Cardiff City Rumors & News

  • Premier League players 'underperform because of worries over poker losses on team bus'

    The Telegraph "Premier League players are underperforming on the pitch because of worries arising from poker games on the team coach or at hotels before matches, according to new research. Top footballers are also using online betting sites to conceal their gambling from their partners, the British..." April 07

  • Everton keeping tabs on Cardiff’s £10m-rated keeper David Marshall as Tim Howard nears exit

    Daily Mirror "Everton are keeping tabs on Cardiff City’s £10million-rated goalkeeper David Marshall. Long-time Everton number one Tim Howard has been targeted by MLS side Colorado Rapids for a summer move. Everton have been long-time admirers of former Norwich City and Celtic keeper Marshall." February 27

  • Premier League clubs have a duty to look after supporters

    Daily Mail "If you hit the jackpot on the lottery this week, what is the first thing you would do? I’d say you would go straight to your mum and dad and make sure they were looked after. They are the constants in your life, the ones providing support when it is most needed. Could you imagine reaching a..." February 09

  • Premier League lion to be removed from logo in imminent rebrand

    The Telegraph "The Premier League is set to drop its longstanding lion-based logo this summer, with a rebrand imminent ahead of the league's first season without a title sponsor since 1993. The crowned lion has been a prominent feature of the Premier League product since its inception in the 1992-93 season,..." January 14

  • Sven-Goran Eriksson wants to bring Cardiff striker Kenwyne Jones to Shanghai SIPG

    Daily Mail "Cardiff striker Kenwyne Jones is a target for Sven-Goran Eriksson at Shanghai SIPG. Initial overtures have been made to the former Stoke striker and a deal is expected to gather pace in the next few days. Eriksson wants to take Jones on an initial loan with a view to a permanent..." January 04

  • Coefficients explained: How Premier League may lose Champions League spot

    Sky Sports "A repeat of last season's performances in Europe from English and Italian clubs would see the Premier League lose its fourth Champions League spot to Serie A for the 2017/18 season. The Premier League's poor show in Europe last season, where no club reached the quarter-final of the Champions..." September 28

  • Premier League breaks spending record with £870 million - Deloitte

    ESPN FC "The Premier League has broken its spending record for the summer transfer window, going from £835 million last year to £870m, according to financial analysts Deloitte. Manchester City led the way and set a new record for a single club with spending of around £160m on three of the top five deals..." September 02

  • NBC retains U.S. Premier League TV rights for six more seasons

    Sporting News "American soccer fans can get comfortable turning to NBC's networks for Premier League coverage. NBC Sports Group has reached a six-year extension of its rights to broadcast Premier League games in the U.S., the network announced Monday. The network is in the third and final season of its..." August 10

  • Barclays will not renew £40m-a-year Premier League sponsorship when current deal expires

    Daily Mail "Premier League sponsors Barclays will not renew their £40million-a-year deal when the current agreement expires at the end of the 2015-16 season. The bank agreed a £120m three-year deal in 2012 for the present rights - an increase of almost 50 per cent on their previous £82m contract. But..." March 30

  • Premier League clubs to share £1billion of TV money with lower leagues

    Daily Mirror "The Premier League has agreed to filter £1billion of its new bumper domestic TV deal outside the top flight from next year. The 20 top-flight clubs have pledged to share 20 per cent of the mammoth £5.1billion domestic rights package announced last month. The money will be filtered down to..." March 27

  • Premier League to expand global reach, may add fixtures in America

    Pro Soccer Talk "The Premier League and its clubs have continued to examine the possibility of adding matches overseas in the United States. The aim to hold a 39th round of contests at different places across the globe was denied six years ago by FIFA and other domestic officials, but an interest in completing..." October 08

  • Cardiff earned DOUBLE the amount Bayern Munich received in domestic TV rights last year

    Daily Mail "Incredibly, last year the Barclays Premier League's bottom side Cardiff earned twice as much in domestic TV rights than Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich. Comparing the money paid to each club in Europe's top five leagues demonstrates how the Premier League is eclipsing its rivals as a global..." September 26

  • Ole Gunnar Solskjaer leaves his post as Cardiff City manager

    The Guardian "Cardiff City are giving serious consideration to more than half a dozen candidates in their pursuit of a replacement for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, after the Norwegian stood down from his position citing a “difference in philosophy on how to manage the club”. Solskjaer was referring to Vincent Tan, the..." September 19

  • Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s future as Cardiff manager in doubt after Boro defeat

    The Guardian "Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s future as Cardiff manager is in doubt after the Norwegian held talks with the club’s hierarchy in London on Wednesday. The former Manchester United striker left Molde in January to succeed Malky Mackay and was appointed on a 12-month rolling contract by the club’s..." September 17

  • Ravel Morrison wanted by Cardiff City even though he is facing assault charges

    The Telegraph "Cardiff are willing to double Ravel Morrison’s West Ham wages to take him to Wales – despite the midfielder still having a court case hanging over his head. Morrison will appear at Manchester Crown Court on August 28 after being charged with two counts of common assault, against his..." August 11

  • Southampton face ANOTHER transfer raid as Jose Fonte is eyed by Cardiff to replace Caulker

    Daily Mirror "Ronald Koeman is facing a fight to stop Jose Fonte joining the St Mary’s exodus after rejecting a second bid from Cardiff for the defender. The Bluebirds are looking to replace Steven Caulker, after selling their skipper to QPR this week. They have had offers of £3m and £3.25m for the..." July 26

  • QPR have signed defender Steven Caulker from Cardiff City on a four-year deal for a fee of £8.5million.

    Sky Sports "Queens Park Rangers have signed Cardiff City defender Steven Caulker on a four-year deal for a fee of £8.5million. The England international has signed after passing a medical and is expected to fly out to Germany to join up with the rest of the QPR squad for the club's pre-season tour. The..." July 22

  • Transfer news: QPR confident of beating Southampton to signature of Cardiff's Steven Caulker

    Sky Sports "Harry Redknapp’s side have already recruited Rio Ferdinand on a one-year deal following the expiry of the centre-back’s contract with Manchester United and are hoping to pair him up with Caulker at the back. The R's will depart on a pre-season tour to Germany on Monday but they remain keen to..." July 21

  • Wilfried Zaha asks Crystal Palace to buy him back from Manchester United

    The Express "The former England Under-21 winger has asked Palace to buy him back – 18 months after Sir Alex Ferguson paid £20million for him. Zaha failed to impress then boss David Moyes at Old Trafford last season and was loaned to Cardiff. Palace may try for a loan but United want a permanent deal –..." July 12

  • Premier League revenues top £2.5 billion

    Fox Sports "Commercial revenue increased by 21% at Premier League clubs in the 2012/13 season and topped £2.5 billion for the first time, according to the Annual Review of Football Finance by Deloitte. However, over 75% of the revenue increase was spent on wages, which rose by £125m (8%) to £1.8billion and..." June 05

  • Cardiff set to snap up former Manchester United striker Federico Macheda

    Daily Mail "Cardiff City are expected to sign free agent Federico Macheda this week. The 22-year-old is a free agent after being released by Manchester United and the recently relegated welsh club want him to boost their bid for immediate promotion. Nottingham Forest have made an offer for Excelsior..." May 26

  • Liverpool set to raid Cardiff City and Swansea City in swoop for Caulker and Vorm

    South Wales Echo "Brendan Rodgers is keen on bolstering his Reds squad after guiding the Anfield club back into the Champions League and is looking at two of his former players. Liverpool are poised to step-up their pursuit of Swansea City goalkeeper Michel Vorm – and are weighing up whether to move for Cardiff..." May 22

  • Fraizer Campbell close to Cardiff City exit door - with former club Hull City set to pounce

    Daily Mirror "Fraizer Campbell is ready to quit relegated Cardiff City - after news of an escape clause was flashed to interested clubs. The former England cap would jump at a chance to stay in the Premier League and he could be available for as little as £800,000. Campbell has Manchester United and Spurs..." May 12

  • Liverpool set to land Steven Caulker in coming months after missing out last summer

    Daily Mirror "Liverpool are ready to capitalise on Cardiff's relegation to finally land Steven Caulker. Reds boss Brendan Rodgers wanted Caulker last summer but Spurs refused to sell to their rivals. They instead flogged former England U21 and Great Britain stopper Caulker to Cardiff for a smaller..." May 09

