Newport-born Crystal Palace boss Tony Pulis has spoken warmly of fellow relegation candidates Cardiff City ahead of tomorrow's battle.
Cardiff assistant boss Mark Dempsey has backed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to handle the stresses and strains of the club's relegation scrap.
Cardiff Chief Executive Simon Lim has attacked former boss Malky Mackay, branding the Cornelius signing "imprudent and careless management."
Cardiff assistant boss Mark Dempsey has backed manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to handle the stresses and strains of a Barclays Premier League relegation scrap.
Solskjaer sat out his weekly pre-match press conference on Friday ahead of a crunch clash at fellow strugglers West Brom.
Albion are currently three points and three places above Cardiff, with the Welsh club knowing they realistically require maximum points, both this weekend and against Crystal Palace in eight days' time, to ignite hopes of staying up.
"He has got lots on this morning, so I have ended up coming over. The one thing he doesn't feel is heat," Dempsey said of Solskjaer. "I think the way he has galvanised the football club, certainly in the last month, there has been a different feel around the football club.
Cardiff have just seven games left to plot a successful survival course and avoid an immediate return to the Championship .Even though they were beaten 6-3 at home by title-chasing Liverpool last weekend, there was enough quality in that performance to suggest Cardiff have a fighting chance.
"It is a massive game for both clubs," added Dempsey. "The most important thing is that we concentrate on doing our job, going out there with a focus on what we need to do to get a result.
Two goals from Jordon Mutch and another from Fraizer Campell were not enough to deny Premier League title-chasing Liverpool a win at the Cardiff City stadium, as a strong performance from the visitors saw them score six goals and take three points.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's Cardiff City twice took the lead, first courtesy of Mutch in the 9th minute and again when Campbell responded to the first of three goals by Luis Suarez.
Two second half goals from Martin Skrtel and another from Daniel Sturridge sealed the win for Brendan Rodgers' men, in what was a bad result for Cardiff, who are facing a relegation battle.
Threatened by relegation, Cardiff City welcome title-chasing Liverpool to the capital for what could be a pivotal match.
With only 9 games to go, the Bluebirds find themselves in real trouble as they currently sit in 19th position in the premier league table, 3 points away from safety.
Cardiff cruelly lost out to Everton last week in a match that ended 2-1, due to a last minute goal in added time.
Ole Gunnar Solsjkaer's men have only managed 1 win in their last 5 matches and only 6 wins all season.
Cardiff City's battle against relegation was dealt a cruel blow at Everton, as Seamus Coleman struck the winning goal in injury time.
Goalkeeper David Marshall kept Cardiff in contention throughout with a string of saves.
Gerard Deulofeu put the hosts in front on Merseyside, but Juan Cala's equaliser looked to have secured a point, before Coleman delivered late heartache for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side.
Cardiff City are level 0-0 at half-time against Everton in the Premier League.
Bluebirds goalkeeper David Marshall made several fine stops in the first half, as Cardiff battle for a result which would boost their fight against relegation.
Cardiff City will be without defender Ben Turner for tomorrow's trip to Everton. With just nine games left in the Premier League season, the Bluebirds are desperate for points as they look to avoid relegation.
After last weekend's vital win against bottom club Fulham, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says his side are still in the fight.
Cardiff City have secured a win against fellow Premier League relegation contenders, Fulam.
Two goals from Stephen Caulker helped the Bluebirds to a 3 - 1 victory at the Cardiff City Stadium.
Cardiff prepare to take on Fulham at the Cardiff City Stadium later. It's Cardiff's first home game since their 4-0 defeat against Hull, and Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has branded it a "big game".
Fulham are currently the only side below Cardiff in the Premier League.
Speaking at a media conference, Solskjaer said: "Neither team wants a draw, we both need a win. That's the nature of the game... and the pressure is on Cardiff because they're at home."
Cardiff City manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has defended club owner Vincent Tan over a row which saw him offer the squad a £3.7m bonus payment last weekend, if they avoided relegation from the Premier League.
Mr Tan withdrew the offer when he realised that it breached league rules.
The Bluebirds face Fulham - the only side below them in the table - tomorrow, in what is being billed as a relegation six-pointer.