Vital Football

Latest Birmingham City News

McSheffrey Moves Clear

McSheffrey Moves Clear

- Striker Is 106 Points Ahead Of Nearest Rival In The Actim Index -

Birmingham City`s Gary McSheffrey has moved 106 points clear of his nearest rival in The Actim Index, the Official Player Ratings of the Coca-Cola Championship, after his match-winning goal and performance in the 1-0 victory over Stoke City.

The former Coventry City forward met Nicklas Bendtner's fine cross at the far post in the 74th minute with a bullet header, claiming all three points for the Blues. Actim Stats reveal that this season McSheffrey has contributed 14 goals, 95 shots, 59 tackles, two clearances, 12 interceptions, five blocks, 33 dribbles, 87 crosses and 373 passes in 2,810 minutes of football.

Birmingham`s second highest-ranked player is on-loan striker Nicklas Bendtner. The 19-year-old Danish striker has so far scored eight league goals this season. He has also had 49 shots at goal and made 36 tackles, eight clearances, 13 interceptions, one block, 34 dribbles, 15 crosses and 262 passes in 2,286 minutes of first team action.

The Actim Index is calculated using a unique mathematical formula that rates each player`s contribution be it goals, shots, passes, dribbles, tackles, crosses, saves, clearances, blocks, interceptions, time on the pitch or number of points gained by the team with marks deducted for red and yellow cards. Two additional calculations, which take account of player assists and goalkeeper`s clean sheets, have been added for the new season to increase the amount of variables a player is now measured by.

Analysis of all Championship games is taking place throughout the season and so far the top five Birmingham City players are:

Player/Ranking/Position Ranking/Index Score

Gary McSheffrey, 1, Highest Ranked Striker, 619

Nicklas Bendtner, 14, 9th Highest Ranked Striker, 413

Maik Taylor, 22, 4th Highest Ranked, Goalkeeper, 389

Rowan Vine, 43, 13th Highest Ranked Striker, 355

Radhi Jaidi, 44, 11th Highest Ranked Defender, 355

The list of the Top 100 players and Top 5 players by position will be available free of charge from the Actim website: www.pa sport.com/en/products/actim.html which will be updated during the football season every Tuesday for the Barclays Premiership and every Thursday for The Coca-Cola Championship.


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

Writer:Site Staff
Date:Friday February 16 2007
Time: 3:53PM

Comments

0
Macca the main man glad to see him doing well
ccfcks
18/02/2007 16:41:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Bellew Lets Rip at Haye

Recent Birmingham City Articles

Opinion: Was Robinson's Card a Bad Thing?

Sask's opinion on Paul Robinson's sending off.

Che Adams could be Jutkiewicz's perfect partner

Rob Wildey praises the performance of Che Adams in the victory at Wolves

The set-piece conundrum

Vital Birmingham editor Tom Heslop discusses one of the biggest issues that Gianfranco Zola and his side currently have

Who Serves A Suspension This Week - 27/2/17

Here's a list of all the players currently serving, or under a suspension at the beginning of the week that will potentially keep them out of contention...

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)

Should Gianfranco Zola be sacked?
Suggested By: Rob Wildey
Yes 80%
No17%
Undecided3%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Brighton 33 21 8 4 71 31
2 Newcastle 33 22 4 7 70 37
3 Huddersfield 33 20 5 8 65 8
4 Leeds Utd 34 19 4 11 61 12
5 Reading 34 18 6 10 60 2
6 Sheff Wed 34 17 7 10 58 9
7 Fulham 33 14 11 8 53 17
8 Norwich 34 15 7 12 52 11
9 Preston 34 14 10 10 52 5
10 Barnsley 34 14 8 12 50 4
11 Derby County 33 13 9 11 48 6
12 Cardiff 34 13 7 14 46 -2
13 Brentford 33 12 7 14 43 2
14 Birmingham 34 11 10 13 43 -13
15 Ipswich 34 10 12 12 42 -7
16 Q.P.R. 34 11 7 16 40 -11
17 Aston Villa 33 9 12 12 39 -7
18 Forest 34 10 7 17 37 -12
19 Burton 34 9 9 16 36 -13
20 Wolves 32 9 8 15 35 -5
21 Bristol City 33 9 6 18 33 -6
22 Wigan 34 7 10 17 31 -10
23 Blackburn 32 7 9 16 30 -13
24 Rotherham 34 4 5 25 17 -45
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Birmingham City Results (view all)

Birmingham City Fixtures (view all)

Mar 3 2017 7:45PM : Leeds United (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 7 2017 7:45PM : Wigan Athletic (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 11 2017 3:00PM : Cardiff City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 18 2017 3:00PM : Newcastle United (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Ipswich Town (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 4 2017 7:45PM : Brighton & Hove Albion (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.David Village65
2.WayCoolBlue60
3.Brooklyn35
4.Rob Wildey124
5.gazal19
6.WhoRya14
7.Plynch6
8.Chrisblues5
9.BCFCFAN3
10.GreatDane3
Vital Football Comment