Cardiff Council Leader Cllr Heather Joyce is praising the Bluebirds :
"This is a fantastic achievement by the club and I am so delighted that Cardiff City has realised its ambition and made it into the Premier League."
"I would like to pay tribute to everyone at the club - the team, the manager, the staff and the fans - for all contributing to this wonderful achievement, this truly is a historic and exciting day."
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