  • Besiktas set to raid Cardiff for star midfielder

    talkSport "Besiktas are set to raid newly relegated Cardiff City for Chile international Gary Medel, according to sources in Turkey. The 26-year-old is not expected to stay at the south Wales club following the end of their stay in the top flight and Besiktas are keen to secure his services. " May 08

  • Tottenham plot double transfer swoop for Cardiff's David Marshall and Steven Caulker

    Daily Mirror "Tottenham are planning a double swoop for Cardiff's David Marshall and Steven Caulker. With Cardiff's relegation confirmed by defeat at Newcastle, the Bluebirds are resigned to losing several of their top stars this summer. England defender Caulker, who like midfielder Gary Medel has a..." May 07

  • Fulham, Cardiff City relegated following losses

    The Score "Fulham and Cardiff City will not be playing in the Premier League next season. A trio of results on Saturday consigned the two clubs to relegation with just one week remaining on their respective schedules. Fulham, who made a valiant effort to avoid the drop since the appointment of Felix..." May 04

  • Tottenham consider re-signing Steven Caulker a year after Cardiff move

    The Guardian "Tottenham Hotspur are exploring the possibility of re-signing Steven Caulker in the summer – only 12 months after selling him to Cardiff City for £9m. Spurs have doubts over the future of two of their existing centre-halves, with Jan Vertonghen having attracted the interest of Barcelona and..." March 27

  • Craig Bellamy may quit at end of season if Cardiff City avoid relegation

    The Telegraph "Craig Bellamy is planning to execute a great escape at Cardiff City before possibly bringing down the curtain on a spectacular and often controversial playing career. The 34-year-old Welshman is poised to return to Cardiff’s starting line up at Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday having been banned..." March 01

  • Craig Bellamy may quit at end of season if Cardiff City avoid relegation

    The Telegraph "Craig Bellamy is planning to execute a great escape at Cardiff City before possibly bringing down the curtain on a spectacular and often controversial playing career. The 34-year-old Welshman is poised to return to Cardiff’s starting line up at Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday having been banned for..." February 28

  • Liverpool interested in signing Cardiff captain Steven Caulker

    The Telegraph "Brendan Rodgers is interested in Cardiff captain Steven Caulker as he considers how to tighten up Liverpool’s defence in the summer. Liverpool manager Rodgers worked with Caulker for a season at Swansea after signing the central defender on loan for the Welsh club from Tottenham. Caulker..." February 27

  • Bellamy to miss three games after accepting FA charge... despite Yaya being let off!

    Daily Mail "Cardiff forward Craig Bellamy has been suspended for three games after accepting a Football Association violent conduct charge, the FA has announced. The Cardiff forward clashed with De Guzman in the second half of his side’s 3-0 defeat and the FA confirmed on Sunday they were aware of the..." February 11

  • Yaya Toure NOT punished by panel of former referees following incident as Craig Bellamy IS charged

    Daily Mirror "Yaya Toure has escaped retrospective punishment by a three-man panel of former referees following an off-the-ball incident with Norwich's Ricky van Wolfswinkel at Carrow Road over the weekend. The Manchester City midfielder appeared to kick out at the Canaries striker and was expected to handed..." February 10

  • Cardiff sign pre-contract with prolific Guerra ahead of summer move from Valladolid

    Daily Mail "Cardiff City have signed a pre-contract agreement with Real Valladolid striker Javi Guerra. Sportsmail first revealed Cardiff’s interest in the 31-year-old on deadline day, but they failed to get a deal completed in time. However, the prolific Spaniard will join up with Ole Gunnar..." February 06

  • Cardiff's tangled Cala transfer will see Getafe get £1m for defender who never played for them

    Daily Mirror "Cardiff will have to pay Getafe £1million after snapping up Spanish defender Cala - even though he's never kicked a ball for the La Liga side. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer made the 24-year-old, whose full name is Juan Torres Ruiz, his seventh signing as the Bluebirds' new boss on Saturday. Cala was..." February 04

  • Wilfried Zaha joins Cardiff on loan from Manchester United

    The Guardian "Wilfried Zaha has joined Cardiff on loan from Manchester United until the end of the season, the Bluebirds manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has announced. Solskjaer had already boosted his squad with the addition of Fábio da Silva, Kenwyne Jones, Magnus Wolff Eikrem, Mats Moller Daehli and Jo Inge..." January 31

  • The Italian job! Cardiff boss Solskjaer joins the race for Cagliari centre-back Astori

