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  • Date:13 Mar 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Cardiff City Stadium
  • Attendance:23,065
  • Whittingham (20) Keinan (82)
  • Gray (28)
    Gray (88)
Goal!

Live Commentary

94:04 +4.04

The offside flag is raised against Jacob Butterfield. Stephen Bywater restarts play with the free kick.

93:34 +3.34

Corner taken by Jacob Butterfield from the right by-line to the near post, Paul Quinn manages to make a clearance.

93:12 +3.12

The referee shows Craig Bellamy a yellow card for dissent. Craig Bellamy challenges Paul McShane unfairly and gives away a free kick. Kieran Trippier takes the direct free kick.

92:28 +2.28

Jacob Butterfield takes a shot. Save made by Stephen Bywater.

91:24 +1.24

Andy Gray concedes a free kick for a foul on Paul Quinn. Centre by Peter Whittingham, Seyi Olofinjana takes a shot. Save by Luke Steele.

88:29

Andy Gray finds the back of the net with a headed goal from inside the penalty box. Cardiff 2-2 Barnsley.Jacob Butterfield provided the assist for the goal.

86:58

Jacob Butterfield is brought on as a substitute for Matthew Hill. Chris Burke concedes a free kick for a foul on Andy Gray. Direct free kick taken by Jacob Butterfield.

85:19

Chris Burke fouled by Matthew Hill, the ref awards a free kick. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Peter Whittingham, Luke Steele makes a save.

82:31

Dekel Keinan finds the back of the net with a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Cardiff 2-1 Barnsley.Chris Burke provided the assist for the goal.

81:31

The referee cautions Diego Arismendi for unsporting behaviour. Unfair challenge on Dekel Keinan by Diego Arismendi results in a free kick. Peter Whittingham delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from right channel, Jason Shackell manages to make a clearance.

80:05

Free kick awarded for a foul by Matthew Hill on Chris Burke. Peter Whittingham has a direct shot on goal from the free kick, Luke Steele makes a save.

78:14

Jon Parkin concedes a free kick for a foul on Paul McShane. Luke Steele restarts play with the free kick.

77:46

Jim O'Brien is caught offside. Stephen Bywater restarts play with the free kick.

77:02

Chris Burke takes a shot. Matthew Hill gets a block in.

75:12

Inswinging corner taken by Peter Whittingham from the right by-line.

74:01

Stephen McPhail fouled by Diego Arismendi, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Stephen Bywater.

73:46

Seyi Olofinjana gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jason Shackell. Luke Steele restarts play with the free kick.

73:08

Jay Bothroyd goes off and Jon Parkin comes on. Marlon Harewood is caught offside. Mark Hudson takes the free kick.

70:12

The referee penalises Stephen McPhail for handball. Kieran Trippier produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick.

69:35

Jay Bothroyd challenges Jason Shackell unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Luke Steele.

69:07

Diego Arismendi has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the target.

68:22

Jay McEveley takes a outswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Jay Bothroyd.

68:09

Marlon Harewood takes a shot. Mark Hudson gets a block in.

67:06

Jason Shackell challenges Jay Bothroyd unfairly and gives away a free kick. Peter Whittingham produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick.

66:02

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Peter Whittingham.

65:44

Corner taken left-footed by Peter Whittingham, clearance by Andy Gray.

65:34

Craig Bellamy takes a shot. Save made by Luke Steele.

62:10

(Barnsley) makes a substitution, with Jim O'Brien coming on for Jacob Mellis.

61:45

Jay Bothroyd takes a shot. Save by Luke Steele.

60:58

Unfair challenge on Stephen McPhail by Nathan Doyle results in a free kick. Stephen McPhail restarts play with the free kick.

59:56

The assistant referee flags for offside against Marlon Harewood. Stephen Bywater restarts play with the free kick.

58:10

Jay Emmanuel-Thomas leaves the field to be replaced by Seyi Olofinjana.

57:04

The referee blows for offside. Stephen Bywater takes the free kick.

56:05

Stephen McPhail gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jacob Mellis. Free kick crossed by Kieran Trippier.

55:26

Chris Burke produces a left-footed shot from just outside the area that goes wide left of the goal.

54:33

Corner taken left-footed by Jay McEveley, Dekel Keinan makes a clearance.

51:30

Andy Gray takes a shot. Save made by Stephen Bywater.

50:21

The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by Kieran Trippier.

49:52

Paul Quinn fouled by Marlon Harewood, the ref awards a free kick. Stephen Bywater takes the direct free kick.

48:12

Jay McEveley takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, Jay Bothroyd manages to make a clearance.

46:04

Craig Bellamy is caught offside. Indirect free kick taken by Luke Steele.

45:45 +0.45

Corner taken left-footed by Jay McEveley, Kevin McNaughton manages to make a clearance.

45:36 +0.36

Marlon Harewood takes a shot. Kevin McNaughton gets a block in.

44:02

Jay Bothroyd is ruled offside. Matthew Hill restarts play with the free kick.

