All posts tagged with: Sol Bamba

Brentford v Cardiff: defensive struggles

A section of Brentford fans are growing unhappy with Dean Smith and Richard O’Kelly’s management of the team and this blog can understand why. Left-back Tom Field, who has filled a once problematic position for the Bees is often substituted and the youngster’s departure was partly what turned the tide at Leeds last time out. However, 14th is not a… Read more →

Master beats apprentice in the capital

When new Cardiff City boss Neil Warnock first started managing at Gainsborough Trinity in 1980, Lee Johnson had not been born. While the visiting Bristol City head coach was searching for his 73rd win in professional management, Warnock instead picked up his 538th, thanks to a Peter Whittingham penalty and a Sol Bamba goal. Lee… Read more →

Leeds’ set piece struggles

“If not for the goals conceded, we would have won the game”. That is what Leeds United manager Garry Monk said after his side’s 3-1 defeat at Nottingham Forest just before the international break. That statement implies that he sees the good football Leeds played as the most important thing, that they just need to… Read more →