Birmingham City - Hughton Wants To Keep Carling Cup
UK time is: 20:42:24
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Hughton Wants To Keep Carling Cup

Birmingham City manager Chris Hughton says that his side won`t be letting go of the Carling Cup that easily, even though they face a daunting trip to Manchester City on Wednesday.

Things are a lot different now at St Andrews since winning the Cup in February. Half the squad is missing, there has been a relegation and a new manager has been installed after Alex McLeish walked out on the club.

But even though Hughton would be keen to hang onto the Cup, there is the league and Europa to think about.

"Our main priority is the Championship and doing as well as we can in that, but we know what the cup competitions mean to the club and the supporters," Hughton said.

"It's impossible to go into any game and not want to win it, whatever problems that can cause regarding fixtures. I don't think there's any game you can go into and not want to win.

"We don't want to relinquish the trophy lightly, it will be a tough ask going there (to Manchester City), but it's impossible to not look forward to the challenge."


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:Wednesday September 21 2011

Time: 4:29PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Birmingham City Articles

How to Sign Demarai Gray (Monday August 31 2015)

Opinion: Player of the Month (Sunday August 30 2015)

Rowett: Got to Keep Going (Sunday August 30 2015)

Stats: MK Dons v Birmingham City (Sunday August 30 2015)

Rowett on Gray and Aston Villa (Friday August 28 2015)

Bolton U21's 1-1 Blues (Thursday August 27 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
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
4. Q.P.R. 5 3 1 1 2 10
5. Cardiff 5 2 3 0 3 9
6. Middlesbrough 5 2 2 1 4 8
7. Birmingham 4 2 2 0 3 8
8. Charlton 5 2 2 1 2 8
9. Burnley 5 2 2 1 0 8
10. Leeds Utd 5 1 4 0 1 7

Birmingham City Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

How to Sign Demarai Gray
Birmingham : 31/08/2015 20:17:00
Boss Takes Positives From Defeat
Preston : 31/08/2015 20:12:00
Reading complete the Signing of Piazon
Reading : 31/08/2015 20:02:01
Striker Setback!
Preston : 31/08/2015 20:02:00
Ready.... set.... still waiting for go....
Blackburn : 31/08/2015 18:52:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Birmingham City v Bristol City (Championship)
Suggested By:  
Home win 88%
Draw 12%
Away win 0%