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Published:Monday | September 1, 2014 | 12:00 AM

Jones lauded

LONDON (CMC):Trinidadian striker Kenwyne Jones has again drawn praise from manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after notching his fourth goal in five outings Saturday to help Cardiff City to a share of the points in a 1-1 draw at Fulham.

The lanky frontman, who joined the Bluebirds in January, got on the scoresheet in the second half to cancel out Tim Hoogland's 22nd minute strike in the Championship division match.

"I'm very pleased with how he's come back this season. He's finally got his fitness back," said Solskjaer.

"We need him in the box, we need him to be a nuisance for defenders because he's strong and he's quick. He's got everything a striker should have."


Hughes fails on recall

DERBY, England (CMC):Chesney Hughes' recall to Derbyshire's first team ended in disappointment yesterday when he was dismissed cheaply on the opening day of their County Championship match against Worcestershire.

The Leeward Islands left-hander made just 13 batting at number four as the hosts finished the day on 323 for eight, after winning the toss and opting for first knock.

Hughes' last first class match was nearly four months ago when he was dismissed for 0 and 12, ironically also against Worcestershire when Derbyshire lost by an innings.

Hughes has endured a miserable season with just 54 runs from five innings.