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Alexander: “I Was Very Touched With The Ovation”

30 July 2017

Former Cardiff City shot stopper and current Livingston No.1 Neil Alexander spoke with iFollow Cardiff City after appearing for his new team in Friday’s pre-season friendly at Cardiff City Stadium.

“It was nice to come back and I enjoyed every minute of it,” Neil began. “I had a great six years at Cardiff City and the reception I received from the home crowd was superb.

“The Cardiff City fans were great to me and I have always had a fantastic relationship with them.

“The match wasn’t about me, it was about Livingston vs. Cardiff City, but I was very touched with the ovation.”

Alexander made 234 appearances during his time in South Wales after signing from Livingston, and the 39-year-old told iFollow Cardiff City of his hopes for the campaign following his return to Almondvale Stadium.

“It’s going to be a very tough league with a lot of good teams in the Scottish Championship this year.

“Staying in the division would be a good season and hopefully we’d build on that to later challenge for promotion.

“We’re a young, inexperienced squad, but we’ll take a number of lessons from this match that will hopefully hold us in good stead for the upcoming season.”

Watch extended highlights (or the full 90') of Cardiff City 4-0 Livingston on iFollow Cardiff City now! 


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