Tag Archives: Hull City AFC

Hope fulfilled

Birmingham City won a game, after losing 7 League games plus a Cup game.  And it wasn’t an ugly win; it was beautiful. Blues had 8 corners, 8 shots on target and scored from 3 of them.  Stockdale only had to make one save. It was hard to pick a man of the match because the whole team played well. Continue reading

Hope for Hull game

At this stage of the season, I think most Birmingham City fans would prefer winning ugly to losing better. The stats in Garry Monk’s first two games looked better but you don’t get points for possession or passion. In the game against Cardiff, Birmingham had 16 shots, with 7 on target, but one of Cardiff’s shots ended up in the goal. Continue reading

Friday thoughts

It was freezing cold on Tuesday night and we lost 1-4 but I didn’t regret going to the game. Birmingham City played well for the first 90 minutes though they ran out of steam in time added on. The attendance of 13,175 wasn’t brilliant but it was good to have Blues fans in the Tilton as well as the Kop. Continue reading

A national asset

Birmingham City is not the only football club in crisis mode; it is one of many that are suffering because of the state of football governance in this country. A recent article1 includes a quote from 2011 by the then Sports Minister Hugh Robertson claiming that football was the ‘worst governed sport in the UK’ thanks to astronomical club debts and a gross imbalance of power within the FA’s corridors of power.  Continue reading

More questions than answers

We Birmingham City supporters know that there’s precious little financial transparency in football. A court in Hong Kong is digging through the evidence to determine the source of the money used to buy our club. And while we wait for the verdict, there are a lot more rumours than answers to our questions. Continue reading