Cardiff triumph over Man City

Cardiff City have secured a magnificent 3 - 2 win over former champions and last season's runners-up Manchester City in their first home Premier League game of the season.

Malky Mackay 'delighted' with Bluebirds victory

Cardiff boss Malky Mackay says he's delighted after his side's first home game in the Premier League ended in a 3-2 victory over former champions Manchester City.

They were fantastic to a man, disciplined, did their job and deservedly won the game.

We were playing against top, top players. I've spoken to the boys about how proud they should be because they deserve to be here and they deserve to be out there playing against these top players.

– Malky Mackay, Cardiff City Manager

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In pictures: Cardiff City v Man City goals

Manchester City's Edin Dzeko (centre) celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game with teammates Credit: Nick Potts/PA Wire/Press Association Images
Aron Gunnarsson celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game with teammates Credit: David Davies/EMPICS Sport
Fraizer Campbell scores Cardiff City's second goal of the match Credit: David Davies/EMPICS Sport
Fraizer Campbell celebrates scoring his side's third goal - and his second goal - of the game Credit: David Davies/EMPICS Sport
Cardiff City fans celebrate winning the match in the stands Credit: Nick Potts/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Cardiff secures magnificent 3 - 2 win over Man City

Cardiff City's Aron Gunnarsson (middle) celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game with teammates Credit: David Davies/EMPICS Sport

Cardiff City have secured a magnificent victory over former champions and last season's runners-up Manchester City in their first home Premier League game of the season.

Goals by Aron Gunnarsson and Fraizer Campbell resulted in a 3 - 2 win for Malky Mackay's side, who were widely considered to be the underdogs in today's clash.

The victory, which sees the Bluebirds earn their first three points of the Premier League campaign, is particularly notable after they suffered a 2-0 defeat against West Ham in their first game of the league season.

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Cardiff City fans call for kit to be returned to blue

Cardiff City supporters walked through the streets chanting 'We're supposed to play in blue!'

Hundreds of Cardiff City fans have been walking through the Welsh capital this afternoon calling for their strip to be returned to blue.

They chanted "We're supposed to play in blue!" ahead of Cardiff's first home Premier League match against Manchester City, which kicks off at 4:00pm.

The walk was also to celebrate 100 years of the bluebirds symbol.

The kit was controversially rebranded earlier this year with a red dragon in place of the former logo.

In a statement released at the time, Cardiff City FC said 'a fusion of identities and values' would help in British and Asian markets, adding: "The colour red is widely recognised as being synonymous with Welsh culture and heritage, with Cardiff the proud capital of the country.

"The colour also holds strong spiritual significance in Asia, where it is seen as a symbol of prosperity, power and good fortune."

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