Dave Jones sacked

30 May 2011 02:26
A sad but inevitable end for Jones after leading City to Wembley three times but never managing to quite take the team to the Premier League. Cardiff City have today parted company with Dave Jones. Chief Exec Gethin Jenkins will lead the search for a new manager. A statement on the official website reds:"Dave Jones. leaves his post in the knowledge that he has left the club in a far better position than when he arrived," continued Jenkins in a statement released on the club website. "Dave's tenure has seen Cardiff City Football Club develop from a standpoint of Championship stability through to becoming regular promotion contenders, while also having taken the team to a FA Cup final. "His efforts in the recruitment and development of players also meant that the sale of these players at times enabled the club to survive. "He has also had a significant contribution in the development of training facilities and the stadium during his Cardiff City career. "We thank him for all that he has done and achieved with the club and wish him well for the future."More to follow later