BBC takes a look at Div 1 runners and riders

Last updated : 08 August 2003 By Michael Morris
BBC key man
BBC Online have been looking at the first division teams and giving their views on the coming season.

On Cardiff City they say


Nickname: Bluebirds
Ground: Ninian Park
Capacity: 21,450
Last season: 6th Division Two
Manager: Lennie Lawrence

In: John Robinson, Tony Vidmar
Out: Robert Hughes, Martyn Giles, Tony Wallis, Simon Heal, Andy Jordan, Mark Walton, Fan Zhiyi, Gareth Ainsworth, Leo Fortune-West, Steve Jenkins, Gethin Jones, Andy Legg

BBC Sport verdict: With chairman Sam Hammam at the helm the club have lofty ambitions of reaching the Premiership. But it would be a fantastic achievement if Cardiff were to push for promotion at the first attempt.
Key man: Robert Earnshaw

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