Soccer-Cardiff City sack manager Mackay

LONDON, Dec 27 (Reuters) - Premier League Cardiff City sacked manager Malky Mackay on Friday following a protracted disagreement with the club's Malaysian chairman Vincent Tan.

"The Board of Directors at Cardiff City have relieved Malky Mackay of his duties. A new first team manager will be appointed in due course," the Welsh side said in a statement on their website (

(Reporting by Mike Collett; editing by Justin Palmer)