Best of Promoted Clubs: Jedinak, Brady & Whittingham | Stats

Best of Promoted Clubs: Jedinak, Brady & Whittingham | Stats

Promotion to the Premier League is the goal of any club slugging it out in the subterranean chambers of English football.  The cold truth of the matter however, is that reaching the top flight is the easy part – maintaining your status amongst the heavy hitters is the real challenge. Some clubs try to stave off the executioner with expensive summer investment, others by sticking with the crew that achieved promotion success in the first place. In the current fledgling …
Cardiff City Vs Newcastle United Preview | Interesting Stats & Key men

Cardiff City Vs Newcastle United Preview | Interesting Stats & Key men

This match may not look too exciting on paper but it's a fixture that both club's will want to take points from, especially Newcastle who are on a run of back-to-back league defeats. Meanwhile, the hosts have managed to take 4 points from their first 3 league matches against teams who are expecting to challenge in the upper echelons of the table (Manchester City, Everton and Tottenham). The North East side can overtake the club from the Welsh capital with …
Strengths and Weaknesses of Mackay's Cardiff City | Tactical Analysis

Strengths and Weaknesses of Mackay's Cardiff City | Tactical Analysis

On paper, Cardiff’s game plan against Fulham should have played into Fulham’s strengths: the towering duo of Brede Hangeland and Fernando Amorebieta. Cardiff City’s strengths can be categorised into four different elements of play: Set Plays Positional play when playing out from the back (in their own half) The defensive organisation of their medium and low blocks Wide play as an entry route into the opposition’s box It is by no coincidence that each of Cardiff’s strengths are that of …
Cardiff City 0 Tottenham Hotspur 1 | Tactical Analysis

Cardiff City 0 Tottenham Hotspur 1 | Tactical Analysis

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