UK time is: 18:29:57
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Returning Players Boost Blues Chances At Wigan

Birmingham manager Alex McLeish will have a welcome boost ahead of the game with Wigan this weekend as he gets news of at least six players being back and available for selection.

Blues crashed out of the FA Cup last weekend with a depleted squad, eight first teamers were missing for the kick off and they lost two more ( Barry Ferguson and Martin Jiranek) during the clash which City lost 3-2.

But things look better for Blues ahead of the Wigan trip. Stephen Carr, Roger Johnson, Obafemi Martins, Craig Gardner, Ferguson and Jiranek have all been training this week and all receive a clean bill of health for the six-pointer.

McLeish said to the Press Association: 'We had a right few missing last week and, if they had played, there could have been a danger of them incurring muscle injuries and being out for the next month or even longer.

'It was good for them to get a regeneration of the batteries and also to get some much needed treatment.

'Johnson, Martins, Ferguson, Carr, Jiranek all trained today and were declared fit by the medical staff".


But doubts still remain over whether Nikola Zigic, Lee Bowyer, David Bentley and Keith Fahey will be available.

McLeish added: 'Zigic, Fahey, Bowyer, Bentley did some separate work with the physios so they are the doubts.'

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

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




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:Friday March 18 2011

Time: 6:39AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Could do with Bentley back, he adds that touch of class and can score from miles out
Latchford59
Report Abuse
18/03/2011 06:47:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Birmingham City Articles

Birmingham Reject Fourth Approach For Gray (Wednesday January 28 2015)

Blues Boss on Wednesday Draw (Wednesday January 28 2015)

Latest Gray Rumors (Wednesday January 28 2015)

Young Prospect Player Analysis (Wednesday January 28 2015)

Gleeson Confident of Right Reaction (Monday January 26 2015)

Birmingham Winger Needs Tactical Work (Monday January 26 2015)

Wednesday To Deploy New Signing (Monday January 26 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

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
8. Norwich 27 12 7 8 16 43
9. Sheff Wed 27 9 11 7 -2 38
10. Blackburn 27 9 9 9 -1 36
11. Birmingham 27 9 9 9 -8 36
12. Forest 27 8 10 9 -2 34
13. Cardiff 26 9 7 10 -3 34
14. Fulham 27 10 4 13 -7 34

Breaking League News

Kayal Targets Brighton Success
Brighton : 30/01/2015 18:21:00
Clark Tries to Give Lewis Clarity
Blackpool : 30/01/2015 18:07:00
Redmond Returns Home
Norwich : 30/01/2015 18:00:00
Clark - Two Birds One Brighton
Blackpool : 30/01/2015 17:59:00
Vital Preview: Cardiff v Derby
Cardiff : 30/01/2015 17:18:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Birmingham v Norwich
Suggested By:  
Home win 60%
Draw 10%
Away win 30%