Tonight's Cardiff City news as loan players in play-off euphoria and star makes stunning proposal

-Credit: (Image: Getty Images)
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Here are your Cardiff City headlines for Sunday, May 26.

Eli King injured in Ross County play-off win

Eli King's Ross County won their play-off tie with Raith Rovers to maintain their top-flight status in Scotland.

King started the game in midfield for Don Cowie's side and looked assured for the first half an hour as Simon Murray gave County the lead.

But the former Wales youth international went down and received some treatment from the medics not long after and, just minutes after the physios had tended to him, he knew his afternoon was over and was substituted off.

It didn't seem to knock the hosts off their stride too much, though, because Jordan White netted just after the break to double the lead before Murray netted his second of the afternoon.

Brandon Khela then put the cherry on top with another late goal to make it 6-1 on aggregate, securing Ross County's place in the Scottish Premiership for another season in the process.

While it's not the end of the season King wanted, he has enjoyed a fruitful loan up in Scotland, starting 17 of the 18 games for which he was available and impressing with his performances. He will return to Cardiff this summer and has likely earned a shot at being involved in City's first team next term.

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Davies and Ojo help KVK to play-off triumph

Isaak Davies and Sheyi Ojo were also on the winning side to keep KV Kortrijk in the Belgian top flight.

Vincent Tan-owned KVK downed Manchester City's feeder club Lommel SK in the relegation play-off clash this afternoon, with Kortrijk winning after extra time. Sign up to our Cardiff City newsletter here.

Kortrijk took a 1-0 lead into the tie, but Lommel levelled after just three minutes. The tie was locked at 1-1 on aggregate after 90 minutes, which took it to extra time.

Davies, who started the match, was taken off in the 75th minute for Thierry Ambrose, who proved the difference between the two sides. Ambrose netted a hat-trick in extra time, along with Joao Silva, to hand KVK a 5-2 aggregate win.

Davies has enjoyed a stellar season out in Belgium, netting 12 times for the club. Ojo has been less fruitful, scoring just once.

But the result is big not only for Kortrijk, but for Cardiff. After Tan's attempt to sell the club last year fell through, the Bluebirds decided to utilise it by sending Davies, Ojo and Ryotaro Tsunoda there for match time and both clubs have benefitted.

Having Kortrijk in the top flight will be important if Cardiff hope to continue that development plan next term.

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Colwill gets engaged

Cardiff City star Rubin Colwill has announced his engagement to his partner, Angharad Samuel.

The Wales international enjoyed a positive season on the pitch in the last year, impressing for the national team at under-21s level and seeing his performances improve gradually throughout the season for his club.

Indeed, his form has seen Premier League clubs take an interest in the 22-year-old, according to Bluebirds boss Erol Bulut, with an interesting summer seemingly ahead.

However, Colwill kicked off the summer in perfect fashion as he got down on one knee and proposed to his girlfriend in Bora Bora, a small South Pacific island northwest of Tahiti in French Polynesia.

In the lavish-looking beach proposal, Colwill had decked out the floor with flower petals and candles with a stunning backdrop of sea and mountains. After accepting the proposal, Angharad wrote on social media: "It’s always been you."