There were some that questioned the appointment of Mick McCarthy back in January but Cardiff City’s decision to go for the experienced coach has proven the right one.
The Bluebirds have lost just once in McCarthy’s tenure and their win against Swansea City ahead of the international break has left them just four points outside the play-offs.
That’s a gap that they’ll feel confident they can close when the Championship campaign resumes next week and the experience of McCarthy could well prove vital in the business end of the 2020/21 season, while there are some seasoned heads in his squad as well.
We’ve turned our focus to some of Bluebirds’ most experienced players in their history and they’ve had a fair few in the Welsh capital over the years.
With that in mind, we’ve scoured the Transfermarkt records to compile a list of the top 10 oldest players ever to feature for Cardiff City…