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FOOTBALL-Cardiff City leave for Wembley

With just 48 hours to go until Cardiff City take on Premiership side Liverpool in the Carling Cup Final 2012 at Wembley – fans were given a chance to cheer the lads off in style from the Cardiff City Stadium. From about 12:20 on Friday 24th February the players dribbled out of the Cardiff City […]

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RUGBY-Wales training session

The Millennium Stadium threw open it’s doors again for another free Wales training session on 15th February, 2012. Thousands queued from around midday and were allowed access from 2pm ready for the main event kicking-off at 3pm. Fans were promised an exclusive glimpse of the squad being put through their paces and normal training preparations […]

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RUGBY-Ireland v Wales

The Six Nations 2012 tournament kicked off on Saturday with a few warm-up games before the main event of the weekend – Ireland v Wales at the new Aviva Stadium in Dublin. All the pundits and experts seemed to have Ireland down as favourites to win but this game was to be anything but predictable! […]

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FOOTBALL-Cardiff City v Crystal Palace

Another year in the life of Cardiff City football club and another big tournament final – their first ever time reaching the final of the Carling Cup. Cardiff City saw off Premiership opposition Blackburn in late November and then Crystal Palace were drawn for them to play next in the semi-finals.

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FOOTBALL-Cardiff City v Blackburn

At the end of November it was time for Cardiff City to take on some Premiership challengers in the quarter finals of the Carling Cup – this time Blackburn Rovers at home. 19,436 fans packed the Cardiff City Stadium where there was an outpouring of grief for the late Wales Manager Gary Speed.First there was […]

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FOOTBALL-Tributes to Gary Speed

Wales football manager Gary Speed died at his home in Chester early on Sunday 27th November, 2011. The news began to filter through to the media around midday with a total shock and disbelief surrounding it. Unfortunately it was all true and the 42 year old was found hanged hours after his last appearance on […]

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RUGBY-It’s all starting to get a bit exciting!

Earlier walking through Cardiff City centre and it just dawned on me how significant this whole rugby thing is! Shivers were sent down my spine the more I thought about it. This is the first time since the inaugral Rugby World Cup in 1987 that Wales have progressed to the semi-final stage. This time everything […]

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TV-Filming outside the Mill- ennium Stadium

Whilst passing the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff there seemed to be a lot of lorries and equipment all parked up near the South entrance to the stadium. There was a large crane, some Lee Lighting trucks, a Panalux truck and some other vehicles aswell. I’m sure in previous Dr Who and Torchwood location shoots I […]

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Ospreys take over at Cardiff City Stadium

Ok headline attention grabbing over and all Cardiff Blues fans can now calm down! But a local flying team from the Swansea area called Team Osprey were caught flying directly over the Cardff City Stadium earlier. The 3 strong team of Russian Yak52’s were seen leaving Cardiff Bay, passing directly over the Leckwith stadium and […]

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RUGBY-Wales v England (RWC Friendly)

After the disappointment of Johnny Wilkinson’s boots aiding England to beat Wales in the first encounter at Twickenham last week winning 23-19 it was with great anticipation, expectation and optimism that I was so looking forward to the return match at the Millennium Stadium. For once it wasnt a mad rush to get into the […]

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RUGBY-Cardiff Blues try some different ways of advertising….

Whilst passing Leckwith Road I noticed that the Captain America advertisement was being replaced with one for the local rugby side The Cardiff Blues. It seems the new tagline might need some work :- “Think Rug” I know some people think of the side as a bunch of pussies with too much prancing around in […]

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GRAFITTI-New tag appearing in Cardiff

Wandering between the City Centre and Pontcanton I noticed some new grafitti tags springing up in Canton and Riverside. Attempting to be more colourful than the usual tags and sprayed in some prominent positions too.

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RUGBY-Fans in City Centre trophy parade

Saturday 21st May, 2011 and one of the biggest weekends in the rugby world to hit the capital city for a while! On Friday night Stade Francais took on Harlequins in The Amlin Challenge Cup Final at the Cardiff City Stadium whilst on Saturday the Northampton Saints took on Leinster in the Heineken Cup Final […]

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RUGBY-Amusing old chap at Swalec Cup Final

In the Swalec Challenge Cup Final which took place at the Millennium Stadium on Monday 2nd April, 2011 – the cameras cut to an old chap who was more than happy to play upto the cameras! Watch the video below!

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CCFC-Van decorated in support for Cardiff City FC

Parked alongside the Cardiff City Stadium was this lovingly decorated vehicle. CARDIFF CITY was emblazoned on the sides with a Bluebird logo aswell. It seems that spray cans were also used to give it that home-made and urban look! I’m not entirely sure whether it’s still work in progress! Giving their full support to the […]

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