Birmingham City - McLeish knows big chance was blown
UK time is: 03:58:15
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

McLeish knows big chance was blown

Birmingham manager Alex McLeish knows that his side blew the chance of taking back second place in the league when they went down 2-0 at Blackpool on Saturday.

A win against 10 man Blackpool would have put the Blues back in the automatic promotion places by leap-frogging Reading.

But first-half strikes from former Blues striker DJ Campbell and midfielder Keith Southern was enough to ensure that Birmingham got nothing from the game.

McLeish said: 'It's a lost opportunity but there are a lot of games left and I don't think it's time to press the panic button.

'We're disappointed but we've got to show perseverance and some of the players must realise that they've got to give us a lot more than they've given us today.

'There are no excuses and, as a team with our aspirations, the players know they have to do much better than that.

'The lack of goals is a concern but I felt the real problem today was the long ball over the top, which we struggled to cope with.'




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 January 26 2009

Time: 10:50AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
every team goes through wobbles but you will be ok lads.
bluemooner_mcfc
Report Abuse
19/03/2009 15:21:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Birmingham City Articles

Birmingham City snare young Gunner (Thursday July 30 2015)

Who Are Ya: Connal Trueman (Thursday July 30 2015)

Sunderland winger on Blues radar? (Thursday July 30 2015)

Blues Had to Wait on Kieftenbeld Fee (Thursday July 30 2015)

Demarai Gray Named in Emerging XI (Thursday July 30 2015)

Sask's Thoughts On Cotterill (Wednesday July 29 2015)

Sask's Thoughts On Hancox (Tuesday July 28 2015)

Archived Birmingham City Articles

List All Vital Birmingham Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Sask 144
2. Chrisblues 117
3. Iknowmorethanblue 86
4. Dominic101 65
5. Jackmacbcfc 65
6. HappyBlueHarry 64
7. anyonebutwildey 36
8. BcfcTom 22
9. Andy Exall 3
10. TommyBlue 2

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Birmingham 0 0 0 0 +0 0
2. Blackburn 0 0 0 0 +0 0
3. Bolton 0 0 0 0 +0 0
4. Brentford 0 0 0 0 +0 0
5. Brighton 0 0 0 0 +0 0
6. Bristol City 0 0 0 0 +0 0
7. Burnley 0 0 0 0 +0 0

Birmingham City Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Ex-Wednesday winger Maguire Comments on Leaving S6 and Fans
Sheff Wed : 30/07/2015 23:51:00
Birmingham City snare young Gunner
Birmingham : 30/07/2015 23:47:00
Vital Derby On Twitter
Derby County : 30/07/2015 21:00:01
LUFC Summer transfer target joins Championship rivals
Leeds Utd : 30/07/2015 20:36:01
No Deal!! Rovers Refused Kim Permit
Blackburn : 30/07/2015 19:37:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Should Birmingham City sign Royston Griffiths?
Suggested By:  Tom Heslop
Yes 66%
No 34%