Parry’s heroics for Cardfiff ease the pressure on boss Jones

Last updated at 21:35 24 November 2007


Paul Parry's first-half winner gave a boost to under-pressure Cardiff manager Dave Jones.

Receiving the ball out wide

in the 32nd minute, the

midfielder cut inside before

firing into the far corner.

Five minutes from time

Parry turned defender and

chested Tommy Miller's

goalbound shot off the line.

Jones said: "You make your

own luck in this game. And it

shows how difficult this

division is and what a fine

line there is in football.

"We can't always play pretty football and today the players

had to learn to win ugly.

"We put early mistakes to

one side, never let them affect

us but after scoring a great

goal we lacked the composure

to increase our lead."

Ipswich boss Jim Magilton

reckons his side are too open

away from home. He said:

"We were second best in the

first half and ended up getting

bullied out of it. Cardiff

showed a desire to win which

we never matched."

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