Vital Football

Latest Birmingham City News

What a FAC-up!!

What a FAC-up!!

The wonderful FA, the guys who put a Scotsman in charge and Swede as National Manager, gave the Wembley contract to an Australian firm who have built it in the wrong place at the wrong time, have done it again.

These faceless dumbbells who think that Uriah Rennie and Rob Styles can actually referee have come up with the plan to end all plans for the FA Cup sixth round .

Midweek kick offs from Monday to Thursday. Middlesbrough and Newcastle will have to travel 700 miles into the worst traffic jam on the planet. Two days off work , London prices and a cost of around £350 to see their team. They must be very grateful.

Blues thankfully are at home and with Liverpool's poor recent record against Blues the home side may fancy it. That game is a local Derby by comparison to the Magpies visiting the Smoke.

The League programme for Saturday could have been put into the midweek and the Sixth round kept in its rightful place. Our World cup chances, whatever they may be will not increase or decrease because of this. The Germans who have a far better World Cup record than us have moved their cup final forward a MONTH and their season end on April 29th. They still managed six week winter break and the disruption to their season and their national team is nil.

The reason the Germans particularly out do us at every World Cup bar one, is they are run by ‘Football people' like Beckenbauer and other international stalwarts. We are run by the faceless and as Blues fans would put it the ‘Who?'


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:
Date:Monday February 20 2006
Time: 6:03PM

Comments

0
Thank fully we have a Tuesday night kick off. We don't need a replay.
BigAl
22/02/2006 12:08:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Birmingham City Articles

One To Watch: Sam Winnall

Sask's opinion about the oppositions best player

FA Cup Ball Numbers Known (3/12/16)

With FA Cup second round ties taking place this weekend, the ball numbers for the third round draw of the competition have now been allocated.

Fan view: Barnsley

Rob Wildey speaks to a Barnsley fan.

500,000+ Season Tickets Sold In 2016/17

More than 500,000 Season Tickets were sold in the Football League pyramid for the 2016/17 season.

Archived Vital Birmingham Articles

Vital Birmingham articles from

Site Journalists

Tom Heslop
Editor email
Profile
Christopher Handy
no email
Profile
Saskia Bowes
no email
Profile
Rob Wildey
no email
Profile
Luke Turner
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Where do we need to strengthen in the emergency loan window?
Suggested By: Tom Heslop
In goal6%
In defence23%
In midfield6%
In attack65%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 19 13 1 5 40 21
2 Brighton 18 11 5 2 38 17
3 Reading 18 10 4 4 34 6
4 Birmingham 18 8 7 3 31 5
5 Leeds Utd 18 9 2 7 29 1
6 Huddersfield 18 9 2 7 29 -3
7 Sheff Wed 18 8 4 6 28 0
8 Norwich 18 8 3 7 27 -1
9 Derby County 18 7 5 6 26 3
10 Fulham 18 6 7 5 25 4
11 Aston Villa 18 5 10 3 25 3
12 Preston 18 7 4 7 25 2
13 Forest 19 7 4 8 25 1
14 Bristol City 18 7 3 8 24 2
15 Ipswich 18 6 6 6 24 0
16 Q.P.R. 19 6 5 8 23 -8
17 Brentford 18 6 4 8 22 3
18 Barnsley 18 6 4 8 22 0
19 Wolves 19 5 6 8 21 -3
20 Burton 18 4 7 7 19 -5
21 Blackburn 18 5 4 9 19 -7
22 Wigan 18 4 6 8 18 -4
23 Cardiff 18 5 3 10 18 -12
24 Rotherham 18 1 4 13 7 -25
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Birmingham City Results (view all)

Birmingham City Fixtures (view all)

Dec 3 2016 3:00PM : Barnsley (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 10 2016 3:00PM : Newcastle United (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 13 2016 7:45PM : Ipswich Town (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 17 2016 5:30PM : Brighton & Hove Albion (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 27 2016 3:00PM : Derby County (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 31 2016 3:00PM : Barnsley (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.David Village1
2.BigBluenose1
Write for Vital Football