Newly promoted Premier League side, Cardiff City are taking things seriously for the upcoming new season as they pulled off a record signing transfer by snapping Danish young star, Andreas Cornelius for eight million pounds.
Aside from carrying new challenges, upcoming Premier League season also brought uncertainties for certain players, including Stoke City's striker, Peter Crouch, who admitted that he is not sure whether he would see through his current deal with the Potters for another season.
Hull City AFC 2-2 Cardiff City highlights: Hull City managed to seal their automatic promotion spot into the Premier League next season despite only grabbing a point from their latest league fixture against league leader, Cardiff City on Saturday.
Cardiff confirmed their promotion with a goalless draw against Charlton before securing the Npower Championship title with another draw against struggling Burnley.
The Championship football betting had the Bluebirds marked as front-runners for promotion at the start of the season, but with the second tier of English football becoming more competitive each year there are never any guarantees that things will run to form.
Cardiff City have been doing well in the Championship division this season and one of their important players that helped them out is South Korean international Kim Bo-Kyung, speaking in a recent interview, Kim admitted that his feeling really well at the moment with his club.
This weekend Welsh football seems to be making all the headline in England as on Sunday, Swansea City clinched their historic Capital One Cup victory while in the other side of the block, Cardiff City looking more and more likely to join Swansea in the premier league next season.
The arrival of Fraizer Campbell to Cardiff City this January has already lifted the confidence of Bluebirds' manager Malky Mackay, who is impressed with his new signing's first performance with the club last weekend.
Leicester City FC 0-1 Cardiff City highlights: League leader Cardiff City maintain their lead at the top of England championship after beating fifth place Leicester on Saturday.
Playing in front of their home crowd, Leicester were keen on taking the attacking initiative and they did so, by pouring forwards and creating several chances.
Leicester City suffered a disappointment last weekend in their Championship league match, but they are trying to move forward and gear up for this weekend clash against Cardiff City along with other upcoming matches, which are coming fast during this Holiday season.
Highlights: Blackburn Rover continue their disappointing home run after picking up their third consecutive defeats at Ewood Park as they were beaten by Cardiff City 4-1 on Friday.
The visitor started their winning march in the 30th minute through Mark Hudson's header from inside the penalty area.