Should the Bluebirds defeat Portsmouth at Wembley they would not be allowed into the UEFA Cup under current FA rules, but the professional game board - which is made up of Premier League and Football League chairman - agreed Cardiff should be allowed to enter the UEFA Cup as a representative of England.
Professional game board spokesman Dan Johnson told the Western Mail: "Members of the professional game board debated the Cardiff matter and decided the fair thing to do is for them to be permitted to go into Europe."
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