Slade is a former PE teacher and a master of free transfers - but he's never managed a team to promotion. Find out more in our factfile...Read the full story ›
Russell Slade has given his first press conference as Cardiff City's new manager, and confirmed that caretaker Scott Young will be assistant manager.
Co-caretaker Danny Gabbidon has gone back to his role as player-coach, and Slade said that the remainder of his backroom staff will be sorted out in the next 48 hours.
The new manager met the media for the first time this morning, and also said that, while owner Vincent Tan can have his opinions on team selection, it will be Slade himself who picks the team.
Football fans have taken to Twitter to have their say on the news that former Leyton Orient boss Russell Slade has been appointed the new manager of Cardiff City.
It comes as Norwegian Ole Gunnar Solskjaer resigned from his role as club boss last month.
Slade will be officially unveiled at a press conference in the Vale of Glamorgan this morning.
You weren't the person I was hoping for but you got my backing,welcome to cardiff Russell slade?? #sortemout
Though I like him, I just cannot see Russell Slade cutting it at Championship level at a club with the politics and expectations of Cardiff
Don't know much about Russell Slade but I hope he does well for us and I'll support him ?
I like Russell Slade. I can't understand the Cardiff thing. Strange move.
New Cardiff City manager Russell Slade says he wants to install 'a strong ethos and work ethic' at the club after finally taking up the roleRead the full story ›
Cardiff City boss Vincent Tan has urged fans to 'give Russell a chance' as the club's new manager.
Russell Slade was named as Cardiff City's manager this evening, after weeks of speculation about his involvement with the club.
The appointment comes after the departure of Ole Gunnar Solksjaer last month.
I have personally offered Russell this opportunity after giving much thought to the needs of the Club at this point in time and firmly believe that he is the right person for the job.
The stability, integrity and experience that he brings is something I feel is essential for Cardiff City. He is capable of turning a group of players into an organised, tight-knit team, with great team spirit, who will work hard for each other while playing an attractive style of football.
I hope he will be able to bring the best out of our squad, and also help to unite everyone associated with the Club. So, let’s all give Russell a chance.
Cardiff City have confirmed ex-Leyton Orient boss Russell Slade as their new manager.
It comes after weeks of speculation over who would take on the role since the departure of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in September.
Cardiff City go into their game against Brighton tonight with Danny Gabbidon and Scott Young still in temporary charge, despite on going speculation that former Leyton Orient manager Russell Slade could take the job permanently.
The Bluebirds travel to Brighton after beating Sheffield Wednesday over the weekend.
Cardiff City came back in the second half to beat Sheffield Wednesday two goals to one.
After scoring the Bluebirds' opener right before the break, Sean Morrison managed an own goal in the second half to put the teams level.
Cardiff's Anthony Pilkington scored a right footed shot from the centre of the box to put the home side in front.
The game was watched by potential new Cardiff boss Russell Slade, who resigned from his post as Leyton Orient manager last week.
Former Leyton Orient manager Russell Slade has arrived at the Cardiff City Stadium to watch the team he is expected to take charge of.Read the full story ›
Cardiff City are reportedly set to sign Russell Slade as their new manager ahead of Saturday's home game against Sheffield Wednesday.
Slade resigned as manager of Leyton Orient last night, after the League One club rejected three approaches from the Bluebirds.
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