UK time is: 02:48:44
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Toys Out Of The Pram - Bendtner

After not being allowed to take the penalty against Preston, Bendtner stropped and refused to celebrate with his team mates.

Gary McSheffrey has explained his decision and I for one am thoroughly on side with him:

'Nicklas is a young lad who wants to score goals but today I was always going to take it - whether I was on a hat-trick or not.

'The boss wants me to take them and I have given them away before.

'When I was at Coventry, Bjarni Gudjonsson had already scored twice and I gave a penalty to him to get his hat-trick even though I was the taker.

'He missed and Eric Black told me never to do that again. It is a lesson I have learned.

'Nicklas set me up for the penalty so there are no hard feelings. It was inevitable I was going to take it and get a hat-trick.'

Bendtner himself has explained the strop, and to be honest just sounds like a spoilt little brat if I'm to be honest about things.

Fair enough he wants as many goals as he can possibly get, no problems there, but if the manager has picked a taker then suck it up and impress the manager to change his mind. Don't try and steal the ball and then sulk by the corner flag - that's just childish.

'I wanted it. I played him in and wanted the goal.

'I asked him for it but then all the other players were saying he should take it.

'When it's nine against one you just have go down on your own I guess.

'But he already had two goals and I wanted one.'

Blub, Blub.




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:Tuesday December 12 2006

Time: 4:21PM

Your Comments

How bizarre! He needs to ditch that attitude and quickly!
sandgroanun
Oh dear, one of your best players is upset?! Madness!
Tierney
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Birmingham City Articles

Evans Downplays Rowett Influence (Friday November 21 2014)

Norwich Have Not Banned Homophobic Fans (Friday November 21 2014)

Video: Blues Focus Ep 13 (Friday November 21 2014)

Midfielder Joins Birmingham City (Friday November 21 2014)

Robinson: Everyone is Still Confident (Friday November 21 2014)

Most Watched: Zigic Spectacular (Thursday November 20 2014)

Edgar in Action for Canada (Thursday November 20 2014)

Lovenkrands Retires from Football (Thursday November 20 2014)

Summerfield Backs Rowett to Motivate (Wednesday November 19 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. Millwall 17 4 6 7 -5 18
19. Rotherham 17 4 6 7 -9 18
20. Brighton 17 3 8 6 -3 17
21. Bolton 17 5 2 10 -7 17
22. Wigan 17 3 7 7 -4 16
23. Birmingham 17 3 7 7 -15 16
24. Blackpool 17 1 4 12 -18 7

Breaking League News

Cardiff 2 - 1 Reading
Reading : 22/11/2014 01:56:00
Wolves v Forest Match Preview
Forest : 21/11/2014 23:35:00
Cardiff : 21/11/2014 22:10:00
Boro look to maintain progress
Middlesbrough : 21/11/2014 21:55:00
LUFC Hockaday returns to football with Swindon
Leeds Utd : 21/11/2014 19:32:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Rotherham v Birmingham
Suggested By:  
Home win 18%
Draw 16%
Away win 66%