Cardiff boost Premier League survival hopes with draw against Stoke

Peter Whittingham earns Cardiff a point from the penalty spot in their Premier League clash with Stoke. 

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Cardiff’s hopes of striding closer to Barclays Premier League survival suffered a setback as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men were held to a dramatic 1-1 draw at home to Stoke.

The point proved enough to nudge the Bluebirds above relegation rivals Fulham – who lost earlier at Tottenham – but they remain in the drop zone with just three games of the season remaining.

Bony grabbed the winner from the spot in injury time after Marvin Emnes was brought down by Cheick Tiote in the box, lifting the delighted Swans to 36 points and handing Pardew his fifth successive defeat.

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