It was a pretty grim start to life as a
Tan Sri Vincent Tan won’t recognise those names. He never saw any of them play in the blue of
Indeed, there aren’t too many players he has seen play in the blue of Cardiff City . By all accounts, Mr Tan didn’t
see his first game of professional football until May 2010 and he’s only seen a
handful of games since then. Nevertheless, the Malaysian overlord has today
dictated that the club I have been devoted to since I was schoolboy should radically
alter its identity. The claim from the club’s subservient board of directors is
that the bizarre changes they are implementing are necessary in order for the
Bluebirds to reap future financial rewards from a worldwide commercial market.
And if you believe that load of nonsense, you’ll believe anything. Cardiff
As far as I’m concerned, a significant part of Cardiff City Football Club has died today. During the last thirty seven years, I’ve firmly nailed my colours to the mast and those colours have always been blue. According to the club’s owners, the future is red. I wish them well with that, and with their attempts to generate fire and passion. I just hope the supporters don’t end up getting burnt by this particular dragon.