UK time is: 01:01:03
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Bendtner Looks At Big Picture

Speaking following his Blues debut and goal that gave us the 2-1 win over Colchester, Nicklas Bendtner looks at what was important.

The 18 year old, on loan from Arsenal, joined up with the team on Thursday and had only one training session before being called into the team to face Colchester on the opening day of the season.

With 11 minutes to go, he stepped up and put away the winner that guaranteed us our first 3 points of the season.

Speaking to the official site he said:

'The most important thing is that the team won but to score the winning goal was even better for me.

'When the ball first came into the box I honestly thought about hitting it first time but then I saw the man closing me down so I decided it would be better to take it down and take it around him.

'I have heard that a lot of clubs were interested in me but I felt that Birmingham was a good choice.

'I spoke to the Arsenal manager and we decided that would be the best move for me.

'My long term aim is to get into the Arsenal first team, but in the meantime I want to score goals for Birmingham and help them get promoted.

'Hopefully I can get a chance to show the manager that I am the right man to start up front in every game.'




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:  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday August 7 2006

Time: 4:54PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Birmingham City Articles

Blues Fans Confident of Win (Saturday October 25 2014)

Birmingham Desperate for Home Win (Saturday October 25 2014)

Hughes Predicts Doom and Gloom (Saturday October 25 2014)

What The Stats Say: Bournemouth (Saturday October 25 2014)

Thompson Follows Clark Out (Saturday October 25 2014)

Video: Blues Focus Episode 10 (Friday October 24 2014)

Highlights: Blackburn 1-0 Blues (Friday October 24 2014)

Blues U21s 1-1 Brentford U21s (Friday October 24 2014)

Townsend Told No Cup Football (Friday October 24 2014)

Gray Deal With Liverpool Rubbished (Friday October 24 2014)

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
18. Leeds Utd 14 4 4 6 -4 16
19. Wigan 14 3 6 5 -1 15
20. Fulham 14 4 2 8 -6 14
21. Brighton 14 2 7 5 -3 13
22. Bolton 14 3 2 9 -11 11
23. Birmingham 14 2 5 7 -16 11
24. Blackpool 14 1 3 10 -14 6

Breaking League News

Karanka happy with display
Middlesbrough : 25/10/2014 23:11:00
Rotherham : 25/10/2014 22:28:00
Honours even between challengers
Middlesbrough : 25/10/2014 22:06:00
Eight Bar Blues..as Cherries hit record
Bournemouth : 25/10/2014 21:54:00
McClean Double Downs Derby
Derby County : 25/10/2014 21:46:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Birmingham City v Bournemouth
Suggested By:  
Home win 40%
Draw 20%
Away win 40%