Arsenal Vs Cardiff City Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Arsenal Vs Cardiff City Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

On new years day, Cardiff City travel to the Emirates to take on the league leaders, Arsenal.  Arsenal will look to continue their two game winning streak and prove the three game winless stretch just a couple of weeks ago was nothing more than a blip.  Cardiff will be looking to end their first three game losing streak of the season.  After the firing of popular manager, Malky Mackay, Cardiff's controversial owner, Vincent Tan, could use a victory to help …
Cardiff City Vs Arsenal Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

Cardiff City Vs Arsenal Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

League leaders Arsenal travel to the Cardiff City stadium this weekend to take on Cardiff. The Bluebirds held Manchester United to a 2-2 draw last weekend with a last gasp equaliser. The home side will be in high spirits; but, so will the Gunners who are currently four points clear at the top of the Premier League. The Gunners beat highflying Southampton 2-0 last weekend in a tricky game at the Emirates. This was followed by a comfortable 2-0 win …
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 …
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 …