Date: 18th January 2016 at 11:04am
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Manager Russell Slade has spoken of the pressure that comes with the Cardiff job following the three one victory over Wolverhampton Wanderers in the weekend’s game at the Cardiff City Stadium.

With a brace from Craig Noone and a Joe Ralls goal giving us the win to put a bad week of results and a transfer embargo behind us, Slade is quoted by the media from his post game press conference as saying.

‘When you walk into this job you are always under pressure. But I think when a club gets into this situation you need to look at the whole club and not just what is going on the pitch. If I had only done 150 games or 200 games, then it might have been a double blow. But there are challenges in this game week in, week out and you have to deal with them. Not all of them are on the pitch. Sometimes they are off the pitch as well.’

With the embargo now upon us, Tony Watt had returned to Charlton but at the time Slade was quoted as saying.

‘We can bring players in in on loan and we shall look to do that. We will deal with that and react to that and we have made a great start in reacting to the situation we have been placed in. We wanted a top a performance today and I thought we got a top, top performance and the three vital points that we needed.’

The BBC have him quoted as saying.

‘The football club needed a response and that’s exactly what we got. It was a really good team effort today to get us over the line and a really welcome result.’


‘Everybody’s looking to strengthen and we’re no different. We can bring players in on loan and we shall look to do that, but of course there are restrictions. We’ll have to do everything within those parameters. If we can manage to get a couple in, obviously within the restrictions, that can help us and improve us then we’ll be looking at that. The setback on Wednesday was disappointing but we bounced back in great fashion. We’re right in the mix again, with two home games next. That’s credit to the players and the staff who have worked tirelessly to get it right.’

With reports linking Federico Macheda to a loan move to Bristol City, Slade also commented on speculation about Matthew Connolly and a potential move to Burnley with many reporting that ahead of the game we had received an offer.

‘No, no, from my point of view. There are no offers for players I don`t want to lose. There are a couple of younger players who need football over whom we have had enquiries.’

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