8:41 pm, Sat 21 Dec 2013
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers, a close friend of Cardiff manager Malky Mackay, has warned owner Vincent Tan he was making a mistake in getting rid of the Scot.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rogers
Rodgers said: "I spent some time with Malky last night....He is an outstanding manager and the dignity he has shown has been remarkable."
"This is a cut-throat business and you can lose your job very quickly but it is hard to accept someone losing their job when they have done such a good job.
"The sadness for him (Mackay) is it is nothing to do with that."
8:34 pm, Sat 21 Dec 2013
Cardiff manager Malky Mackay made it "crystal clear" he will not resign despite pressure from owner Vincent Tan to do so.
On Thursday the Bluebirds boss was given an ultimatum by Tan to resign or be sacked.
Malky Mackay applauds the Cardiff City fans after the final whistle at Anfield
Mackay told a conference: "I am someone who will absolutely not resign, I don't think there is any need for that to happen.
"I will be in work tomorrow if it is anything to do with me. One thing I can tell you is that I won't be resigning as the manager of the football club."
Find out more at ITV Wales.
11:35 am, Fri 20 Dec 2013
Cardiff City assistant manager David Kerslake faced the media in a tense press conference this morning, standing in for Malky Mackay who was due to appear.
He repeatedly refused to answer questions about Mackay's future, revealing only "Malky is in the pavilion" [at the training ground], and, when asked if Mackay will still be in charge tomorrow against Liverpool, "nobody has said anything different to me."
10:17 am, Fri 20 Dec 2013
by Nick Hartley, Sports Reporter
I was at a very tense press conference this morning at the Vale Resort.
Malky Mackay was expected to speak to the media, but, at late notice, that was changed to his assistant manger David Kerslake.
Kerslake was repeatedly asked about Mackay's position, and the uncertainty at the club, but refused to answer any of those questions, wanting to focus solely on tomorrow's game at Liverpool.
Kerslake did say Mackay is in the training centre this morning, and due to take training.
As of this morning, Mackay is still the club's manager, and preparations continue for tomorrow's game.
Read More: Vincent Tan gives ultimatum to Mackay: 'resign or be sacked'
10:00 am, Fri 20 Dec 2013
Cardiff City say Malky Mackay is still the manager of the club.
Assistant manager David Kerslake repeatedly refused to take questions about the uncertainty at the club at this morning's press conference, wanting to focus on tomorrow's game with Liverpool.
Malky Mackay's assistant David Kerslake took this morning's press conference.
Kerslake did say that Mackay would still be taking training today.
9:53 am, Fri 20 Dec 2013
The situation at Cardiff City dominates the sports pages of today's Welsh - and London - newspapers, with the message 'resign or be sacked' prominent.
Uncertainty at Cardiff City is again the focus of the sports pages.
reads 'Now Get Out' and says Mackay expects to be removed from his post on Monday, after Cardiff's game against Liverpool tomorrow. The Sun
says it will cost Cardiff owner Vincent Tan £3.5m to sack Mackay under the terms of his contract. The Telegraph
says former Cardiff manager Dave Jones is poised to return to the club as a potential director of football, if - or when - Mackay leaves. The Western Mail
describes Cardiff as a club 'in turmoil.' The Times
Mackay is due to speak at his weekly press conference in the next few minutes - we will have updates.
9:48 am, Fri 20 Dec 2013
Malaysian billionaire Vincent Tan has made a series of unpopular moves since taking control of Cardiff City in 2010.
Malky Mackay remains popular with Cardiff fans having achieved promotion to the top flight the club for the first time in 51 years.
9:45 am, Fri 20 Dec 2013
Malky Mackay is reported to have been told to resign or be sacked following a row with billionaire owner Vincent Tan over transfer policy and playing style.
More: Malaysian owner Tan has history of unpopular moves
8:22 am, Fri 20 Dec 2013
Tan and Mackay celebrating winning the Championship in April
Credit: Adam Davy/PA Wire
Cardiff manager Malky Mackay has been told to resign or face being sacked by the Welsh club's owner Vincent Tan.
According to the Press Association, Tan sent Mackay an email on Monday, outlining his grievances over his signings, style of play, results and performance as a manager.
The letter also included the ultimatum that the Scot quit or be given the boot by the controversial Malaysian businessman.
A Cardiff spokesman told PA Sport: "The club is not party to any letter sent from one person to another."