Posts Tagged ‘ Birmingham ’

Birmingham 2-1 Arsenal: Martins scores late tap-in to win the cup

February 27, 2011
Birmingham 2-1 Arsenal: Martins scores late tap-in to win the cup

Birmingham blunted Arsenal, and took their chances to record a huge Carling Cup final shock.
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Birmingham 1-1 Aston Villa: a scrappy goal each

January 17, 2011
Birmingham 1-1 Aston Villa: a scrappy goal each

Another tight second city derby ended with a 1-1 draw after an entertaining game.
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Birmingham got a point from Manchester United, Hull didn’t. What was the difference?

January 9, 2010

This site, as much as any other, puts forward the view that successful football results can be attributed to thoughtful, well-crafted, intelligent tactics. Sometimes, though, it comes down to just putting your head in where it hurts. Manchester United went to both Hull and Birmingham recently, conceding a goal in each. But...
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Birmingham 0-0 Man City – why is Hughes not playing a 4-3-3?

November 1, 2009
Birmingham 0-0 Man City – why is Hughes not playing a 4-3-3?

Manchester City won their first four Premiership games of the season, playing a 4-3-3 system. Now, they have now failed to win any of their last four games, playing a 4-4-2 system. No-one is mentioning the shift in shape – one that appears to have weakened the side, and doesn’t bring the best out...
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