen On Paul Ince If Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Turns Down Vincent Tan: Daily Soccer Report

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Cardiff City are interested in signing Paul Ince as the manager to replace Malky Mackay if Ole Gunnar Solskjaer turns down an approach from club owner Vincent Tan, according to The Daily Mail newspaper. The newspaper reports that Cardiff City Chairman Mehmet … Continue reading

English Journalists Dissect Vincent Tan Quirks and Malky Mackay Sacking: Sky Sports’ Sunday Supplement Show [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Britain’s Sunday morning soccer discussion show, Sunday Supplement on Sky Sports, dissected the quirks of Cardiff City owner Vincent Tan as well as the sacking of Malky Mackay, and where the Scot goes from here. On the show, journalist Charlie Wyett … Continue reading

Did Cardiff Owner Vincent Tan Boo His Own Team After Draw Against Sunderland? [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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After Sunderland’s late equalizer against Cardiff in the Premier League match on Saturday, did Cardiff owner Vincent Tan boo his own team after the referee blew the final whistle in the Welsh capital? As soon as the final whistle was … Continue reading

UK-Based Supporters of Premier League Clubs Deserve More Respect From Foreign Owners

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Every time the subject of foreign ownership comes up in the Premier League, the term xenophobia comes up. As an Indian-American who has spent much time in the UK, I have used the term myself, something I now am ashamed … Continue reading