Cardiff City v Charlton Athletic

15 July 2011 06:07
City play their first match of the pre-season against Charlton this evening. The game takes place just South of Seville and kicks off at 6.30pm UK time, 7:30pm in Spain. Three City players, Paul Quinn, Steve McPhail and Jon Meades did not travel to Spain this week as they were carrying small injuries / illness. City will include a triallist in the squad for tonight's match. He is striker Rudy Gestede, he has previously played for FC Metz. “Rudy has been with us this week and he’ll play a part against Charlton,” said Cardiff manager Malky Mackay. “No decisions have been made, but he’s a young player we wanted to take a close look at.”The squad for tonight is expected to be: Goalkeepers: Tom Heaton, David Marshall, Jordan Santiago.Defenders: Anthony Gerrard, Gabor Gyepes, Mark Hudson, Dekel Keinan, Kevin McNaughton, Lee Naylor, Andrew Taylor, Darcy Blake.~Midfield: Don Cowie, Craig Conway, Solomon Taiwo, Peter Whittingham, Aaron Wildig.Strikers: Nathaniel Jarvis, Jon Parkin, Joe Mason, Robert Earnshaw and Gestede. Match details later.