Cardiff City Stadium

Next Game

Cardiff v Bournemth

Tuesday, 23 September 2014, 19:45

Capital One Cup Third Round

Pride Park Stadium

Last Game

Derby 2 - 2 Cardiff

Saturday, 20 September 2014, 15:00

Sky Bet Ch'ship

Mackay: No Cardiff nerves

Cardiff manager Malky Mackay shrugged off suggestions his promotion-chasing side are feeling the pressure after they dropped more points.

Last Updated: 06/03/13 at 08:43 Post Comment

Malky Mackay: No Cardiff nerves

Malky Mackay: No Cardiff nerves

The Championship leaders looked set for a third defeat in four games when Conor Sammon gave Derby the lead with 15 minutes remaining but substitute Craig Noone's header minutes later salvaged a 1-1 draw.

Cardiff's lead at the top has been cut from double digits to just five points but Mackay played down talk of late-season jitters.

"You have to play the team in front of you. It's not always going to go the way you want it to be, everyone is fighting for everything in this league," he said.

"If there were nerves surely we don't come back at the end, score the goal and nearly get the winner.

"It's about trying to be the most consistent team in the league. We came back and got another point and it's one game less to play.

"The high 80s, or low 90s (points) invariably gets teams promoted automatically. We know where that area is, we just have to focus on our own job, our own points and eventually the games run down."

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

H

ilarious, thanks for that. But if I may, I do suspect the reason of your partners' ire is not Tottenham, but most probably all the compusilve gambling :)

DannySmith
Backing Costa To Keep Banging 'Em In

T

wo police horses in a paddock. Horse 1: What's with the long face? Horse 2: I'm working St James Park this weekend.

hump3.
Pardew braced for protests

T

wo things. First, I can't stop reading your name as 'Dane Bowers'. Second, you used the words 'philosophy' and 'Redknapp' in the same sentence.

ajsr1982
Can United's Defence Handle Ulloa?

Footer 365

Premier League: Arsenal win 3-0 at Aston Villa to end the hosts' unbeaten start

Aston Villa’s unbeaten start to the season was ended by a devastating goal blitz as Arsenal enjoyed a 3-0 away win.

Premier League: Newcastle draw with Hull City as Papiss Cisse scores two

Substitute Papiss Cisse saved the day for Newcastle and under-fire manager Alan Pardew in their 2-2 draw with Hull City.

Premier League: Victor Wanyama earns Southampton 1-0 win at Swansea

Victor Wanyama broke the resistance of 10-man Swansea as Southampton left the Liberty Stadium with a 1-0 win.

Mail Box

Be Careful What You Wish For, Gooners

That's the message from a Man United fan in the mailbox. Plus, thoughts on Paul Lambert's new contract, the Alan Pardew dilemma at Newcastle and lots more...

No, Wenger IS To Blame For Failure...

The backlash to the backlash to the backlash sees Arsene Wenger getting a good kicking while we also have mails on Chelsea, Newcastle, Everton and lots more...

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