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BREAKING: Solskjaer on the brink of being sacked

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Credit: PA

Cardiff City manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is in London for talks over his future with the club, ITV Wales understands. He is speaking to the club's chairman. It comes after Tuesday's one nil defeat to Middlesbrough. Solskjaer has admitted the performance was not good enough.

We just did not get going. Our first attack looked promising and then we got countered and conceded.

We didn't need to do that in the first few minutes, we wanted to go and turn things around from losing to Norwich on Saturday and that knocked our confidence.

We want to prove we are better than we showed against Norwich and it never happened.

The first half was very poor, we got more second balls in the second half and we pushed them back, but we did not create any moments of quality to open them up which was very disappointing.

– Ole Gunnar Solskjaer


Cardiff face Middlesbrough after Norwich defeat

Cardiff City will be looking to put the weekend's 4-2 defeat behind them when they host Middlesbrough in the Championship tonight.

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Solskjaer's men suffered a devastating loss away to Norwich on Saturday, despite leading 2-0 at half time.

Bluebirds' Danny Gabbidon could be set to make a return to the side in tonight's game after rejoining the club from Crystal Palace earlier in the month.

Also tonight, Newport travel to Tranmere in League Two and Wrexham play Barnet in the Conference.

Hudson leaves Bluebirds for Huddersfield Town

Mark Hudson is joining Huddersfield Town. Credit: Martin Rickett/PA

Cardiff City captain Mark Hudson has left the club to join Huddersfield Town, the club has confirmed. The 32 year old has signed a two-year deal with the Yorkshire club, after five years at Cardiff.

Gabbidon set for Cardiff return

Daniel Gabbidon in action for Cardiff City Credit: Matthew Ashton/EMPICS Sport

Defender Danny Gabbidon is set to return to Cardiff City nearly a decade after leaving the club.

Gabbidon is due to sign a contract until the end of the season with an option to join the coaching set up at the Cardiff City Stadium.

The 35 year-old has trained with the Bluebirds this summer after being released by Crystal Palace.

Gabbidon made over 200 appearances for the south Wales club before joining West Ham in 2005.

FT: Port Vale 2-3 Cardiff City

Cardiff City have beaten Port Vale 3-2 in the second round of the Capital One Cup. Cardiff City's Federico Macheda scored two goals in the second half. Port Vale's Michael Brown managed to secure a second goal for his side in two minutes extra time.


HT: Port Vale 1-1 Cardiff City

Cardiff City are away to Port Vale in the Capital One Cup Credit: PA

It's a draw at half time with Cardiff City away to Port Vale. Joe Ralls scored the first goal for Cardiff 25 minutes into the game. Port Vale's Michael O'Connor secured the draw.

An unbeaten start by the Bluebirds was ended on Saturday when they lost to the Wolves on Saturday.

Cardiff City lose after last-minute Hudson own goal

Mark Hudson during today's match against Wolves Credit: PA

A last-minute own goal from Cardiff defender and captain Mark Hudson means the Bluebirds have lost against Wolves. The home team - newly promoted from League One - dominated for the majority of the game with around 70% of the possession.

Elsewhere Newport drew 1 - 1 with Burton Albion at Rodney parade. In the Conference, Wrexham won 3 - 2 away at Alfreton Town.

Watch: Malky insists he's 'no racist' and 'no homophobe'

Former Cardiff City manager Malky Mackay has said he's 'no racist, no sexist and no homophobe', as he apologised for sending text messages he's called 'unacceptable.'

It's been alleged that he exchanged controversial text messages with his former recruitment chief Iain Moody, while they were both at the Bluebirds.

In a television interview, Mackay has now admitted sending three 'inappropriate' messages and says he did make a mistake.

Nick Hartley has the story.

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