43:21

Unfair challenge on Jason Shackell by Craig Bellamy results in a free kick. Luke Steele takes the free kick.

41:36

Jay McEveley challenges Chris Burke unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed by Peter Whittingham, clearance by Jay McEveley.

41:02

Shot on goal by Jacob Mellis from just inside the area clears the crossbar.

39:14

The referee blows for offside against Craig Bellamy. Luke Steele takes the free kick.

35:48

The assistant referee flags for offside against Marlon Harewood. Stephen Bywater restarts play with the free kick.

34:36

Effort from outside the penalty box by Jay Bothroyd goes wide right of the goal.

32:59

Jay Bothroyd is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by Luke Steele.

32:13

The assistant referee flags for offside against Craig Bellamy. Luke Steele restarts play with the free kick.

31:30

Inswinging corner taken by Jay Emmanuel-Thomas from the left by-line, Andy Gray makes a clearance.

31:07

Corner from the left by-line taken by Craig Bellamy, clearance by Jay McEveley.

30:28

Paul McShane shown a yellow card. Unfair challenge on Jay Emmanuel-Thomas by Paul McShane results in a free kick. Shot comes in from Craig Bellamy from the free kick.

28:28

Andy Gray grabs a goal from just inside the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Cardiff 1-1 Barnsley.The assist for the goal came from Marlon Harewood.

26:49

Paul McShane fouled by Craig Bellamy, the ref awards a free kick. Luke Steele restarts play with the free kick.

26:02

Effort from the edge of the box by Marlon Harewood goes wide of the left-hand upright.

24:44

Michael Chopra leaves the field to be replaced by Chris Burke.

22:05

Effort from inside the area by Marlon Harewood misses to the right of the goal.

21:49

The assistant referee signals for offside against Jay Bothroyd. Nathan Doyle restarts play with the free kick.

20:42

Peter Whittingham gets on the score sheet with a goal from outside the penalty area to the top right corner of the goal. Cardiff 1-0 Barnsley.The assist for the goal came from Jay Emmanuel-Thomas.

19:47

Free kick awarded for a foul by Nathan Doyle on Stephen McPhail. Direct free kick taken by Dekel Keinan.

18:28

Nathan Doyle has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the left of the goal.

17:31

Jay McEveley takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance by Jay Bothroyd.

14:59

Jay McEveley has shot on goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

13:54

Unfair challenge on Kevin McNaughton by Marlon Harewood results in a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Stephen McPhail, clearance by Jason Shackell.

11:45

Danny Haynes leaves the field to be replaced by Andy Gray.

8:26

The offside flag is raised against Michael Chopra. Luke Steele restarts play with the free kick.

7:36

Jacob Mellis gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Stephen McPhail. Stephen Bywater takes the free kick.

5:01

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jay Bothroyd by Diego Arismendi. Free kick crossed by Kevin McNaughton.

1:24

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Michael Chopra by Nathan Doyle. Dekel Keinan takes the free kick.

1:00

Foul by Michael Chopra on Jason Shackell, free kick awarded. Jason Shackell takes the direct free kick.

Match Preview

Whitbread worry for Canaries Norwich have concerns over the fitness of defender Zak Whitbread and striker Aaron Wilbraham ahead of the clash with Bristol City. Both played in the victory over Leicester despite back problems, Wilbraham defying the pain barrier to notch his first goal for the club. Whitbread was substituted through injury in the previous game against Preston but played the full 90 minutes at the Walkers Stadium and could feature on Monday night. Midfielder Simon Lappin is recovering well from an appendectomy and may make the squad for the first time in three weeks but striker Chris Martin remains unavailable with a hamstring injury. Manager Paul Lambert can mastermind a move into the automatic promotion places with a win over the resurgent Robins should results go their way over the weekend. Bristol City are waiting on the fitness of defenders Liam Fontaine and Steven Caulker and midfielder Kalifa Cisse. Fontaine is nursing a sore ankle following the midweek victory over Portsmouth, while Cisse had stitches in a cut on his heel at half-time against Pompey but managed to complete the game. A bruised hip ruled out on-loan centre-half Caulker on Tuesday night. He has been receiving treatment at parent club Tottenham but is expected to be fit. Already without long-term casualties Louis Carey (skull fracture), Jamie McAllister (rib fracture), Cole Skuse and Jon Stead, manager Keith Millen will be hoping Fontaine and Cisse also make it. Of the long-term injured, striker Stead is expected to be back in training within two weeks while midfielder Skuse will have an x-ray on Monday to check on his toe fracture.

