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TWTW | WEDNESDAY, FOREST & MORE...

23 October 2016


This week saw Neil Warnock's reign continue with two tough Sky Bet Championship fixtures against Sheffield Wednesday and Nottingham Forest...

Along with the two match-days, there's been plenty of Bluebirds news to keep up with throughout the last seven days - read on for a full round-up...

CITY 1-1 WEDNESDAY


On Wednesday evening, The Bluebirds remained unbeaten under Neil Warnock courtesy of a 1-1 draw with Sheffield Wednesday.

Ahead of the match, a minute’s silence was observed in memory of those who lost their lives in the Aberfan disaster of 1966. Players on both sides also wore black armbands as Cardiff City paid tribute upon the fiftieth anniversary of the disaster.

The Bluebirds also showed their support for Show Racism the Red Card on Wednesday night. You can watch highlights of the game – including Peter Whittingham’s trademark free-kick – by clicking here!

BLUEBIRDS IN BEIJING


Cardiff City's development programme in China has recently continued, with six City coaches travelling to Beijing to deliver football education to young Chinese students.

Find out more about the Bluebirds' training sessions and events in the Chinese capital here.

WARBURTON VISITS ACADEMY


On Thursday, Wales rugby captain Sam Warburton dropped into the Cardiff City Academy to impart some sporting wisdom on the young Bluebirds in attendance.

Warburton, who is hoping to recover from injury in time to lead Wales against Australia in November, spoke to our Academy players on the subject of elite performance.

IN THE CITY: FOREST


Ahead of the Bluebirds’ weekend fixture, Joe Bennett and Sol Bamba made their first appearances on In The City.

The Bluebirds defenders took a seat on the ITC sofa to look ahead to the match against Forest and let us know how they’ve both settled into the Welsh capital.

Watch the entire episode exclusively on Cardiff City Player HD here!

#THANKYOUMACCA


On Saturday came the news that Cardiff City legend Stephen McPhail has retired from professional football.

Macca spent seven years in South Wales from 2006 to 2013 and skippered the Bluebirds in the 2008 FA Cup Final. We wish him all the very best for the future.

FOREST 1-2 CITY


The Bluebirds rounded off the week late on Saturday afternoon as they took on Nottingham Forest in front of the Sky cameras at the City Ground.

Goals from Aron Gunnarsson and Joe Ralls saw City make it seven points from nine under Neil Warnock, with a dominant display against the Reds.

Watch full match highlights from City's away win over Forest below! 


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