Vital Football

Latest Birmingham City News

Blues Reserves 2 Wolves Reserves 0

Blues Reserves 2 Wolves Reserves 0

Blues reserves fielded a strong side against the Wolves second string and totally dominated their younger opponents.
Blues went ahead in the fifth minute from a Matthew Birley cross which Marcos Painter headed past Oakes in the Wolves goal.

Dudley Campbell was hauled down in the box on 14 minutes and got up to take the spot kick himself. Sadley his woeful kick was easily saved by Oakes to his right. Campbell
has yet to look anything like a Premiership striker and this performance had little in it to enhance his reputation.

A Painter cross on 29 minutes saw Oliver Allen turn home from five yards to double Blues lead.

The Blues back line was rarely threatened although Vaessen pulled out a smart save from Davis in the second half.

Upson after strolling though an hour was taken off and looked ready for a recall while the others battled on without too much threat.


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

Writer:
Date:Tuesday April 11 2006
Time: 1:18PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Birmingham City Articles

Why Blues should go all out to sign out-of-contract Campbell

Luke Turner thinks that Blues should keep a close eye on Fraizer Campbell...

Birmingham City target Wigan Athletic striker

Northern Ireland international Will Grigg is a target for Blues

Blues winger could be heading for St. Andrews exit

David Cotterill may be heading for the exit door

Panos Pavlakis saved the club - never forget that

Rob Wildey's thoughts on Panos Pavlakis' resignation today

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)

Should Blues appoint Harry Redknapp permanently?
Suggested By: Vital Blues staff
Yes92%
No8%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Newcastle 46 29 7 10 94 45
P Brighton 46 28 9 9 93 34
3 Reading 46 26 7 13 85 4
4 Sheff Wed 46 24 9 13 81 15
5 Huddersfield 46 25 6 15 81 -2
6 Fulham 46 22 14 10 80 28
7 Leeds Utd 46 22 9 15 75 14
8 Norwich 46 20 10 16 70 16
9 Derby County 46 18 13 15 67 4
10 Brentford 46 18 10 18 64 10
11 Preston 46 16 14 16 62 1
12 Cardiff 46 17 11 18 62 -1
13 Aston Villa 46 16 14 16 62 -1
14 Barnsley 46 15 13 18 58 -3
15 Wolves 46 16 10 20 58 -4
16 Ipswich 46 13 16 17 55 -10
17 Bristol City 46 15 9 22 54 -6
18 Q.P.R. 46 15 8 23 53 -14
19 Birmingham 46 13 14 19 53 -19
20 Burton 46 13 13 20 52 -14
21 Forest 46 14 9 23 51 -10
R Blackburn 46 12 15 19 51 -12
R Wigan 46 10 12 24 42 -17
R Rotherham 46 5 8 33 23 -58
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Birmingham City Results (view all)

Birmingham City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Brooklyn40
2.WayCoolBlue35
3.David Village22
4.gazal12
5.cropped10
6.Rob Wildey19
7.Sausage n egg6
8.Stevendp1
9.WhoRya1
10.Plynch1
Vital Football Comment