Vital Football

Latest Birmingham City News

Arsenal Must Deal With Pressure - CJ

Arsenal Must Deal With Pressure - CJ

Birmingham striker Cameron Jerome says that all the pressure will be on Arsenal in Sunday`s Carling Cup final at Wembley.

There is no doubt that the Gunners start as favourites to lift the trophy, but they have a fixture pile up at the moment and there is tremendous pressure on them to win something this season as the trophy cabinet has been bare for the last five years.

Jerome said: 'Will the lack of trophies put pressure on them? I think it is going to. They are overwhelming favourites and everyone is writing us off outside of our camp. That is going to add the pressure on them, and also them not winning a trophy for a while.

'They had a league game on Wednesday (against Stoke), have a narrow lead in the Champions League against Barcelona, and have also got an FA Cup replay.

'They are in a lot of competitions so hopefully we can catch them slipping.'


Jerome has got his head screwed on though, he accepts that Arsenal will have to be having something of an off day for Blues to step up their play and win the cup, but sees there is no harm in trying.

He added: 'But are their too many balls for Arsenal to juggle? Possibly. Definitely. I think Arsene Wenger would prefer to get a trophy.

'He is definitely going to go for it. It's a major cup final.

'But, with them having one eye on the Champions League, still being involved in the FA Cup and the league, maybe some of them will think in the back of their mind that the Barcelona game is more important then Birmingham.

'Hopefully they will get complacent and think they can just turn up to win comfortably.'


JOIN US ON...http://www.facebookloginhut.com/facebook-login/

FOLLOW ON...http://www.facebookloginhut.com/facebook-login/







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

Writer:Foxxy
Date:Thursday February 24 2011
Time: 5:10PM

Login to post a comment

Best of International Football News

-

Recent Birmingham City Articles

Vital Football Backs The Pride Of Britain Winner Appeal

Vital Football backing the Pride of Britain winner Moin's appeal. Please help.

Championship Boasts Third Biggest Crowds In Europe

Last week UEFA published their Club Licensing Benchmarking Report and one of the telling conclusions from the study was that the English Championship...

VARy Impressive At 98.9% Accuracy

The International Football Association Board have claimed that 98.9% of Video Assistant Referee decisions are correct during its two year worldwide trial.

Blues linked with former Wigan striker

Blues are keen on Hugo Rodallega, according to reports

Birmingham City Archived 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 field a weakened team at Huddersfield in the FA Cup?
Suggested By:
Yes56%
No40%
Half & half4%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
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

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Ohio21
2.David Village20
3.Bluesince198015
4.WayCoolBlue13
5.Rob Wildey16
6.gazal4
7.greatsince683
8.Le Hane3
9.Miami2
Vital Football Comment