MASON NAMED FOR BIRMINGHAM CLASH
Club News2nd October
Joe Mason is named to make his first start of the Championship season against Birmingham City on Tuesday.
The striker replaces the injured Tommy Smith who's struggling with a groin strain. Otherwise, the starting line-up is unchanged from Saturday's game with Blackpool.
In other news, Craig Conway returns to the match-day squad, named as he is among the substitutes.
Cardiff City side to face Birmingham City: Marshall, McNaughton, Taylor, Hudson (c), Connolly, Noone, Whittingham, Gunnarsson, Mason, Bellamy, Helguson. Subs: Lewis, Kiss, Turner, Cowie, Velikonja, Conway, Kim.
Birmingham City: Butland, Caldwell (c), Davies, Burke, Lovenkrands, Elliott, Fahey, Spector, Packwood, Lita, Robinson. Subs: Doyle, Mullins, King, Ambrose, Zigic, Redmond, Hurst.
Full match report and reaction to follow...