Further to the release of statements by Malky Mackay and Iain Moody, Cardiff City Football Club can confirm that Malky Mackay has dropped all legal claims against the Club, bringing a number of issues to an end and allowing both parties to move on.
The agreement represents a positive outcome for the Club. We now look forward and focus fully on planning for next season and the challenge of regaining Premier League status.
The statement from Malky Mackay, dated Friday 9 May 2014 reads:
Today I have reached a settlement agreement dropping all claims I have made against Cardiff City Football Club. I did not want to be in litigation and believe that it is in the best interest of all parties to have a clean break and move on.
I have enjoyed my time at Cardiff City and am most grateful to the Board of Cardiff City and Tan Sri Vincent Tan for giving me the opportunity. The Club’s owner Mr Vincent Tan invested heavily in the Club and supported our decisions in our push for promotion to the Premier League. Without him this would not have been possible.
My thanks to all those at the Club and the fans who have supported me during my time in Wales. If I have caused any offence to any one during this time, especially to Tan Sri Vincent Tan, then I apologise without reservation.
I wish everyone associated with Cardiff City FC all the best for the future and thank them for their support.
I will not be commenting further on this matter.
The statement from Iain Moody, dated Friday 9 May 2014 reads:
I have today reached a final settlement agreement with Cardiff City Football Club and am very pleased that all parties will now be able to make a clean break and move on.
Wherever mistakes were made during my time at the club, I wish to apologise for any part that I played in them, and for any offence I might have caused, particularly to Tan Sri Vincent Tan and all City fans.
My two and a half years at the club were amongst the most enjoyable and stimulating of my career and I would like to take this opportunity to thank Mr Tan and the club’s board for the support they showed me during that time.
There is no doubt that Mr Tan’s significant investment in the club was decisive in our success of reaching the Premier League so my personal thanks are particularly directed to him.
During our time living in Wales, the warmth and appreciation that my family and I received was truly special so I would also thank all City fans for making our memories of the place so fond.
I wish you all the best for the future.
I will be making no further comment.