    Daily Mail "Cardiff City have made an enquiry for Cagliari defender Davide Astori. Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has turned to the Italy centre-back, who is also being tracked by Southampton, after being rebuffed in a bid to sign Lazio's Michael Ciani on Thursday. Astori began his career at AC Milan and..." January 31

  • Cardiff flop Andreas Cornelius set to return to FC Copenhagen

    Daily Star "The Bluebirds are in talks with the Danish club over returning the 20-year-old flop at a cut-price, just seven months since ex-boss Malky Makay paid a club record £8.5m. Since then the £45,000-a-week striker has not started a single Premier League game. His 11 appearances have cost Cardiff..." January 30

  • Liverpool and Cardiff join Ince chase

    talkSport "Liverpool and Cardiff have entered the race to sign Blackpool winger Tom Ince. The Seasiders have given Ince, who is out of contract at the end of the season, permission to discuss a loan move to a Premier League side and he has already held talks with Swansea City and Crystal Palace. Now..." January 29

  • Cardiff close in on loan deal to rescue Zaha from Old Trafford misery

    Daily Mail "Cardiff City have a renewed hope that they can complete a loan move for Manchester United outcast Wilfried Zaha this week. Sources close to the deal have told Sportsmail that a move might even be done as soon as Thursday, with David Moyes fast losing patience with the winger. The United..." January 22

  • Solskjaer in pole position for Zaha as Cardiff boss eyes two United graduates

    Daily Mail "Cardiff manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has moved to make Magnus Wolff Eikrem and Mats Moller Daehli his first signings. Both players were in Cardiff on Sunday night ahead of medicals with midfielder Eikrem, 23, arriving from Heerenveen for £2million and Daehil, 18, from former club Molde...." January 06

  • Premier League: Cardiff confirm Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as new manager

    Sky Sports "Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been confirmed as the new manager of Cardiff City on a rolling contract. The former Manchester United striker spent Thursday morning at the Premier League club's training ground after holding further talks with chairman Mehmet Dalman over replacing Malky Mackay, who was..." January 02

  • Cardiff City's Malky Mackay clings on but sacking looks a formality

    The Guardian "Malky Mackay is planning to take charge of Cardiff City's Premier League match at Liverpool on Saturday, when he will be a dead man walking. Adamant that he will not quit, the Cardiff manager is resigned to the fact that he will be out of a job by the end of the weekend. It is possible that he..." December 21

  • He won't get a 'single penny'! Mackay on brink of exit after Cardiff chief attacks manager over new signings

    Daily Mail "Malky Mackay's relationship with Cardiff City owner Vincent Tan fell to a new low on Monday night as the Malaysian billionaire launched a public attack on his manager. In an extraordinary statement that makes it seem likely that the Scot will be the next Barclays Premier League manager to leave..." December 17

  • Cardiff boss Malky Mackay targeting three new signings in the January transfer window

    Daily Mirror "Cardiff City boss Malky Mackay wants three new players in January . The Scot wants to strengthen the spine of his Cardiff side as they look to avoid relegation. Mackay said: “It would be great if we can bring in three quality additions. “I would look to strengthen all three departments..." December 16

  • Crystal Palace eye Mark Hudson transfer from Cardiff to boost relegation battle

    Daily Mirror "Tony Pulis wants Cardiff club captain and centre-half Mark Hudson to bolster Crystal Palace's fight against relegation. Hudson, who spent four years at Palace from 2004-08, signed a new deal at the Welsh club in the summer after their promotion to the top flight. But the 31-year-old has..." November 27

  • Manchester United wanted Craig Bellamy before he joined Cardiff

    The Express "Bellamy, who will spearhead City's charge against the Premier League champions on Sunday, admitted he wanted to link up with compatriot Ryan Giggs at Old Trafford. The 34-year-old claimed his advisors met United officials and that Sir Alex Ferguson was keen to pip Cardiff to his..." November 23

  • Swansea hope to pip Cardiff to Thomas Ince signing in cut-price January move

    Daily Mirror "Swansea aim to beat south Wales rivals Cardiff to the signing of Tom Ince in January. The £8million-rated Blackpool winger is already an England Under-21 star and faced San Marino in Shrewsbury last night. Ince snubbed a switch to Premier League newboys Cardiff last summer, but Welsh..." November 20

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