League lowdown: Cardiff City

League lowdown: Cardiff City

We look at our 2018/19 opposition.

One of the most exciting days in the football calendar- fixture release day, is nearly upon us as we find out when and where Leeds United will be playing next season.

Fixtures for the 2019/20 Sky Bet Championship campaign will be announced online at www.leedsunited.com at 9:00am on Thursday 20th June.

Ahead of the fixtures being released, we are bringing you the lowdown on each of the opponents we will be facing in the division next season with our league lowdown.


Name: Cardiff City


Nickname: The Bluebirds


Founded: 1899


Stadium: Cardiff City Stadium


Stadium capacity: 33,280


Distance from Elland Road: 233 miles


Manager/head coach: Neil Warnock


2018/19 league position: 18th (Premier League)


2018/19 top league goal scorer: Victor Camarasa/Bobby Reid(5)


2018/19 average league attendance: 31,413


2019/20 Championship title odds: 11/1


2019/20 Championship relegation odds: 25/1


Previous encounters: 58


Leeds United wins: 17


Draws: 13


Cardiff City wins: 28


Last time at home: Leeds United 1(Bamba, own goal 54) Cardiff City 4 (Paterson 9, Hoilett 41, Morrison 45, Pilkington 88– Saturday 3rd February 2018 (Sky Bet Championship)


Last time away: Cardiff 3 (Zohore 28, 59, Hoilett 37, Leeds United 1 (Roofe 67 – Tuesday 26th September 2017 (Sky Bet Championship)


Did you know: Cardiff City have been established since 1899 and are the only non-English side to win the FA Cup.  Fred Keenor captained his Bluebirds side to a 1-0 victory over Arsenal in 1927.


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Check out highlights from our last meeting with Cardiff City below: