UK time is: 16:48:51
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Hart Hopes Fading Fast

Blues on loan keeper Joe Hart is not very likely to be at Birmingham City next season, unless it is on another loan spell.

The England stopper has been at St Andrews all season on loan from Manchester City so that the 22 year old can pick up some valuable first team experience in the Premier League.

But he has been so good for Blues that nobody at the club wants to see him return to the City Of Manchester Stadium.

But Blues boss Alex McLeish still doubts that a permanent deal can be agreed.

He said:'At the moment, the chances of Joe coming back next season are slim. Manchester City haven't made their mind up on the matter.

'I'm sure if they got into the Champions League, they might want to keep Joe.

'But, saying that, he's a number one goalkeeper now and I know he wouldn't be happy sitting on the bench.

'That's something, if Manchester City decide to keep Joe, that they are going to have to deal with.

'Joe sees himself very much as a number one goalie now and it would probably devastate him if he has to sit on the bench next season.

'But he is a Manchester City player and we have to look at other options.'


Vital Birmingham Twitter >> Click Here

Vital Birmingham Facebook >> Click Here




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:Wednesday April 7 2010

Time: 3:20PM

Your Comments

It really depends Where Manchester City finish. Hart would be needed if City get to the Champions League, if we don't then there is a good chance he may come back to Birmingham for another year.
Buzz Lightyear
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Articles

Scout Focus: Leeds United (Thursday April 24 2014)

Birmingham Injury Update (Thursday April 24 2014)

Match Day Poll: Birmingham Host Leeds (Wednesday April 23 2014)

Opinion: Players Out Of Position (Wednesday April 23 2014)

Switching On Is The Problem says Burke. (Wednesday April 23 2014)

Macheda Looking To Stay In England. (Wednesday April 23 2014)

Blackburn Bully Birmingham 4-2 (Tuesday April 22 2014)

Stats: Blues v Blackburn Rovers (Monday April 21 2014)

Archived 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
18. Charlton 43 11 12 20 -23 45
19. Doncaster 44 11 11 22 -28 44
20. Millwall 44 10 14 20 -29 44
21. Birmingham 43 11 10 22 -13 43
22. Blackpool 44 10 13 21 -27 43
23. Barnsley 44 9 12 23 -30 39
24. Yeovil 44 8 13 23 -26 37

Breaking League News

Martin Happy With Play-Offs
Derby County : 24/04/2014 15:00:00
Cherries host Forest
Bournemouth : 24/04/2014 14:49:00
Prutton weighing up playing options
Sheff Wed : 24/04/2014 13:39:00
Owls have competition for Hull striker
Sheff Wed : 24/04/2014 13:34:00
Owls suffer double injury blow
Sheff Wed : 24/04/2014 13:28:00
Scout Focus: Leeds United
Birmingham : 24/04/2014 13:00:00
Madejski reveals 'slow progress' in owner search
Reading : 24/04/2014 13:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Birmingham v Leeds 26 April 2014
Suggested By:  
Home win 29%
Draw 15%
Away win 56%