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Cardiff manager Mackay 'expected sack'

Malky Mackay's future as Cardiff City manager looks secure for the time being but he said he expected to be sacked at the weekend following an ultimatum from Bluebirds' owner Vincent Tan.

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Cardiff assistant: Mackay preparing for game as usual

Cardiff City assistant manager Kerslake said at this morning's press conference: "I am here to talk about the Liverpool match, I came in this morning and was asked to do the press conference.

"Malky is in the training pavilion as we speak, we are just here to talk about the game."

David Kerslake followed Malky Mackay from Watford to Cardiff. Credit: PA

When asked if Mackay was still in charge, Kerslake answered: "No one has said any different to me, everything has been as normal. Players have got on with their jobs. Without being boring it has been a normal week."

A club spokesman later stepped in to say: "Malky Mackay is unavailable to speak to the media, the assistant manager is here."

When faced with further queries on Mackay, Kerslake said: "I will answer any questions you have about the game of football tomorrow."

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