CTWD offer support to Cardiff fans

December 20, 2013

“City Till We Die” (CTWD) would like to offer our sympathy and support for the fans of Cardiff City FC following the latest antics of their owner, Vincent Tan.

Reports broke last night that Cardiff City’s manager Malky Mackay has been given a “quit or be fired” ultimatum by the Malaysian owner. This follows the well-publicised changing of the club’s long-standing colours and the strange episode in which their Head of Recruitment, Iain Moody, was removed from his position and replaced with a young man with no experience in football.

While CTWD continue to oppose Hull City owner Dr. Allam’s plans to change the name of our football club, we appreciate the backing Dr. Allam has given to our manager, Steve Bruce, to ensure that success is achieved on the field of play.

CTWD support the team passionately and Steve Bruce has given us a team to be proud of and we thank him and Dr. Allam for that.

We feel, as do most impartial outsiders, that Malky Mackay has delivered the same thing at the Cardiff City Stadium. Against a back drop discontent, he produced a promotion winning team from scratch and has strengthened it wisely, achieving some memorable results in the top flight.

CTWD wholeheartedly support Cardiff City fans in their continued struggle to convince Vincent Tan that their team should play in their traditional blue shirts – matching their nickname of “The Bluebirds”.

The help, sympathy and exposure CTWD have received from the “football family” in the UK and beyond has been uplifting and encouraging. We’d like to ask that all of our supporters in the media and the fans of Hull City AFC who continue to campaign to retain the club’s name offer the same support to Cardiff City’s fans at a time of such great disappointment.

We also call on all football fans to support our collective cause and protect of the heritage of proud, historic football clubs. If you tolerate this then your club could be next.