Sport

Discontent overshadows Blackpool's first three points of the campaign

Malky Mackay says Cardiff City hopes of survival have 'been made slightly tougher' after Hull defeat

The former manager, who was replaced by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, concedes staying up was always going to be difficult for the Bluebirds

Seven things we learned from this weekend's Premier League: Liverpool attack is title material, but their defence is not; Ole Gunnar Solksjaer has brought no bounce to Cardiff City; Spurs defeat couldn't come at a worse time for Tim Sherwood

Also, a century of wins puts Steve Bruce in impressive company; Ruthlessness goes hand in glove with Sam Allardyce's loyalty; Wayne Rooney has a lot still to pay back to Manchester United; The League Cup could wreck Manchester City’s season

Tom Huddlestone celebrates after opening the scoring for Hull in their easy win over Cardiff

Cardiff City 0 Hull City 4 match report: Rout leaves Ole Gunnar Solskjaer nowhere to hide

Vincent Tan has an unhappy birthday as Cardiff crumble against superb Hull

Cardiff manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer applauds the fans

Premier League: Cardiff City v Hull City match preview

A look ahead to this weekend’s Premier League fixture at the Cardiff City Stadium

Steven Caulker v Curtis Davies: Head-to-head analysis ahead of the clash between Cardiff City and Hull City

Check out all the vital statistics concerning the two sides' players ahead of this weekend's Premier League meeting at the Cardiff City Stadium

The Sport Matrix: Wednesday 19 February 2014

Demichelis sent-off as Barça crush City

Jonjo Shelvey brings down Gary Medel

£11m signing Gary Medel ruled out for several weeks for Cardiff

The Chile international joined in the summer

Uwe Rosler celebrates Wigan's victory over Cardiff

Cardiff City 1 Wigan Athletic 2 match report: Ben Watson gives Wigan scent of Wembley

FA Cup holders take another Premier League scalp with winner coming from familiar source

Cardiff manager insists the situation between Cardiff and Malky Mackay is not his concern

Cardiff dispute with Malky Mackay is nothing to do with current manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Mackay was sacked by the Bluebirds in December with the club hitting out at the Scot for his transfer activity, but Solskjaer insists he is focused on recovering from a 'chaotic January'

Former Cardiff manager Malky Mackay has been criticised by the club for his signing of striker Andeas Cornelius

Cardiff chief executive Simon Lim slams former manager Malky Mackay over 'imprudent and careless' signing of Andreas Cornelius

Lim also criticised the former head of recruitment Iain Moody over how the pair went about their transfer business before they were sacked earlier this season

Cardiff's David Marshall makes a last minute save from Andreas Weimann

Cardiff City 0 Aston Villa 0 match report: David Marshall wonder save at death means relieved Cardiff get vital point

New manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has goalkeeper to thank as his relegation threatened side hang on

Willian of Chelsea is tackled by West Brom's Steven Reid

Premier League Tuesday - LIVE! Chelsea, Aston Villa and West Ham in action

Follow the latest news and scores from tonight’s Premier League matches, including Cardiff City v Aston Villa, Hull City v Southampton, West Ham v Norwich City and West Bromwich Albion v Chelsea

Fulham will be wary of Daniel Sturridge

Premier League preview: A look at all the vital statistics ahead of this week's games, including Arsenal v Manchester United

Every team is in action this week with Fulham hosting Liverpool and Tottenham travelling to Newcastle. Providers of the largest online database for detailed football statistics WhoScored.com preview all of the matches

Craig Noone v Gabriel Agbonlahor: Head-to-head analysis ahead of the clash between Cardiff and Aston Villa

Check out all the vital statistics concerning the two sides' forward ahead of this week's Premier League meeting in Cardiff

Manchester United winger Wilfried Zaha in action for Cardiff City, where he is currently on loan until the end of the season

Wilfried Zaha insists 'Nothing like someone who believes in you…' message was not swipe at Manchester United manager David Moyes

