Al-Samarrai has led our coverage of Swansea City and Cardiff since joining the Daily Mail in 2009. He was presented with the award by former Sportsmail rugby correspondent Peter Jackson on Friday.
The Football Association of Wales insist Cardiff's preparations for the 2017 Uefa Champions League final are on course.
Bournemouth have confirmed two pre-season friendlies against Championship sides Reading and Cardiff in July.
Should Cardiff City progress through to an FA Cup quarter final from the 2016/17 season onwards, the game will no longer be subject to a replay.
With the 2015-16 season behind us, the final television allocation money based on final league positions have been confirmed - and here's what Cardiff City...
Paul Trollope flies to Malaysia to meet Cardiff owner Vincent Tan before joining Wales in Portugal ahead of Euro 2016.
Cardiff City have today confirmed a pre season friendly against Shrewsbury Town this summer.
Yesterday Cardiff City confirmed their released list for the 2016 summer and Ben Turner departs after five years of service.