Vital Football

Latest Birmingham City News

Blues Show Creative Purpose

Swindon Town
0 - 3
Birmingham City

County Ground

17.07.13 7.45pm

Attendance: 1,433 (388 Away)

Referee:

New boy Lee Novak scored twice either side of half time before Andrew Shinne rounded off the result four minutes from time!

Blues fans may remember former player Mark Cooper in the dug-out for Swindon, whilst the team produced an efficient performance to overcome Cooper's side.

Burke wriggled through the Swindon box to set up Novak from 6 yards out for Blues first goal.

A beautiful Blues move starting with Koby Arthur to Shinnie who set Hancox off on his way to put Novak in from yards out meant Lee Clark's men went 2-0 up.

Shinnie's 86th minute goal came from just inside the box as he fired past the home keeper.

Swindon had chances throughout and were particularly dangerous through the middle of the park where Blues failed to cope at times, Randolph had a great game between the sticks for us.

Blues overall play with the ball was really good, there could have been plenty more goals but it just wasn't to be on this day.

Star Player

Andrew Shinnie had a really good game, and was a goal threat throughout, eventually scoring tips him just over Novak for Star Player.


Writer:Christopher Handy
Date:Thursday July 18 2013
Time: 12:46PM

Comments

0
Good game, Oxford and Shrewsbury should be similar results. Lets see how we handle Hull!
Chrisblues
18/07/2013 12:48:00
0
Hull will be a good test
Roll up
20/07/2013 12:46:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

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 90%
No6%
Undecided4%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Brighton 32 20 8 4 68 28
2 Newcastle 31 21 3 7 66 35
3 Huddersfield 31 19 4 8 61 7
4 Reading 32 18 6 8 60 6
5 Leeds Utd 33 18 4 11 58 11
6 Sheff Wed 32 17 7 8 58 11
7 Norwich 33 15 6 12 51 11
8 Fulham 31 13 10 8 49 15
9 Barnsley 33 14 7 12 49 4
10 Preston 33 13 10 10 49 4
11 Derby County 31 13 8 10 47 7
12 Cardiff 33 13 6 14 45 -2
13 Ipswich 33 10 11 12 41 -7
14 Birmingham 33 10 10 13 40 -14
15 Brentford 31 10 7 14 37 -1
16 Q.P.R. 32 10 7 15 37 -11
17 Aston Villa 31 8 12 11 36 -6
18 Forest 33 10 6 17 36 -12
19 Wolves 31 9 8 14 35 -4
20 Burton 32 9 7 16 34 -13
21 Bristol City 31 9 5 17 32 -4
22 Wigan 32 7 9 16 30 -9
23 Blackburn 31 7 8 16 29 -13
24 Rotherham 33 4 5 24 17 -43
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)

Feb 24 2017 7:45PM : Wolverhampton Wanderers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
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

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.David Village41
2.WayCoolBlue39
3.Brooklyn25
4.Rob Wildey117
5.gazal10
6.Plynch5
7.WhoRya4
8.Chrisblues4
9.BCFCFAN3
10.GreatDane2
Write for Vital Football