Cardiff City Stadium

Next Game

Cardiff v Brentford

Saturday, 20 December 2014, 15:00

Sky Bet Ch'ship

Last Game

B'mouth 5 - 3 Cardiff

Saturday, 13 December 2014, 15:00

Sky Bet Ch'ship

Mackay hails comeback kids

Cardiff manager Malky Mackay remained upbeat despite watching his side's indifferent form continue with a last-gasp fightback to draw at home to Leicester.

Last Updated: 13/03/13 at 07:52 Post Comment

Malky Mackay: Cardiff boss praised leaders' 'never-say-die' attitude

Malky Mackay: Cardiff boss praised leaders' 'never-say-die' attitude

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

The leaders needed substitute Rudy Gestede's header in the third minute of added time to cancel out Michael Keane's opener and salvage a 1-1 draw.

Cardiff have collected just five points from their last five matches but Mackay praised the resilience of his side, who now lead second-placed Hull City by four points.

"To get a goal is relief when you are a goal down with a few minutes to go," Mackay said.

"But it was just reward for the way the team kept fighting to the end. We had a never-say-die attitude to knocking on the door.

"There are no givens in this division and I don't expect any between now and the end of the season.

"You only need to look at the results in other areas to see that everyone is cutting each others' throats. It's a dangerous division.

"But what pleases me about my team is they fight to the very end no matter what. We're still picking up points. You've got to work for every point and we've added another towards our total with one game less."

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

C

heck Opta stats.... Sterling is already better than Alexis on pace and creativity and when he can match him physically he will be ten times the player Sanchez ever was or will be!!

hoggylfc
Rodgers: Sterling can be striker

I

expect Pulis to have a nice Christmas dinner with his family- probably all sitting around the table wearing Christmas themed baseball caps, before he gets the call. Realistically he could end up at any number of clubs, it'll be interesting to see which club folds first.

mark.m
For Foxes' Sake, Call The Pulis...

A

s a Liverpool fan, I personally hate Palace. My pick would probably be Arsenal, which is funny because it seems the vast majority of their own fans don't even like them right now.

mark.m
Who Has Got The Likeability Factor?

Footer 365

Premier League: Agent confirms Hatem Ben Arfa is poised for a January transfer

Hatem Ben Arfa is set for a January move after finding himself unwanted at Newcastle and Hull, his agent has confirmed.

Liverpool: Kolo Toure says Adam Lallana is player of season

Kolo Toure has named Adam Lallana as Liverpool's player of the season despite Raheem Sterling's eye-catching form.

Premier League: Ronald Koeman hopes change of approach will reap dividends for Southampton

Ronald Koeman is hoping a change of approach will reap dividends for Southampton this weekend.

Mail Box

Gonna Party Like It's Your Birthday...

There are an awful lot of folk claiming to share their birthdays with Lionel Messi or Ronaldo, while we have an Arsenal fan who doesn't want to be liked and more...

Manager Of The Month, My A***...

We have a Newcastle fan having a pop at his manager, some mild reaction to last night at Bournemouth, a justication of that Falcao cost and why the Neviller rules...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property