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About the Club

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In Brief

Founded: 1899 as Riverside AFC
Turned Professional: 1910

Current Division: EFL Championship
Home Stadium: Cardiff City Stadium
Address: Leckwith Road, Leckwith, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales CF11 8AZ

Nickname: The Bluebirds
Main Sponsors 2019/20: Visit Malaysia
Club Mascot: Bartley Blue

Derby Matches

Swansea City, Newport County AFC, Bristol City, Bristol Rovers

Official 2019/20 Kits by Adidas


Cardiff City FC - Official 2019/20 Home Kit

Blue shirt with dark blue dotted pattern and white trim. White shorts with blue detailing. Blue socks with white trim.


Cardiff City FC - Official 2019/20 Away Kit

Bright orange shirt, shorts and socks with a navy blue trim and white detailing.


Cardiff City FC - Official 2019/20 Third Kit

Pale silver grey two-tone shirt with blue trim. White shorts and socks with blue trim and detailing.

History and Honours

Previous Names

Riverside AFC (1899-1908)

Stadium History

Cardiff City Stadium (2009-Present) / View Stadium
Ninian Park (1910-2009)
Sophia Gardens (1899-1910)

Club Honours

Championship Winners: 2012/13
Division 2 (3rd Tier) Play-Off Winners: 2002/03
Division 3 South Champions: 1946/47
Division 3 (4th Tier) Champions: 1992/93
FA Cup Winners: 1926/27
FA Charity Shield Winners: 1926/27
Welsh Cup Winners: 1911/12, 1919/20, 1921/22, 1922/23, 1926/27, 1927/28, 1929/30, 1955/56, 1958/59, 1963/64, 1964/65, 1966/67, 1967/68, 1968/69, 1969/70, 1970/71, 1972/73, 1973/74, 1975/76, 1987/88, 1991/92, 1992/93
FAW Premier Cup Winners: 2001/02
FAW Youth Cup Winners: 1989/90, 1994/95, 1997/98, 1999/00, 2000/01, 2001/02, 2003/04, 2005/06

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1st Team Squad 2019/20

Albert Adomah (Midfielder, On loan from Nottingham Forest) /  Soccerbase  
Leandro Bacuna (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Sol Bamba (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Joe Bennett (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Matthew Connolly (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Greg Cunningham (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Neil Etheridge (Goalkeeper) /  Soccerbase  
Aden Flint (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Robert Glatzel (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Mark Harris (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Junior Hoilett (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Nathaniel Mendez-Laing (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Sean Morrison (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Josh Murphy (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Curtis Nelson (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Marlon Pack (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Callum Paterson (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Joe Ralls (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Ashley Richards (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Dion Sanderson (Defender, On loan from Wolverhampton Wanderers) /  Soccerbase  
Alex Smithies (Goalkeeper) /  Soccerbase  
Lee Tomlin (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Isaac Vassell (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Will Vaulks (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Danny Ward (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Gavin Whyte (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  

Club Staff


Owner: Tan Sri Vincent Tan
Chairman: Mehmet Dalman
Directors: Steve Borley, Derek Chin Chee Seng
Non-Executive Director: Datuk Marco Ronaldo Mario Caramella
Chief Executive Officer: Veh Ken Choo

Management & Coaching Staff

Manager: Neil Harris (Age 43 years) / Appointed 16th November 2019 (1 year, 2 months, 4 days ago) /  Soccerbase  
Assistant Manager: David Livermore
Coach: James Rowberry
Goalkeeping Coach: Andy Dibble

Former Managers

Neil Warnock (Oct 2016-Nov 2019) /  Soccerbase  
Paul Trollope (May 2016-Oct 2016) /  Soccerbase  
Russell Slade (Oct 2014-May 2016) /  Soccerbase  
Danny Gabbidon (Caretaker Manager, Sep 2014-Oct 2014) /  Soccerbase  
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer (Jan 2014-Sep 2014) /  Soccerbase  
Malky Mackay (Jun 2011-Dec 2013) /  Soccerbase  
Dave Jones (May 2005-May 2011) /  Soccerbase  
Lennie Lawrence (Feb 2002-May 2005) /  Soccerbase  
Alan Cork (Oct 2000-Feb 2002) /  Soccerbase  
Bobby Gould (Aug 2000-Oct 2000) /  Soccerbase  
Billy Ayre (Feb 2000-Aug 2000) /  Soccerbase  
Frank Burrows (Feb 1998-Feb 2000) /  Soccerbase  
Kenny Hibbitt
Russell Osman
Phil Neal
Eddie May
Terry Yorath
Len Ashurst
Alan Durban
Jimmy Goodfellow
Graham Williams
Richie Morgan
Jimmy Andrews
Frank O'Farrell
Jimmy Scoular
George Swindin
Bill Jones
Trevor Morris
Cyril Spiers
Bill McCandless
Bill Jennings
Ben Watts-Jones
Bartley Wilson
Fred Stewart
Davy McDougall

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Club Media

Official Websites

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Official Social Media

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Official Apps

/ Club App: (iOS Compatible (iPhone, iPad and iPod touch))

Local Radio Stations

/ BBC Radio Wales: (103.9 FM / 882 MW / 12C (227.360MHz) DAB)

Club Trivia

Famous Supporters

Neil Kinnock: (Former Labour Party leader) 
Guto Pryce: (Super Furry Animals bassist and songwriter)  / Website:  / Twitter: @superfurry
Martin Rossiter: (Gene lead singer)  / Twitter: @martinrossiter
Shakin' Stevens: (Singer-songwriter)  / Website:  / Twitter: @officialshaky
Gareth Thomas: (Former Wales rugby union player)  / Twitter: @gareththomas14

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