Bournemouth midfielder Harry Arter who is currently on loan at Cardiff City has appeared as potential target for Watford following his heroics for the Bluebirds so far this season.
However, according to reports, the Irish midfielder will continue to represent Cardiff for the rest of his loan spell amid interest from Premier League outfit Watford.
Championship side Aston Villa are also rumored to be in the race to capture Arter’s signature.
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English Premier League side Wolverhampton Wanderers travel to Cardiff City on Friday night in the Premier League and are in urgent need of a reaction.
NunoEspirito Santo’s side turned in their most terrible display of the season so far in a 2-0 home annihilation againstHuddersfield Townover the weekend and everyone’s eyes will be set to see how they bounce back.
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A train stop in the Premier League after pipping more than 18 teams in the Championship to gain that train-ride, deserves plenty of accolades and soaring cheers.
But two draws and six losses in your new league debut, will definitely cause eyes to roll, and spark a defiant impatience among fans.
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Ahead of their visit to Brentford tomorrow night Cardiff City are just three points behind league leaders Wolves. They are already racing against time in a bid to get the promotion spot despite the huge odds against at the beginning of the season. Manager Neil Warnock has been responsible for the promotion drive of seven teams already and there are signs that he would pull off another with Cardiff.
Cardiff were 25/1 on Sky Bet pre season odds with the bookies favouring relegated Premier League side Sunderland and Norwich, Sheffield Wednesday, Reading and even Hull. All the aforementioned sides are now struggling in the league and are in the second half of the log. Cardiff are stable in the second spot, being four points ahead of third-placed Aston Villa.
Warnock is the joint record holder in English football regarding number of teams he has helped get promoted. He holds the record alongside Dave Bassett, Graham Taylor and Jim Smith. With his work on Cardiff, he stands to the chance of resetting that record. The manager did it through the old fashioned way with established values and a capable team.
Warnock links the success on the pitch to managing his dressing room. He ensures the players bond, care and remain committed to each other and it translates on the pitch. He led Scarborough into the professional Football League for the first time back in 1986/87. After the re-election system was abolished, he led the team to win the title and get promoted from the Football Conference to the Fourth Division.
Three years later, Warnock helped Notts County from the Third Division to the playoffs. The following year he took them from the Second Division to the top flight. In 1994/95, Warnock, who was now with Huddersfield, helped the team from the Second Division to the playoffs. The following year, it was with Plymouth from the Third Division to the playoffs.
In 2005/06, he helped Sheffield United to the top flight after a second place finish in the English Championship. In 2010/11 it was Queen Park Rangers turn as they finished winners in the Championship and made it to the Premier League. Maybe it’s Cardiff turn.
Cardiff boss Neil Warnock praised the fighting spirit of his side after the 1-1 draw at Fulham kept them top of the table.
Substitutes Liam Feeney and Danny Ward combined for the latter to head home an 83rd minute equaliser which cancelled out Ryan Sessegnon’s earlier effort for the Cottagers.
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Cardiff City were involved in a number of deadline deals, according to reports.
The club got Derby man Craig Bryson on a season long loan deal while Liam Feeney joined from Blackburn Rovers until January.
The 30-year old Bryson joined Derby from Kilmarnock back in 2011 and has racked up 244 appearances. This term he has only featured in four Championship matches from the bench while starting one EFL Cup game. At Cardiff City, he might get more chances hence the switch.
Feeney, 30 years as well, joined Blackburn last season after playing for Bournemouth and Millwall. He switched to get game time until January before he returns to Rovers.
As players join Cardiff, Stuart O’Keefe and Matty Kennedy have exited on loan to Portsmouth. The 26-year old O’Keefe and 22-year old Kennedy would feature for Kenny Jackett’s team for the rest of the season. Jackett also got on loan Damien McCrory, 27, from Burton, and Oliver Hawkins, 25, from Dagenham.
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Danny Ward discloses that Neil Warnock was the reason why he preferred Cardiff over Ipswich.
As per Ward, his experience of playing under Warnock was fantastic when he was given the charge of Rotherham on an interim basis in 2016. The 69-year old had done some wonderful work coming in at a difficult time and had managed to avoid Rotherham’s relegation from the second tier which was looking certain at one point of time. And not only him, but, his associates as well, they were mighty impressive as a coaching staff.
Also when he talked to some of the players in the Cardiff City squad whom he knows personally and is close to, they all gave him positive feedback about Warnock and none of them told him anything which would have created any sort of doubt in his mind.
Ward admits that Cardiff is situated far away from where he belongs to, but, he insists that it’s not that he doesn’t have any connections over there. He has got a few mates in that City and a few mates even in the Bluebirds’ squad and secondly, it’s the chance of working with the coach he rates so highly which really helped him come to his decision.
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Cardiff City manager Neil Warnock has said that reaching the Championship play-offs next term would be a big reach with their current budget.
They are currently 17 points off the playoff spot this year as they are 12th
on the log.
The Bluebirds struggled when the season went underway but under Warnock’s leadership, they have steadily risen through the log. They played a goalless draw with Wigan Athletic recently but they have been consistent overall.
“We need a few more goals, we need a few more options off the bench. It’s going to be a massive achievement for everybody at the club if we can get up there near the playoffs next season with the budget we’ve got and the amount we’re going to spend,” he coach told the BBC.
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Cardiff City manager Neil Warnock has stated that he is not scared of being sacked by the club as he is sure of getting another job.
He believes that there is a shortage of good managers in the game at the moment and that will give him a lot of opportunities.
Warnock said that he has plenty of experience in the Championship and this should allow him to coach any other club. For this reason, he is not afraid of losing his job if ever the Cardiff City board decided to sack him.
Cardiff City is currently 13th in the Championship and are currently on a good run of form. Many pundits were tipping Cardiff City to make a serious push for promotion this season, but they were let down by a poor start to the season.
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Cardiff City defender Sol Bamba has been charged by the Football Association for his actions in the draw at Ipswich.
Bamba received a red card for his actions and he is poised to serve a two-game ban. However, the player could serve more match ban with the charge.
Jonathan Douglas roughly tackled Bamba, 31, during the game. The African reacted angrily, confronting the referee, fourth official and his manager Neil Warnock. Cardiff will ask for a personal hearing in light of the charge, Warnock claimed.
“We’re going to ask for a personal hearing. I think that’ll be done today,” Warnock said.
The club has until Friday evening to respond to the charge. Warnock admits that Samba behaved rashly but added that the club would contest some areas with the FA.
“We spoke to Sol yesterday and [Thursday] we looked at all the videos that the league have sent us and whilst we agree his conduct wasn’t right, we do have certain discrepancies in the report we find so we will be looking at a personal hearing for that,” the manager said.
Warnock added that the club would deal with the player internally later but was focused on dealing with the situation at hand. Warnock blamed the referee James Adcock for playing the advantage after Bamba was fouled.
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