UK time is: 05:15:04
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

City Fightback For Much Needed Points

Birmingham twice came from behind to win 3-2 at St Andrews on Friday night.

On paper it looked like a tough one for Blues with Boro looking to go level at the top of the Championship with leaders Cardiff.

Tony Mowbray's side had gone ahead in the 14th minute when captain Grant Leadbitter got on the end of an Andy Halliday cross to head home.

But a penalty put Blues level when King was tripped in the area by Andre Bikey and then made no mistake from the spot.

On 62 minutes a bit of loose defending by Pablo Ibanez resulted in McDonald ending a goalmouth scramble by firing home to put the visitors in front for a second time.

That lead lasted just four minutes before Wade Elliott netted with a lob that keeper Jason Steele should really have saved.

And with around eight minutes left on the clock, Peter Lovenkrands found King with a pass and the ex-Watford man made sure that the home fans went home happy.

Blues moved nine points clear of the drop zone.




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:Saturday December 1 2012

Time: 8:56AM

Your Comments

First game at home for a long time that I actually enjoyed, there was something in the air again that said we would win even at 2-1 down. Hope it continues..
elo_fan
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Birmingham City Articles

Talking Point: Formations (Friday July 25 2014)

Kidderminster v Birmingham City (Friday July 25 2014)

Adeyemi Set for New Role (Friday July 25 2014)

Koran Rippers Banned (Friday July 25 2014)

Blog: StAn's Fans 24/07/14 (Thursday July 24 2014)

Hancox is Confident (Thursday July 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)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Birmingham 0 0 0 0 +0 0
2. Blackburn 0 0 0 0 +0 0
3. Blackpool 0 0 0 0 +0 0
4. Bolton 0 0 0 0 +0 0
5. Bournemouth 0 0 0 0 +0 0
6. Brentford 0 0 0 0 +0 0
7. Brighton 0 0 0 0 +0 0

Breaking League News

Kidderminster 0 - 3 Birmingham City
Birmingham : 27/07/2014 22:32:00
Owls share spoils in Rovers friendly
Sheff Wed : 27/07/2014 20:21:00
LUFC Leeds Summer Transfer Rumours - Week Eleven
Leeds Utd : 27/07/2014 19:13:00
The Championship 2014/15 - Brentford
Reading : 27/07/2014 18:23:00
Latics Put On Open Training Session For Fans
Wigan : 27/07/2014 17:42:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Do Birmingham need another striker?
Suggested By:  
Yes 92%
No 5%
Undecided 3%