Alan Shearer has confirmed he will not be the new manager of Cardiff. The former Newcastle boss revealed he held talks with the npower Championship club, but they were "unsuccessful".
The former England captain said in a statement: "I can confirm that I was one of the candidates that the club spoke to about the vacant manager's position at Cardiff City.
"During these talks I was most impressed with the vision, ambition and determination of the owner Dato Chan Tien Ghee and the board.
"Unfortunately those talks were unsuccessful on this occasion.
"Cardiff City is a great club and I wish them every success next season."