Zaha has been shipped out on loan to Cardiff City and posted a picture on his Instagram account alongside Ole Gunnar Solskjaer with the message

elsewhere in football
Sport
REVEALED Liverpool striker has been racially abused more than any other Premier League player
Sport
Jordan Ibe and Raheem Sterling
PREVIEW Aston Villa vs Liverpool: Raheem Sterling and Jordan Ibe have fallen foul of Liverpool's expectations
Sport
Youngsters train on Maidstone’s 3G pitch
The Weekend Dossier: The £350,000 pitch was a gamble but normally it’s in use from morning till night
Sport
David Luiz
REACTIONPSG 1 Barcelona 3: The Brazilian defender has been much criticised for his Champions League display
Sport
Harry Kane scored the first league hat-trick of his career
Harry Kane gets the nod, but no room for Sterling, Rooney or Courtois
Sport
Mario Balotelli laughs on the Liverpool bench
Thanks to cheeky Manchester United and Arsenal fans
Sport
A cross between Des Waler and Martin Keown (left), and Gabriel Paulista (right)
David Seaman reveals his view on Arsenal's newest defender
Sport
A close up of Mandzukic's tattoo
Atletico Madrid striker will want to have a word with his tattoo artist
Sport
ANALYSISWith three games left in a thrilling scrap it's still nigh-on impossible to say who’s going up, who’s play-off bound and who’ll miss out in the Championship. Jack Pitt-Brooke looks for clues
Sport
Picture was posted to social media following Liverpool's FA Cup draw with Blackburn on 8 March

Bleacher Report

Career Services

Day In a Page

Where the spooks get their coffee fix: The busiest Starbucks in the US is also the most secretive

The secret CIA Starbucks

The coffee shop is deep inside the agency's forested Virginia compound
Revealed: How the Establishment closed ranks over fallout from Loch Ness Monster 'sighting'

How the Establishment closed ranks over fallout from Nessie 'sighting'

The Natural History Museum's chief scientist was dismissed for declaring he had found the monster
One million Britons using food banks, according to Trussell Trust

One million Britons using food banks

Huge surge in number of families dependent on emergency food aid
Excavation at Italian cafe to fix rising damp unearths 2,500 years of history in 3,000 amazing objects

2,500 years of history in 3,000 amazing objects

Excavation at Italian cafe to fix rising damp unearths trove
The Hubble Space Telescope's amazing journey, 25 years on

The Hubble Space Telescope's amazing journey 25 years on

The space telescope was seen as a costly flop on its first release
Did Conservative peer Lord Ashcroft quit the House of Lords to become a non-dom?

Did Lord Ashcroft quit the House of Lords to become a non-dom?

A document seen by The Independent shows that a week after he resigned from the Lords he sold 350,000 shares in an American company - netting him $11.2m
Apple's ethnic emojis are being used to make racist comments on social media

Ethnic emojis used in racist comments

They were intended to promote harmony, but have achieved the opposite
Sir Kenneth Branagh interview: 'My bones are in the theatre'

Sir Kenneth Branagh: 'My bones are in the theatre'

The actor-turned-director’s new company will stage five plays from October – including works by Shakespeare and John Osborne
The sloth is now the face (and furry body) of three big advertising campaigns

The sloth is the face of three ad campaigns

Priya Elan discovers why slow and sleepy wins the race for brands in need of a new image
How to run a restaurant: As two newbies discovered, there's more to it than good food

How to run a restaurant

As two newbies discovered, there's more to it than good food
Record Store Day: Remembering an era when buying and selling discs were labours of love

Record Store Day: The vinyl countdown

For Lois Pryce, working in a record shop was a dream job - until the bean counters ruined it
Usher, Mary J Blige and Will.i.am to give free concert as part of the Global Poverty Project

Mary J Blige and Will.i.am to give free concert

The concert in Washington is part of the Global Citizen project, which aims to encourage young people to donate to charity
10 best tote bags

Accessorise with a stylish shopper this spring: 10 best tote bags

We find carriers with room for all your essentials (and a bit more)
Paul Scholes column: I hear Manchester City are closing on Pep Guardiola for next summer – but I'd also love to see Jürgen Klopp managing in England

Paul Scholes column

I hear Manchester City are closing on Pep Guardiola for next summer – but I'd also love to see Jürgen Klopp managing in England
Jessica Ennis-Hill: 'I just want to give it my best shot'

Jessica Ennis-Hill: 'I just want to give it my best shot'

The heptathlete has gone from the toast of the nation to being a sleep-deprived mum - but she’s ready to compete again. She just doesn't know how well she'll do...