Vital Football

Latest Birmingham City News

Phillips Wins Bosses Praise

Phillips Wins Bosses Praise

Birmingham City manager Alex McLeish was full of praise for veteran striker Kevin Phillips who turned things around to earn Blues three points against Wolves on Sunday.

Birmingham had somehow managed to go a goal down to Wolves and it was looking like they would get nothing from the game, but the 36 year old came on as a sub and netted twice late on to secure the points.

McLeish said: 'Kevin will never lose that ability he has got in the box.

'He might lose his teeth, he might go bald and his legs will go at some stage, but he will always have that magnificent technique and touch of a top player.

'The morale of any player can be affected when they have been a first-choice player all their career and then find they are not playing every week but Kevin has been an exemplary professional.'



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

Writer:Foxxy
Date:Monday February 8 2010
Time: 10:17AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Birmingham City Articles

Burnley striker a Janaury target for Blues

Jon Walters is available for loan

Should Steve Cotterill stay or go?

Rob Wildey assesses Steve Cotterill's time as Blues manager

Opinion: It feels like the Zola era all over again!

Vital Birmingham editor Tom Heslop discusses the current ongoings at Blues

More away day woes for Blues

Blues were beaten at Fulham this afternoon

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 Steve Cotterill stay on as Blues manager?
Suggested By:
Yes - get behind him20%
No - sack him 69%
Undecided - give him a bit more time11%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Birmingham City Results (view all)

Birmingham City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Ohio19
2.David Village10
3.greatsince682
4.WhoRya1
5.Rob Wildey11
The Vital Football Members League