THE WEEK THAT WAS | CONNORS' NEW DEAL & IMMERS SIGNS
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FOUR POINTS FROM WOLVES AND MILLERS
The Bluebirds finished the week on forty-one points, just five off the play-offs, having defeated Wolves and drawn with Rotherham United in the space of seven days.
You can watch highlights from City’s 2-2 draw with the Millers here, while further reaction and the full 90 minutes are available on Cardiff City Player HD.
If you missed it, make sure to check out Nooney’s strikes from last weekend while you’re there, along with Peter Whittingham’s sensational defence-splitting pass.
IMMERS IS A BLUEBIRD
On Thursday, Cardiff City confirmed their first January signing, as Lex Immers joined on loan from Feyenoord Rotterdam.
The forward made his first Bluebirds appearance against Rotherham, making sure to do the Ayatollah, before playing a role in the build-up to Anthony Pilkington’s equalising strike.
Read up on City’s new recruit here, along with an exclusive welcome video.
CONNOLLY SIGNS NEW DEAL
Tuesday morning saw the news that Matt Connolly has extended his contract in the Welsh capital until the summer of 2019.
See what Matt had to say upon signing the new deal here, while you can also watch his highlights in a City shirt this season in our special YouTube montage.
CITY’S U18s SECURE ADDICKS WIN
On Friday afternoon, Cardiff City’s U18s came from behind to defeat Charlton Athletic at Sparrows Lane, with Jamie Bird and Lloyd Humphries on the score-sheet in a 2-1 victory.
Bird’s strike was his fourth in two games, following a hat-trick in the U18s’ 5-0 win over Crystal Palace last week, including a sublime individual goal from kick-off which you can watch here.
The U18s are next in action against Liverpool in the FA Youth Cup on Wednesday.
HOUSE OF SPORT 3 OPENS
Finally, on Monday, Cardiff City House of Sport continued its evolution with the official opening of its third phase - House of Sport 3.
Click here to read all about the new facility, which caters for tennis, roller sports, netball and disability sports.