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Full Results Against Cardiff City

Cardiff City Football Club is a professional association football club based in Cardiff, Wales, but competes in the English football league system

Founded in 1899 as Riverside A.F.C., the club changed its name to Cardiff City in 1908 and entered the Southern Football League in 1910 before joining the English Football League in 1920. The team have spent 17 seasons in the top tier of English football since, the longest period being between 1921 and 1929.

Cardiff is the only team from outside England to have won the FA Cup, doing so in 1927. They have also reached three other cup finals in English competitions, the 1925 FA Cup Final against Sheffield United, the 2008 FA Cup Final again Portsmouth and the 2012 Football League Cup Final against Liverpool, suffering defeat on each occasion.

They have won the Welsh Cup on 22 occasions, making them the second most successful team in the competition’s history behind Wrexham.

With the exception of a short period this century, the team have played in home colours of blue and white since 1908, which gives them the nickname “The Bluebirds”. Cardiff’s first permanent ground was Ninian Park opened in 1910; it remained in use for 99 years until the club moved into the Cardiff City Stadium in 2009.

Ayr United were soundly beaten by 3-1 in their pre-season friendly match with Cardiff City on 23rd July 2002.

A combined matchday programme was produced.

 

Season

Date

H/A

Competition

Score – Ayr First

Programme Issued

Comments

2002/03

23/7/02

H

Friendly

1-3

Yes

Combined programme

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