UK time is: 20:41:07
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Gaffers View: Sheff Weds (h)

Birmingham manager Alex McLeish was more than pleased with his side`s 3-1 over Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday and he also heaped praise on Garry O`Connor.

The boss said: 'To have 30 points from 13 games is a tremendous performance. I'm delighted that we made such a great start to the season.

'It is certainly better to have the points on board instead of having to play catch-up later in the season.

'It was a very good performance following on from our midweek success. We took it a step further against Wednesday.

'You could see the confidence in the players. Apart from the equalising goal we were generally well in control.'

Commenting upon O'Connor's two-goal performance, McLeish said: 'I don't think people realise that he is a decent player.

'He is the best finisher in the club and now he is showing it at Birmingham after doing it at Hibs and in Moscow.

'Another pleasing feature is that he is now linking up well with Kevin Phillips.'




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: Foxxy Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday October 27 2008

Time: 1:56PM

Your Comments

O'Connor certainly does look class, and I'm considerably worried going into tomorrow night's game!
Boxer
you are starting to look good for coming back to the prem......but can you keep it up ??
lincolnblue
I think McLeish will be less than happy with his side's capitulation tonight against 10-man QPR, who seem to have all the Championship momentum. Birmingham cannot take two many surprises like this. The Championship is this year possibly the most competitive league in football!
Sindbad
and then you get beat by QPR........still work to do then ???
lincolnblue
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Birmingham City Articles

Loan Watch (Tuesday November 25 2014)

Watch: Keep Right On (Tuesday November 25 2014)

Donaldson Would Welcome Zigic (Tuesday November 25 2014)

Blues Defender Joins Colchester United (Tuesday November 25 2014)

Blues Ready for Anyone (Tuesday November 25 2014)

Blog: Boys in Royal Blue (Monday November 24 2014)

Rowet: We Controlled the Game (Monday November 24 2014)

Striker Pleased with Fortune (Monday November 24 2014)

Highlights: Rotherham 0-1 Birmingham (Monday November 24 2014)

Stats: Rotherham v Birmingham City (Sunday November 23 2014)

Archived Birmingham City Articles

List All Vital Birmingham Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
16. Leeds Utd 18 5 5 8 -5 20
17. Fulham 18 5 4 9 -5 19
18. Millwall 18 4 7 7 -5 19
19. Birmingham 18 4 7 7 -14 19
20. Brighton 18 3 9 6 -3 18
21. Rotherham 18 4 6 8 -10 18
22. Wigan 18 3 8 7 -4 17

Breaking League News

March Pencilled In For Albion Return
Brighton : 25/11/2014 20:38:00
Walton Backed To Shine
Brighton : 25/11/2014 20:34:00
LUFC Crewe keen to land Leeds winger
Leeds Utd : 25/11/2014 19:52:00
Birmingham v Forest - Ticket News!
Forest : 25/11/2014 19:48:00
Lenihan loan ends
Blackpool : 25/11/2014 19:23:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Birmingham v Nottingham Forest
Suggested By:  
Home win 0%
Draw 0%
Away win 0%