Previous
Adelaide United
Western Sydney Wanderers
3
1
FT
Game Details
Real Betis
Barcelona
0
2
FT
Game Details
Bayern Munich
Borussia Monchengladbach
1
1
FT
Game Details
Real Sociedad
Real Madrid
0
1
FT
Game Details
Atletico Madrid
Rayo Vallecano
1
0
FT
Game Details
Montreal Impact
Colorado Rapids
2
2
FT
Game Details
America
Monterrey
3
3
FT
Game Details
New England Revolution
Orlando City SC
2
2
FT
Game Details
Adelaide United
Western Sydney Wanderers
3
1
FT
Game Details
Next

Norwich slip closer to relegation

Norwich City
Read

FA confirms Cardiff dossier on Mackay

Malky Mackay parted company with Cardiff in December.

Cardiff City have submitted a dossier regarding the conduct of former manager Malky Mackay and former head of recruitment Iain Moody to the Football Association, the governing body has confirmed.

An FA spokesman said: "The FA can confirm it is currently investigating this matter."

Cardiff sent the dossier to the FA detailing a number of issues related to Mackay and Moody's time at the club.

The Daily Mail has reported that the document contains allegations of racist, sexist and anti-gay text messages.

On Wednesday, a source told ESPN FC that Mackay will not be appointed as the new Crystal Palace manager after initially being identified as the club's preferred candidate.

Palace announced on Thursday that Moody had quit his role at Selhurst Park over the matter.

"In light of the events of yesterday, sporting director Iain Moody has tendered his resignation and it has been accepted with immediate effect," a club statement read. "There will be no further comment from the club on this matter."

Cardiff owner Vincent Tan sacked Mackay in December 2013, just a few months after the Scot had ended the Bluebirds' 51-year wait for a return to top-flight football.

Two months earlier Moody, Cardiff's former head of recruitment and now Palace director of football, had been placed on gardening leave before being subsequently dismissed.

Mackay launched a 7.5 million-pound legal claim against Tan for compensation and wrongful dismissal after his sacking but dropped the claim in May and issued an apology to the Malaysian businessman.

Cardiff have declined to make any public comment on the dossier and the matter is now in the hands of the FA.

Earlier this week, Palace were fined by the Premier League for their part in the "spygate" saga involving Cardiff last April.

The Premier League determined that Palace had breached its "good faith" rule -- B16 -- by obtaining information about Cardiff's team ahead of their 3-0 win when the two clubs were relegation rivals.

The Welsh club had complained to the Premier League that Moody had contacted Cardiff employees for information in the build-up to the game, an accusation Moody denied.

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.