Birmingham City - Bad Day At The Office Again
UK time is: 13:11:00
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Bad Day At The Office Again

Steve Bruce has bemoaned last nights result and called it 'a horrible night' as we went down 3-1 to Southend.

Following on from our Cup exit the last thing we needed was to lose our next league match, after waiting so long to play one.

Speaking after the match Bruce said:

'We've had a horrible night after starting so brightly. We went ahead and then Gary McSheffrey had a blatant penalty turned down.

'But we gave away a calamitous goal for their equaliser and from then the fans became nervous and on edge. We huffed and puffed but weren't convincing.

'We have to handle things better than we did tonight. Individually and collectively we fell way short of the standards we have set in the past.

'You need quite a few people to perform if you are going to get positive results and I can't think of anyone who did that. If we thought we were going to swan away with the league and be big time Charlies then it isn't going to happen.'

Blues are now 6 points adrift of leaders Derby but do have games in hand so it's not as awful a New Year run as it looks to be honest. We have to get back to winning ways though and make this loss a blip on the road to promotion and not the start of a horrific run.

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:Wednesday January 31 2007

Time: 12:07PM


Have Your Say

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

Recent Birmingham City Articles

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
1. Brighton 10 6 4 0 6 22
2. Middlesbrough 10 6 2 2 10 20
3. Reading 10 5 3 2 9 18
4. Birmingham 10 5 3 2 6 18
5. Hull City 10 5 3 2 6 18
6. Burnley 10 5 3 2 3 18
7. Derby County 10 4 5 1 5 17

Birmingham City Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Should Maghoma Start?
Birmingham : 06/10/2015 12:49:00
RUFC - Cup Action Football For Reserves Today
Rotherham : 06/10/2015 09:28:01
RUFC - Would You Welcome A Director Of Football‏
Rotherham : 06/10/2015 09:06:00
Interest in Demarai Gray continues to grow
Birmingham : 06/10/2015 09:00:01
Villa to make £10million Afobe move?
Wolves : 06/10/2015 09:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Will Birmingham City Make The Play-Offs?
Suggested By:  Sask
Yes 38%
No 62%