Cardiff owner's history of controversial decisions

Tan and Mackay celebrating winning the Championship in April Credit: Adam Davy/PA Wire

Cardiff announced Malky Mackay's job was safe a week ago after fans voiced their anger at the report that he had been told to resign or be sacked by the Welsh club's owner Vincent Tan.

Read a history of Tan's controversial decisions

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Malky Mackay sacked by Cardiff

Cardiff City have sacked Malky Mackay as manager. His exit had been widely predicted after owner Vincent Tan last week sent him an email demanding he resign or be sacked. Tan has attacked Mackay for airing the club's "dirty linen" in public.