Vital Football

Latest Birmingham City News

Black Warns Blues Over QPR

Black Warns Blues Over QPR

Eric Black has warned Blues not to underestimate QPR despite them lying third from bottom in the table.

The assistant manager believes that they are made of sterner stuff in front of their own fans after scouting them recently ahead of our clash.

'Loftus Road is an old type stadium where the supporters are right on top of you so it can be an intimidating atmosphere.

'I saw them against Ipswich, where they started really well.

'They went 1-0 up and looked as if they were going to go on and win the game, but then conceded a goal from a penalty and a corner and ultimately lost the game.

'Although they haven't had a particularly good start to the season, they've got some decent players in their side.

'They've got Dexter Blackstock who they took from Southampton - he's a good footballer.

'There's also Cook who came from Watford and Zak Rehman from Fulham and although striker Kevin Gallon is in the twilight of his carer he's still a good footballer.

'It will probably make it slightly more open in that they're the home side and they have to try and win it, whereas when teams come to St Andrew's they don't necessarily need to do that.

'We might find there might be times when there is more space in behind and more opportunities to counter.

'On Saturday against Hull I thought our front pairing were excellent.

'DJ was outstanding for the first hour and Bendtner was excellent as well.

'Both of those players are capable of playing against set defences or on the counter attack, so we're confident we can break them down.'


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

Writer:
Date:Tuesday September 12 2006
Time: 2:23PM

Comments

0
Looks like he heeded their advice. Good win.
FEn_100
13/09/2006 01:42:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Whyte Wins on US Debut

Vital F1 - Blog: Spa Preview

Recent Birmingham City Articles

Transfer Talk: Blues look set to hold onto wantaway defender

Birmingham City are reportedly set to keep hold of Ryan Shotton

Transfer Talk: Blues interested in Chelsea forward

Birmingham City are reportedly interested in Chelsea forward Jeremie Boga

Officials - Birmingham v Bournemouth (22/8/17)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the EFL Cup tie between Birmingham City and Bournemouth this Tuesday.

2017/18 League Cup Third Round Draw On Thursday

The third round draw for this year's EFL Cup will take place on Thursday August 24.

Archived Vital Birmingham 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)

Where will Blues finish next season?
Suggested By:
Top 213%
Top 638%
7th - 14th35%
15th - 21st7%
Bottom 37%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Birmingham City Results (view all)

Birmingham City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Le Hane484
2.Ohio43
3.gazal24
4.David Village20
5.Percey12
6.WhoRya3
7.WayCoolBlue2
8.Andy Exall2
9.BCFC4EVER1
10.Sausage n egg1
Write for Vital Football