The Contrasting Signings of Bony and van Wolfswinkel

The Contrasting Signings of Bony and van Wolfswinkel

After both surviving for a second consecutive season in the Premier League last season, Swansea and Norwich looked abroad to strengthen their strike force  and further their ambitions. The Welsh side signed Wilfred Bony from Vitesse Arnhem for £12million, while their Norfolk counterparts also broke their club record fee with the capture of Ricky Van Wolfswinkel for £8.5 million. Both players were well-known to football fans with a knowledge away from British shores and were seen as good signings for …
Are Norwich Now Favourites For Relegation?

Are Norwich Now Favourites For Relegation?

The relegation battle is almost certainly going to be more exciting than the title fight. Liverpool are clear favourites to win the league, while the relegation fight is wide open with no one side looking certainties for the drop. The bottom three hasn't changed much in recent weeks, but all three have found crucial victories which have moved them up the table. Norwich have been dragged right into the mix and many now expect them to get relegated in the …
Cardiff City vs Stoke City Preview | Team News, Facts and Key Players

Cardiff City vs Stoke City Preview | Team News, Facts and Key Players

Cardiff entertain Stoke at home on the weekend looking to make it back-to-back wins for the first time this season. After cutting the gap to safety to only three points last week, a win here would make the bottom half of the table even tighter, with a cluster of teams still in the thick of a relegation dog fight. The away side sit in the top half of the table after a run of good results and will hope to …
Cardiff City 3 Liverpool 6 | Post-Match Stats & Tactical Analysis

Cardiff City 3 Liverpool 6 | Post-Match Stats & Tactical Analysis

Liverpool turned the screw on their title rivals with a crucial three points against relegation-scrapping Cardiff City. It was a topsy-turvy encounter with some early scares for the Reds, and going behind twice eventually turned it into an out-scoring contest which Liverpool felt confident they could win. Cardiff shaped up with 3 at the back, and two wing backs in Declan John and Fabio Da Silva, with a view to sitting back and remaining compact. With a midfield 1-2 of …
Liverpool are the fans favourite

Liverpool are the fans favourite

England and Liverpool right back Glen Johnson believes the Anfield club are the neutrals favourite to win this seasons Barclays Premier League. Liverpool are the league's entertainers and have racked up an impressive 82 goals so far in the league following another impressive performance in the 6-3 away win at Cardiff City. This approach is what Johnson believes makes his team the neutrals favourites. "Just to spice things up the neutrals would want to see us win it," Johnson said. …
No title talk at Liverpool

No title talk at Liverpool

Liverpool Football Club manager Brendan Rodgers has told the media that there has been no title talk at Anfield at all. Speaking ahead of his teams weekend match away at Cardiff City, Liverpool boss Rogers has said "The focus is purely on Cardiff City. We had a wonderful result and performance at Old Trafford, like you say, but there hasn't been any talk of any title. "The run-in for us is the next game, we've got tough games all the …
Cardiff City vs Fulham Preview | Team News, Key Players & Stats

Cardiff City vs Fulham Preview | Team News, Key Players & Stats

Cardiff and Fulham meet on Saturday in a huge bottom of the table clash, which could leave one of the sides staring down the barrel, at the inevitably of relegation. With the three sides above them having games in hand, these two teams who sit 19th and 20th in the league will be desperate for a rare three points, which will do nothing but help their cause to stay in England’s top division. Cardiff have won only one of their last 12 …
Tottenham Hotspur v Cardiff City Preview | Key Men, Stats, Team News

Tottenham Hotspur v Cardiff City Preview | Key Men, Stats, Team News

Sunday 2nd March 2014 see's relegation threatened Cardiff City visit Champions League chasing  Tottenham Hotspur. The White Hart Lane faithful will be expecting more goals after seeing their side score 3 in rapid succession in their 3-1 victory over Dnipro in The Europa League on Thursday evening. Cardiff on the other hand would do anything for a clean sheet having shipped 4 goals to Hull last time around. Tottenham's home form has been patchy with only 6 home victories coming so far …
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