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Further speculation over manager role as Cardiff City take on Brighton

Former Leyton Orient manager Russell Slade is rumoured to be taking the role Credit: PA

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.

FT: Cardiff City 2 - 1 Sheffield Wednesday

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.


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.

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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.

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