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Cardiff City
Full name Cardiff City Football Club
Nickname(s) The Bluebirds
Short name CAR, CCFC, City
Founded 1899; 123 years ago (1899) (as Riverside A.F.C.)
Ground Cardiff City Stadium
Ground Capacity 33,316
Owner Vincent Tan
Chairman Mehmet Dalman
Manager Neil Harris
League Championship
2018–19 Premier League, 18th of 20 (relegated)
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Cardiff City F.C. is a Welsh football club who play in Cardiff. They play at the Cardiff City Stadium, (formerly at Ninian Park) and have the nickname "The Bluebirds".

They are the only non-English side to win the FA Cup, in 1926-27. They were also runners up in 1924-25 and 2007-08.


  • 1899-1902 Riverside F.C.
  • 1902-1908 Riverside Albion F.C.
  • 1908-present Cardiff City F.C.

League position

Season League Position
2000/01 Third Division 2nd
2001/02 Second Division 4th
2002/03 Second Division 6th
2003/04 First Division 13th
2004/05 League Championship 16th
2005/06 League Championship 11th
2006/07 League Championship 13th
2007/08 League Championship 12th
2008/09 League Championship 7th
2009/10 League Championship 4th

Former position

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