Cardiff City victory parade

Cardiff City will celebrate their Championship win with a parade through the centre of Cardiff tonight.

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Will Cardiff City secure the Championship title?

Bluebirds fans invade the pitch following Cardiff's goalless draw against Charlton on Tuesday, which saw them get promoted to the top flight Credit: Nick Potts/PA Wire

Cardiff City are already assured of promotion to the Premier League following one of the most celebrated goalless draws in their history.

This afternoon they could also secure the Championship title when they face Burnley away.

The game kicks off at 12:45 - you can follow the action here.


Bellamy: Promotion is 'best' moment of career

Craig Bellamy, who captained Cardiff City last night as they drew 0-0 with Charlton, said securing promotion to the Premier League his hometown club was his "best" achievement in football.

The Wales international and former Liverpool and Manchester City forward said, when the full-time whistle went, he dropped to his knees with exhaustion and "utter relief".

"I'm just so grateful to have played a small part at this club in such a memorable stage" [in Cardiff's history], he said.

Cardiff could cash in on success

Cardiff City’s promotion to the Premiership is fantastic news. It is the result of much hard work and dedication by the team, and is well deserved.

Swansea City’s first season in the Premiership brought an estimated £58m into Wales, creating around 420 new jobs, and it is essential that Cardiff starts making the most of this opportunity right from the off.

– Graham Morgan, director of the South Wales Chamber of Commerce


Vincent Tan 'very happy' at Cardiff promotion

Vincent Tan couldn't resist doing the Ayatollah - Cardiff fans' famous celebration. Credit: PA

Cardiff City's Malaysian owner Vincent Tan described himself as "very happy" after the club secured promotion to the Premier League.

"This is great, I am very happy", he told Sky Sports News.

"Malky [Mackay] is a fantastic manager. We have a great working relationship."

Tan controversially decided to change the colour of the club's shirts from blue to red last summer.

It was designed to make Cardiff more marketable in Asia - but red is also a lucky colour in China.

"Lucky red, you know, lucky red", Tan added.

More praise for Cardiff City

Fans are celebrating the return to football's top flight. Credit: Nick Potts/PA Wire

Cardiff Council Leader Cllr Heather Joyce is praising the Bluebirds :

"This is a fantastic achievement by the club and I am so delighted that Cardiff City has realised its ambition and made it into the Premier League."

"I would like to pay tribute to everyone at the club - the team, the manager, the staff and the fans - for all contributing to this wonderful achievement, this truly is a historic and exciting day."

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