Vital Football

Latest Birmingham City News

Gaffers View - Barnet - League Cup (h)

Gaffers View - Barnet - League Cup (h)
Lee Clark might have seen his side win 5-1 against Barnet last night in the Capital One Cup, but he was not pleased about the way they set about doing it.

In the first half, the visitors from league two had things much their own way, they even took the lead after half an hour and you couldn't help feeling that one of those nights were in the pipeline.

But Blues were back in it after Marlon King netted from the penalty spot, although even then City had another scare just before the half time whistle.

After the break Blues came back with Captain Steven Caldwell smashing the ball home for 2-1, it my not have been a deserved lead, but they were in front none-the-less.

Darren Ambrose notched a third in the 54th minute, then Peter Lovenkrands scored the fourth three minutes from time and Wade Elliott scored a fifth a minute later.

Clark told the Press Association: : 'We didn't cause them enough problems early on.

'We had to change a few things at half-time. The players and myself were in agreement what was necessary and we did what was required.

'The second half performance was a big improvement.Not only did we score four goals we actually didn't give them much sight of our goal.

'Basically, it was not us playing at the right speed. Certainly when we did it in the second half that we looked a different side.

'I have to praise the players. They are a honest bunch of players and they are top players who have high demands of themselves.'

Writer:Foxxy
Date:Wednesday August 15 2012
Time: 6:04PM

Comments

0
Should,t be too hard on the lads, you cant complain at that for a first game
gedderz
15/08/2012 18:20:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Birmingham City Articles

Opinion: Predicted line up Vs. Middlesbrough

Vital Birmingham editor Tom Heslop discusses who he thinks will be in the starting XI for this week's game against Middlesbrough

Officials - Middlesbrough v Birmingham (22/11/17)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Middlesbrough and Birmingham City this Wednesday.

BBC Report - Championship Details For 2017

The BBC's Price of Football annual survey was released this week, and their investigation shows that the price of Championship football has fallen in 2017.

The Three Pointer Vs. Nottingham Forest

Luke Turner previews tomorrow's game

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)

How will Blues do against Millwall?
Suggested By:
Win 41%
Draw4%
Lose55%
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.Ohio25
2.Bluesince198011
3.Le Hane7
4.David Village7
5.greatsince685
6.WayCoolBlue1
7.Kramer1
8.Brooklyn1
Write for Vital Football