Any Cardiff City fans looking forward to lying back and basking in the glory of the Premier League has had a rude awakening these past few days. And there hasn't even been any football played. In what should be a time of quiet consolidation during the first international break of the season, the club has found its name written all over the back pages of the newspapers for all the wrong reasons. Again.
I have always thought that Cardiff City is a pretty quirky football club. The past weeks events have only reinforced that view. On Tuesday evening, the news broke that Iain Moody - Malky Mackay's trusted head of player recruitment - had been suspended by the club. It has since been confirmed that he has left his position permanently. As yet, there has not been any clarification for the reasons behind his departure.
Cardiff City manager Malky Mackay's head of recruitment, Iain Moody, has been suspended and replaced by 23-year-old Kazakhstani