Solskjaer cancels warm-weather training after defeat

Cardiff City manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has cancelled his team's planned warm weather training in Abu Dhabi this weel, after the Bluebirds suffered a 4-0 defeat at home to Hull City. It was their worst home defeat since April 2000.

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Cardiff City defeated 4-0 at home to Hull

Craig Noone and Hull's Alex Bruce battle for the ball Credit: PA

Cardiff failed to give owner Vincent Tan any kind of birthday present as they lost 4-0 at home to Hull in what was a crunch Premier League game for the Bluebirds.

The Malaysian billionaire turns 62 on Sunday, but any celebrations will be quelled by the Welsh side's worst home defeat in 14 years.

A deflected shot from Tom Huddlestone, a brace from the clinical Nikica Jelavic and a goal on the counter-attack from Jake Livermore pushed the visitors firmly into mid-table.

Cardiff, meanwhile, are deep in the relegation mire, down in 19th place, three points and at least nine goals from safety with 11 matches of the season left.

The Bluebirds have now failed to score in 15 Premier League games this season - more than any other team.

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