Formation:442Manager: Dave Jones

Cardiff

Formation: 442Manager: Mark Robins

Barnsley

  • Stephen Bywater
  • Kevin McNaughton
  • Mark Hudson
  • Dekel Keinan
  • Paul Quinn
  • Peter Whittingham
  • Stephen McPhail
  • Jay Emmanuel-Thomas
  • Craig Bellamy
  • Michael Chopra
  • Jay Bothroyd
  • SUBS
  • Jason Brown
  • Gavin Rae
  • Gabor Gyepes
  • Chris Burke
  • Jon Parkin
  • Seyi Olofinjana
  • Darcy Blake

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Match Report

Gray double dents Cardiff hopes A double from Barnsley substitute Andy Gray prevented Cardiff moving into the automatic promotion places in the npower Championship as the visitors secured a share of the spoils at Cardiff City Stadium. A stunning Peter Whittingham strike had given the hosts a 21st-minute lead, but Gray coolly fired home just eight minutes later to level. Dekel Keinan's first goal for Cardiff looked to have won it with eight minutes to play, but Gray's near-post header dented Cardiff's hopes of a top-two finish. Craig Bellamy and Jay Bothroyd wasted chances after the break, with the former also furious not to be given a first-half penalty after going down under a challenge from Jason Shackell. And Cardiff boss Dave Jones will reflect on a missed opportunity following Swansea's defeat at Derby yesterday as his side remain fourth in the table. Despite consecutive defeats to Ipswich and Crystal Palace, Jones opted to stick with the same side which lost at Selhurst Park, although Seyi Olofinjana returned on the bench. Barnsley boss Mark Robins made one change from the XI which claimed a first league win in six games against Scunthorpe, defender Matt Hill replacing Jim O'Brien. The Tykes were dealt an early blow as Danny Haynes was forced off in the 11th minute with what appeared to be an ankle injury, Gray coming on. That was the only incident of note during an ugly opening, but the game sprang to life as the visitors took the lead through Whittingham's stunning strike. The midfielder brought down Jay Emmanuel-Thomas' high flick on the right and lashed an unstoppable left-footed volley beyond the despairing dive of Luke Steele for his sixth goal of the season. Marlon Harewood had a chance to respond almost immediately after being teed up by Jacob Mellis, but the on-loan Blackpool forward's effort went wide off the outside of the post. Cardiff then lost Michael Chopra to injury in the 25th minute as the forward went down clutching his hamstring after racing onto a Stephen McPhail pass, Chris Burke coming on to replace him. And a further blow came four minutes later as a Harewood knock down gave Gray the time to control and slot a controlled strike into the corner beyond Stephen Bywater. Steele beat out a Bellamy effort following good link work with Whittingham and Emmanuel-Thomas, before Bothroyd blazed narrowly wide from the edge of the box as Cardiff sought a rapid response. Bellamy then appeared to be dragged down by Shackell as he raced in on goal from a lovely Whittingham pass, but referee Russell Booth waved away the appeals and spoke to the striker after he continued to protest. Gray should have doubled his tally five minutes into the second half, but he could only head at Bywater after a fantastic ball in from Hill, while Diego Arismendi then glanced a header wide from Kieran Trippier's free-kick. Cardiff responded and just after the hour mark Steele needed to stick out a leg to block Bothroyd's close-range effort after more good work by Burke. And the Bluebirds than spurned two gilt-edged chances as Steele denied Bellamy with a sharp stop before, from the resulting corner, substitute Olofinjana put the ball wide. Steele bravely denied Bellamy again as Cardiff laid siege to the Barnsley goal, and their resistance was broken when a weighted Burke cross was headed home by Keinan. But the lead did not last long as Gray stooped to head home a Jacob Butterfield cross with two minutes to go. end

Form Guide

    DLWWLL
  • Cardiff
  • VS
  • Barnsley
  • DLDLDW

Last Meetings

  • Barnsley
  • 1 - 2
  • Cardiff
  • 02/10/2010
  • Cardiff
  • 0 - 2
  • Barnsley
  • 20/02/2010
  • Barnsley
  • 1 - 0
  • Cardiff
  • 21/11/2009
  • Cardiff
  • 3 - 1
  • Barnsley
  • 03/03/2009
  • Barnsley
  • 0 - 1
  • Cardiff
  • 16/09/2008
  • Cardiff
  • 3 - 0
  • Barnsley
  • 04/05/2008

Top Scorers

Cardiff

  • J Bothroyd 15
  • M Chopra 9
  • C Bellamy 8
  • S Olofinjana 5
  • P Whittingham 3
  • L Naylor 2
  • C Burke 2
  • G Rae 1
  • G Gyepes 1
  • J Parkin 1
  • J Emmanuel-Thomas 1

Barnsley

  • G O'Connor 4
  • J Shackell 3
  • D Haynes 3
  • A Gray 2
  • M Hill 2
  • M Harewood 2
  • G Lovre 2
  • N Doyle 2
  • J Mellis 2
  • B Hassell 1
  • J McEveley 1
  • HR Colace 1
  • J O'Brien 1
  • DH Arismendi 1
  • J Butterfield 1
  • K Trippier 1

Goals

Cardiff

    • Total goals 96
    • Goals per game 55
  • 5 (For) 5 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 9 (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 5 (For) 6 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 5 (For) 5 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 6 (For) 7 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 11 (For) 7 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Barnsley

    • Total goals 83
    • Goals per game 42
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 6 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 5 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 9 (For) 5 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 4 (For) 8 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • (For) 6 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 9 (For) 14 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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